BELLINGHAM, Mass. – Denise Bedford and Michael Belisle II exchanged wedding vows in an afternoon ceremony on Sept. 28 at the Coachmen’s Lodge. The officiant was Geri Weinstein. A reception followed the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Carol Bedford of Woonsocket and James Bedford of Attleboro, Mass., and the late Dawne Bedford. The groom is the son of Lynn and Casey Marcotte of South Carolina.

The maid of honor was Shannon Mercado and the maid of honor was Jennifer Brien. Bridesmaids were Christine Bedford, Krystal Kelly and Jennifer Leach, sisters of the bride, Ashley Lemek, Lyndsey Tucker, and Samantha Bedford, goddaughter of the bride.

The best man was Rob Niquette, brother-in-law of the groom, and the best woman was Corey Bandieri, sister of the groom. Ushers were Michael Belisle III, son of the bride and groom, Michael Bandieri, cousin of the groom, Mark Van Wyck, Tim Glick and Neil Britto, nephew of the groom.

The flower girls were Skylar Belisle, daughter of the bride and groom, and Sophia Mercado, goddaughter of the bride.

The bride graduated from the Community College of Rhode Island in 2005 and Bryant University in 2009. She is a care coordinator at Family Service of R.I.

The groom is the owner of Belisle Painting and Flooring.

The couple were high school sweethearts. They honeymooned in Costa Rica.

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