Lauren and Jonathan


PORTLAND — The wedding of Lauren Frances Metevier and Jonathan Shumeyko was held at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 31 at First Parish Church in Portland. The Rev. Ronald M. Franklin officiated at the ceremony.

Mrs. Shumeyko is the daughter of Paul and Gay Metevier of North Yarmouth. Mr. Shumeyko is the son of Daniel and Mary Shumeyko of Pompton Plains, N.J.

The bride wore a gossamer chiffon ruched gown with beads, deep V neckline and silver encrusted halter straps with a bare back.

The best friend of the bride, Stacy Powell, attended her as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Mary Metevier and Molly Metevier, sisters of the bride, Jennifer Cope Metevier, sister-in-law of the bride, and Amelia Shumeyko and Kate Shumeyko, sisters of the bridegroom. Sylvie Evanchik, niece of the bridegroom, was flower girl.

Serving as best man was Seth Metevier, brother of the bride. Ushers were Peter Duquette, Beau Gleason and Brian Veroneau, friends of the bridegroom. Julien Evanchik, nephew of the bridegroom, was ring bearer.

A reception followed at Ocean Gateway Pier in Portland, after which the couple traveled to Jay Peak in Vermont. They plan a trip to Belize in June. They are residing in Westbrook.

The bride is a 2005 graduate of Cheverus High School and a 2009 graduate of College of the Holy Cross with a major in psychology and a minor in pre-med. She is currently a registered nurse enrolled in the nurse practitioner program at the University of Southern Maine. She is employed at Crossfit Casco Bay in Portland and Spring Harbor Hospital in Westbrook.

The bridegroom is a 1998 graduate of Pequannock Township High School and a 2001 graduate of Boston College with a degree in psychology and from the University of Southern Maine with a master’s degree in clinical counseling. He is an LCPC currently the clinical coordinator at a residential treatment program in Portland.

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