|| Massachusetts Justice
of the Peace, Maryann DeLoria, is delighted to officiate at marriage
ceremonies for all wedding couples anywhere in Western Massachusetts.
This JP resides in Agawam, Massachusetts but has celebrated weddings in
the entire Springfield, Northampton, Holyoke, Chicopee and Berkshire
areas. Each custom designed wedding ceremony by Justice Maryann is
prepared especially for you.
Maryann is a well-loved, highly regarded and experienced wedding
officiant. She is, with her degree in English literature, an
accomplished and skillful writer proficient in customizing ceremonies
designed to answer your needs as Bride and Groom while respecting your
families' traditions and heritage. Choose from traditional,
contemporary, religious, or non-religious ceremonies. Justice Maryann
has studied comparative religions and offers weddings derived from the
Catholic, Jewish, Protestant, or Buddhist faiths. She also designs
interfaith services. Your wedding will beautifully reflect your
personal vision of love.
Maryann shares, for your selection, an extensive library of wedding
readings and vows. If you prefer, she can guide you in writing your own
vows. The words of your ceremony will radiate your heart's message to
your beloved and inspire your guests. "It's your wedding and should
convey exactly what YOU want," is her philosophy.
optional special touches are available to include in your ceremony,
such as the Unity candle, Appreciation Roses, a Sand ceremony, the Kiss
of Peace, a Hand ceremony, and a beautiful Family ceremony involving
Maryann has a background in public speaking and her voice is confident,
warm and soothing; her manner calm, patient and supportive. She
performs joyful, loving wedding ceremonies in your choice of location
from intimate weddings for two, (Massachusetts law does not require
witnesses - just the Bride and Groom and the officiant) to big formal
ceremonies with hundreds of guests. Even if you opt for a private
wedding - just you and your fiancÚ - call Justice Maryann and, with a
series of questions, she will customize your ceremony by phone.
Maryann provides both Spanish and bilingual weddings. She has been
honored to be asked to officiate at a large number of Black and
interracial ceremonies, and offers a collection of African-American
readings and a broom jumping ceremony.
Whether your setting is a private living room, a park, a garden, or a
mountain top, a wooded glen, a lakeside, or a formal well-known wedding
venue, Justice Maryann will create a wonderful, personalized ceremony
that will remain forever a treasured memory for you and your loved ones.
JP has celebrated weddings in her hometown of Agawam in such diverse
locations as Chez Josef, The Oaks, Crestview Country Club, Country
Estates Assisted Living, The Federal and Robinson State Park. She has
performed marriages throughout the entire Springfield, Holyoke,
Chicopee, and Northampton areas at various venues such as The Log
Cabin, The Delaney House, Wistariahurst Museum, Yankee Pedlar Inn, the
Springfield Marriott, Hotel Northampton, Clarion Hotel, Castle of
Knights, and the Knights of Columbus. Justice Maryann loves to
officiate at summertime marriages at the beautiful locations of Forest
Park, Stanley Park and Look Park as well as Mt. Skinner and Mt
Sugarloaf. Among her favorite locales are Cranwell Resort and Spa in
the Berkshires and the Chapel at Wilbraham Munson Academy.
Justice Maryann is available to meet with you at your convenience.
Call, 413-789-2798, to arrange an appointment for your premarital
consultation and create with Justice Maryann the ceremony of your