Gerald Oglan

Gerry was born and raised in Windsor. It won’t take you long to notice one of Gerry's strengths is his attention to detail, follow up and communication with you to make your wedding ceremony a memorable one. Gerry's enjoys being an Officiant and seeing people laugh and have fun. He taught elementary school in Windsor before obtaining his doctorate from the University of South Carolina and served on the faculty at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan. He’s worked with the Hospice of Windsor/Essex County, coached minor baseball, hockey and enjoys golfing and fishing.

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Areas served

Amherstburg, Belle River, Essex, Harrow, Kingsville, Lakeshore, LaSalle, Leamington, Windsor


Sarah & Etienne
Gerry (Oglan) is exceptional! From the time we booked all the way through to a follow up after the wedding Gerry was attentive, very patient with us and willing to tailor our ceremony to our needs. We had a unique set of circumstances leading up to our wedding and Gerry was our guide. Very helpful, always smiling and his ceremony made many laugh and many cry. He did it all! We want to say a huge thank you for marrying us- if we had to do it again, we’d choose you! Looking forward to renewing our vows with Gerry :)
Sarah & Etienne
Wayne & Lorna
Gerald made our day feel special and as important to him as to us. His personal flare and professional manner was exceptional. Gerald was able to be flexible with our possibly changing schedule and was very accommodating. If you are looking for a personal and presentable service with a genuinely nice officiant, Gerald is for you. Wayne & Lorna, May 18, 2018
Jacqueline & Geoff
Gerry Oglan helped us to create a ceremony that was full of joy, lots of fun moments and love. He helped us balance new ideas we had and still add lots of traditional elements. We were able to enjoy the ceremony, stress free, and listen to every word. He helped touch upon the modern ideas of wedding vows being in constant change and always being reworked in a marriage and also spoke to the old, loving traction of marriage. We feel he helped us have a contemporary ceremony with traditional vows. Gerry spoke eloquently and helped guide a great ceremony (that wasn’t too long!). Everyone commented that our ceremony was full of love and “so us”. No better comment. Gerry was always quick to return emails and easily available for meetings. Any couple would be lucky to secure Gerry for their wedding. [Pic courtesy of John and Samantha Butler Photography]
Jacqueline & Geoff
Scott & Julie
We were so pleased with our wedding ceremony. Gerry Oglan made us feel comfortable and special. He was very personable and professional. We would highly recommend him. Scott & Julie Sept 8th, 2018