Leanna Mary Wilson and Benjamin Joel Collard, both of Canton
July 18, 2014
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:18 am

Leanna Mary Wilson and Benjamin Joel Collard, both of Canton, were married on July 18 in a ceremony in Ogdensburg.

The bride is the daughter of Emily and Roger WIlson of Ogdensburg.

She graduated from SUNY Potsdam in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in biology. She received her master's degree in healthcare from Roberts Wesleyan College in 2014.

The groom is the son of Curt and Gail Collard of Larwill, Ind.

He was enlisted with the U.S. Army from 2008 to 2011 and completed a tour of duty in Iraq. He received a bachelor's degree in biology from Clarkson University in 2014 and is now enrolled in medical school at St. George's University in St. George's, Grenada.

The couple wedded at the Gran View Restaurant by pastor David Sheppard.

The bride's father, Roger Wilson, gave her in marriage.

Matron of honor was the bride's sister, Melissa Fennessy. Bride's maids included Jennifer Wilson, Joy Collard, Mallory Hamilton and Chelsea Pavelka. Flower girls were Gabriella Fennessy, Madilynn Fennessy and Jocelynn Collard.

Best man was Joseph Collard. Groomsmen included Chris Collard, Michael Fennessy, Joshua Anthony, AJ Fazio and Michael Carlson.

Ring bearers were Cullen Fennesy, Connor Rheome and Luke Collard.

Musician for the ceremony and reception was Cory Williams.

They plan on a honeymoon in Florida.

The bride will now go by Leanna Collard.

The couple resides in St. George's, Grenada.