Wedding vows were exchanged by Courtney Ann McCarthy and Matthew Wells Gutierrez at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, in St. Paul’s Church in Princeton, N.J. Monsignor Walter E. Dolan officiated.
Deirdre and Jim McCarthy of Monmouth Junction, N.J., are the parents of the bride. She is the granddaughter of Marie and George Brennan of Hamilton, N.J., and Claire and Robert McCarthy of Neptune, N.J.
The groom is the son of Louise and Roy Gutierrez, 40 Hallen Court. He is the grandson of Celestina Gutierrez of Little Rock and the late Felix Gutierrez, formerly of Fayetteville, N.C., and Maurine and the late Dr. Joseph P. Hale, also of Fayetteville.
The chancel was decorated with arrangements of roses, dahlias and hydrangeas in a bronze urn. Nuptial music was by Ernie Andreoli. Scripture readers were Callie Gutierrez of Little Rock and Kathleen Kren, aunt of the bride.
Given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a Jim Hjelm gown with a lace bodice and full skirt of raw silk. She carried a bouquet of burnt orange circus roses.
Serving as the bride’s honor attendants were her sisters, Meghan McCarthy Vadala of Washington and Marykate Brennan McCarthy of Monmouth Junction. Bridesmaids were Nicole Mott of Richmond, Va.; Emily Lind of Philadelphia; and Kathryn McCarthy, Molly Edwards, Kathryn Whitehead and Jessica Kopec, all of New York.
They wore poppy-colored dresses from J.Crew and carried arrangements of circus roses, brown hypericum and dahlias.
David Gutierrez of Little Rock served as his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Chad Berry of Madison, Miss.; Nate Conrad, Christian Grados, William Haddad and John Kopec, all of New York; Sean Acres of San Francisco; and Spencer Lucker of Washington. Guests were seated by Greg Vadala of Washington.
A reception at Jasna Polana in Princeton followed the ceremony. Gold duppioni cloths covered guest tables centered with arrangements of red, yellow and orange flowers. Music was by the Rich Posmontier Ensemble of Philadelphia.
The bride has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa. She is a strategic analyst for UBS Financial Services Inc. in Weehawken, N.J.
The groom has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania at Philadelphia and is a business strategist for UBS Financial Services in New York.
The couple will live in New York after a wedding trip to The Canary Islands and Madrid.
High Profile, Pages 49 on 09/29/2013
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