Strasburger, Collier: Hilary Simmons Strasburger, daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Frank C. Strasburger, of Brunswick, Maine, formerly of Princeton, to Joshua Richard Collier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Kent Stallard, of Marion, Va.
A 2004 graduate of Princeton High School, Ms. Strasburger received her BA from Bowdoin College (2008) and is a learning specialist at The Hillside School, a boarding middle school for boys in Marlborough, Mass. Mr. Collier, an operatic tenor who made his debut in Tuscany in 2011, received a Bachelor of Music degree from North Carolina School of the Arts (’11) and will complete his Master of Music degree in May at the New England Conservatory. An August wedding is planned at the home of the bride’s parents.
Hastings, Hayes-Patterson: Arlen and Thomas Hastings of Princeton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sara Hastings, to Daniel Hayes-Patterson, son of Priscilla Hayes and Peter Patterson of Robbinsville, New Jersey.
Ms. Hastings is a graduate of Princeton High School and Princeton University. She is the Special Projects Editor for U.S. 1, the business and entertainment newspaper, and affiliated publications. Mr. Hayes-Patterson, a graduate of the Lawrenceville School and Princeton University, is a Software Engineer for Google in New York.
The couple plans on an August wedding in Princeton, where they both reside.
Hudson-Crowley: Ms. Jane Hudson and Dr. Ronald Balthazor of Watkinsville, Georgia, and Dr. Richard Hudson and Ms. Brenda Rodgers of Colbert, Georgia, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Hudson, to Michael Crowley, son of Peter and Patricia Crowley of Princeton, New Jersey.
Ms. Hudson is a graduate of Oconee County High School, Georgia and Cornell University, New York. She is a variable annuity product analyst at Lincoln Financial Group in Hartford, Connecticut. Mr. Crowley is a graduate of Princeton Day School, New Jersey and Bentley University, Massachusetts. He works on the strategy team at Lincoln Financial Group.
The couple currently resides in Simsbury, Connecticut. A wedding date has been set in September on Bald Head Island, North Carolina.
Thompson-Strauss: Leslie Ann Thompson and Michael Clinton Strauss were married Saturday, February 16 at The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. A Catholic priest, Father Patrick Connor of Bordentown, New Jersey, and a Presbyterian Minister, the Reverend Doctor Guy David Hawley of Cincinnati, Ohio, jointly officiated.
Ms. Thompson, 29, is a vice president in Country Risk Strategy at Citigroup in New York. She graduated from Stuart Country Day School in Princeton and magna cum laude from Middlebury College, and earned a Diploma from Sciences Po in Paris and a Master’s from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service. She is the daughter of Dr. Donald Thompson, president of Thompson Mahogany Company in Philadelphia, and Dr. Marian Macchi, formerly of Bell Laboratories and Bell Communications Research and co-founder of the E-Speech software company, both of Princeton, New Jersey. Ms. Thompson’s grandfather, Dr. Donald Thompson, served as president of Canada’s Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Mr. Strauss, 40, is a senior advisor for international macroeconomic policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He was the third generation in his family to attend Williams College, where he served as president of the student body and graduated cum laude. After a stint teaching American literature in Moscow, he received a Master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University, and a concurrent JD from Stanford Law School. He worked for five years as an associate in the London and Paris offices of the New York law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP, then returned to Washington, where he worked for five years as counsel in the legal departments of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Mr. Strauss also plays bass in the popular Washington-based funk and rock band, “Bonjour, Ganesh!”.
Mr. Strauss’ father, the late Peter J Strauss, was a partner with the law firm Graydon, Head & Ritchey and was vice mayor of Cincinnati for several years. His mother, Katherine “Kitty” Strauss, is a Senior Director at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, and also sits on a number of boards in the region, including the executive committee of the Cincinnati Reds Community Fund and the Board of Ohio Cancer Research. Both parents have been honored as “Lions” of the Greater Cincinnati Urban League.
The couple met in the Paris office of Cleary Gottlieb. Avid skiers, their romance was kindled on an impromptu group trip to Chamonix, France over New Year’s 2005-06. They dated, quietly at first, for many years, including long-distance from Paris to Washington and then New York to Washington. They were engaged in June 2012 on a surprise trip to Cartagena, Colombia, and, in keeping with their love of skiing, will honeymoon at a family ski house at Whistler in British Columbia, Canada.
Miss Cornei is a graduate of The University Dunarea de Jos, in Galati, Romania. She then earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Academy of Economic Sciences in Bucharest. Currently, she is employed as a business development analyst for Vector Media, in Miami, Florida.
Mr. Pizzi received a Bachelor of Science degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the CFO of Binder Biomedical, Inc., a spinal implant device company based in Miami, Florida. He is also the founder and owner of My Yogurt Cafe, a chain of self-service frozen yogurt stores in Florida.
A September 2013 wedding is planned on the shores of Lago Maggiore, Stresa, Italy.
Burns-Cincinnati: Emily Speicher Burns, daughter of Anne B. Burns and Dr. John J. Burns of Princeton was married on July 28, 2012 to Dr. Noah Benjamin Cincinnati, son of Judy B. Cincinnati and Edward F. Cincinnati of Fairfax, Va. Heidi W. Currier, a New Jersey Superior Court judge, officiated at Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville.
Mrs. Cincinnati, 27, teaches eighth-grade social studies at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, Va. A 2003 graduate of Princeton High School, she graduated from Franklin & Marshall College and received a master’s degree in teaching at Johns Hopkins.
Her father is the managing partner for Cardiology Associates, a medical practice in East Brunswick. Her mother is the public relations director for Issues Management, a public affairs firm in Princeton.
Dr. Cincinnati, 29, began working in September as an assistant professor of history at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale. Until May, he was an adjunct professor of history at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va., and at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He graduated from the University of Mary Washington and received a master’s degree and a PhD in American History from Johns Hopkins.
The groom’s mother was a preschool teacher at Temple Rodef Shalom in Falls Church, Va. for more than 20 years. His father, who is retired, was an assistant inspector general for the United States Department of Homeland Security.
The couple honeymooned in Nassau, Bahamas. They currently reside in Fairfax, Va.
Kupin-Cranston. Elizabeth Jean Kupin, daughter of Joseph and Jane Kupin of Princeton, is engaged to Daniel Cranston, son of Dr. Robert Cranston and the late Barbara Cranston of Champaign, Illinois.
Ms. Kupin graduated from Princeton High School in 2002 and Carnegie Mellon University in 2006 with a dual degree in mathematics and visual arts. In May 2012, she received a PhD from Rutgers University in mathematics. Ms. Kupin currently works as a tutor in Richmond, Virgina.
Ms. Kupin’s father, Joseph Kupin, is currently a Deacon at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Princeton.
Mr. Cranston graduated from University High School in Champaign, Illinois in 1996 and earned a degree in mathematics from Greenville College in 1999. In 2007, Mr. Cranston earned a PhD in computer science from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Cranston is currently a professor of mathematics at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virgina.
The couple became engaged in April of 2012. Their wedding is planned for November of 2012 in Richmond, Virgina.
Suomi-Gorrie. Amanda Suomi of Princeton, daughter of Barbara Suomi and Marvin Suomi, wed Robert Gorrie of Pennington, son of Thomas and Margaret Gorrie. The couple was married on August 11, 2012 in Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii in a beautiful ceremony attended by close friends and members of their families.
The bride graduated from Princeton Day School in 1999 and went on to study and play soccer at the University of Vermont. She received her Masters in Education from Pepperdine University and is now teaching at the Corlears School in Manhattan.
The groom graduated from The Hun School in 1998 and went on to study at Skidmore College. He has recently received his Juris Doctorate in Environment Law from Pace University, graduating magna cum laude.
The couple honeymooned on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Faulkner-Dybvig. Antonia Caroline Vermilya Faulkner, of London, England, daughter of James Hugh Faulkner — former secretary of state in the cabinet of Jean-Pierre Trudeau and former president of Alcan SA Europe — and Jane Meintjies Faulkner, to Ned Charles McGavern Dybvig, of Princeton, son of Alan J. Dybvig — retired IBM executive — and Katherine McGavern. The wedding was held on March 10, 2012 in Gstaad, Switzerland, where the bride’s parents reside.
The bride completed her secondary studies in Switzerland and India and completed university studies in England. Prior to the wedding she worked in financial marketing for HSBC.
The Groom (Princeton High School ’96) received a BA in economics and English from Dartmouth College in 2000. Following graduation he worked in investment banking at Lehmann Brothers, as an analyst in the distressed group at Soros Fund Management, and as a partner at Camulos Capital Fund. He is currently working in debt capital markets with Yorvik Partners, London.
Following the ceremony, the couple honeymooned in the Maldive Islands, and now reside in London.
Superior-Miller. Dr. Christine Kathryn Superior, daughter of Kathleen and Theodore Superior of Delaware Township, to Scott Michael Miller, son of Florence and Charles Miller of Manalapan. The couple was married on August 27, 2011, at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church in Bridgewater, New Jersey.
Dr. Superior graduated in 1994 from Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Flemington, and in 2000 from Rutgers University College of Pharmacy with a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees. She completed a pharmacy residency with Methodist Healthcare — Memphis Hospitals in Memphis, Tenn., and is a Board Certified Pharmacist at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.
Mr. Miller graduated in 1983 from Manalapan High School in Manalapan, New Jersey. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in comparative literature in 1997 from Rutgers College at Rutgers University. He is an information technology manager with ThomsonReuters in Manhattan.
After a honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple now resides in Princeton Junction.
Bergh-Pedley. Courtney Christian Bergh, daughter of William G. Bergh and Linda B. Staniar of Pennington, to Keiran Thomas Pedley, son of Kevin and Eileen Pedley of Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. The couple was married on June 2, 2012 by the Reverend Paul Jeanes III, Rector, at Trinity Church, Princeton.
The bride attended Princeton Day School and received a BA with honors from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. and an MSc with merit from The London School of Economics.
Mr. Pedley received a BA with merit from The London School of Economics.
Both the bride and groom are research managers for the market research company GfK in their London office.
Belanger-Blackwell. Erin Katherine Belanger, daughter of Dr. David and Maryann Belanger of Hillsborough, to Andrew Nicholas Blackwell, son of Barbara Blackwell of Princeton and David Blackwell of Pennington.
Ms. Belanger graduated from Princeton Day School in 1996 and the United States Naval Academy in 2000 where she received a BS in electrical engineering. After serving as a naval officer for five years, she is now currently employed as the Manufacturing Practice Manager for the Americas with McKinsey Consulting in Stamford, Conn.
Mr. Blackwell graduated from The Lawrenceville School in 1996 and the University of Pennsylvania in 2000 where he earned a BS in computer science. After six years as a naval officer, he is now in the dentistry program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
A July 21, 2012 wedding is planned in Stamford, Conn.
Peach-Messier. Sara Frances Peach, daughter of John and Patricia Peach of Princeton, to Ryan James Messier, son of Debra and Darryl Messier of North Andover, Mass.
Ms. Peach graduated from Princeton Day School and Hamilton College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and environmental studies. She earned an MBA from Boston University in 2011. She is currently employed as a development associate at the Tower School in Marblehead, Mass.
Mr. Messier graduated from St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, Mass. and Hamilton College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature. He attended Pace University and received a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2010. He is a registered nurse at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Mass.
A September wedding is planned in the Thousand Islands where the prospective bride’s family has a home.
Woolley-O’Neil. Margot Ballard Woolley, daughter of Robert and Anne Woolley of Bell Mead, to James Francis O’Neil II, son of Michael and the late Margaret Anne O’Neil of Oakton, Va. The ceremony took place on December 31, 2011 at St. Aloysius Church, Washington, D.C. The Rev. Charles Currie, S.J. officiated.
The bride is a graduate of The Hun School of Princeton and the University of Michigan. She received a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. She is currently a manager with Ernst & Young’s Advisory Practice.
Mr. O’Neil is a graduate of Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. and Villanova University. He also received a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. He is a lead financial analyst for AT&T.
The couple honeymooned in Thailand and currently reside in Dallas, Texas.
Josephson-Turndorf. Amelia Maxine Josephson, daughter of Virginia McKinney and Joe Josephson of Anchorage, Ala., to Benjamin Turndorf, son of Gary and Jill Turndorf of Skillman. The couple was married on December 23, 2011 in Oxford, England, in a ceremony attended by members of their families.
The bride graduated from Columbia University with highest honors. She was awarded the Kellet Fellowship by Columbia University for study at Oxford University, where she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Latin American studies.
The bridegroom graduated in 2007 from Princeton Day School and in 2011 from Columbia University. He received the Clarenden Fellowship and the St. Anthony’s Scholarship awarded by Oxford University, where he is currently pursuing a master’s degree in contemporary Chinese studies.
The couple honeymooned at a seaside inn in Cornwall, England.
Lauria-Parsons. Amber Lauria, daughter of Kim Lauria and Bruce Lauria of Upland, Calif., to Hunter Parsons, son of Larry and Jean Parsons of Princeton. The couple was married in the beautiful mountains of Park City, Utah.
The bride graduated from St. Lucy’s Priory High School in Glendora, Calif., and Rollins College. She was employed in television in New York City, where she met Hunter. She is currently with Medicus Healthcare Solutions.
The bridegroom graduated from Princeton High School and Wake Forest University. He was also employed in television in New York City and is currently doing freelance work.
The couple honeymooned in Mexico and currently reside in Denver, Colo.
Burns-Cincinnati. Emily Speicher Burns, daughter of Dr. John and Anne Burns of Princeton, to Noah Benjamin Cincinnati, son of Edward and Judy Cincinnati of Fairfax, Va.
The bride-to-be is an eighth grade social studies teacher at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, Va. She is a 2003 graduate of Princeton High School and has a BA from Franklin & Marshall College, and an MA from Johns Hopkins University.
Mr. Cincinnati is a PhD candidate in American History at Johns Hopkins University, specializing in environmental history. He holds an MA from John Hopkins and a BA from the University of Mary Washington, where he currently teaches.
A July 2012 wedding is planned.
Winslow-Schartman. Ms. Elizabeth D. Winslow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Winslow of Aberdeen, New Jersey, to Dr. Ethan D. Schartman, son of Ms. Laura Schartman of Pontiac, Michigan and Mr. David Schartman of Carolina Beach, North Carolina. The couple was married on January 12, 2012 at the Princeton Mayor’s Office. Deputy Mayor Liz Lempert of Princeton Township officiated.
The bride, 34, will continue to use her name professionally. She graduated from Vassar College and received a bachelor’s degree in political science. She is a trader in New York City for Royce & Associates.
The bridegroom, 36, graduated from Carnegie Mellon University and received a PhD in astrophysics from Princeton University. He is a research physicist in Princeton for Nova Photonics.
The couple will reside in Princeton. A reception will follow in August of this year.
Farley-Kotsinonos. Amanda Marie Farley, daughter of Anna Marie Farley and the late Richard Farley of Philadelphia, to Dimitrios Leonidas Kotsinonos, son of Leonidas Kotsinonos and Elizabeth Russ of Princeton Junction. The couple was married on October 21, 2011, in Saint Katherine of Sienna RC Church in Philadelphia. The wedding reception was held at the Glen Foerd Mansion, Philadelphia.
The bride graduated from The Philadelphia High School for Girls in 1999 and Villanova University in 2003 with a BA in finance and information systems.
The bridegroom is a 2000 graduate of Princeton Day School and a 2004 graduate of Boston College with a BA in economics and French.
Both the bride and the groom work for Vanguard in Wayne, Pa. The bride is a phone center manager and the groom is a campaign strategist in marketing.
After a honeymoon trip to Napa, Calif., the couple currently reside in Philadelphia.
Jolley-Ambriz. Lindsay A. Jolley, daughter of Michael and Wendy Jolley of Princeton, to Jesse L. Ambriz, son of Patricia Nunez of Chino Hills, Calif., and Lory Ambriz of Riverside, Calif. The couple was married on August 6, 2011, on Long Beach Island, New Jersey.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Princeton High School; also of the University of Michigan; and received her master’s degrees at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; and the University of Delaware. She is employed as a school psychologist in the Christina School District, Wilmington, Del.
The bridegroom graduated from Bishop Amat High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts and also a master’s degree in education from California State University, Los Angeles. He is currently a fifth-grade math teacher at the Prestige Academy Charter School in Wilmington, Del.
After a wedding trip to South Africa, the couple currently reside in Avondale, Pa.
Heilner-Canty. Larisa Justine Heilner, daughter of Mary B. and John L. Heilner of Princeton, to James Donald Canty, son of Joan M. Canty of Washington, D.C., and the late Donald J. Canty. The outdoor ceremony took place on October 8, 2011 at Silver Buttons Farm in Carversville, Pa. Dennis V. Canty, a brother of the groom who became a Universalist Life minister for the event, officiated.
The bride, 37, is keeping her name. She graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University, and received a master’s in landscape architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. She is the director of marketing and business at James Corner Field Operations, a landscape architecture and urban design firm in Manhattan.
The groom, 40, is a Brooklyn-based guitarist and bassist with Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, a rock band.
After a honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple will reside in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Carnevale-Papafilipakis. Nicolina Renee Carnevale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas R. Carnevale of Princeton, to Stavros Vasillias Papafilipakis. The couple was married on August 20, 2011 at St. Paul’s Church in Princeton. Monsignor Walter E. Nolan officiated the nuptial mass.
The bride is a graduate of Villa Victoria Academy High School, and Moravian College, where she received a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in English. She attended graduate school at The College of New Jersey, where she received her teaching certification from the State of New Jersey and is currently employed as a teacher for Dietrich Johnson Nursery School, Princeton, and the Chapin School of Princeton.
The groom graduated from Lawrence High School and attended Mercer County Community College. He is employed by the State of New Jersey, Division of Revenue and is currently pursuing a career in law enforcement.
The bride and groom honeymooned in St. Lucia.
Maier-Hilton. Laura Catherine Maier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Maier II, of Reading, Pa., to Nicholas Hilton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nick Hilton, of Skillman.
Ms. Maier grew up in Shillington, Pa., attending Lancaster Country Day School in Lancaster, and Hobart and William Smith College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History before attending The University of the Arts, receiving a Master’s degree in Art Education. Ms. Maier works at Christie’s Auction House in New York City. Mr. Hilton, a native of Montgomery Township, attended The Hun School of Princeton and Rutgers University. He works for CB Richard Ellis as a commercial real estate broker.
A September wedding is planned.
The bride is a graduate of Princeton High School and Rider University. She received a degree in Elementary Education and American Studies. She is currently a fourth grade teacher in South Brunswick.
The groom is a graduate of South Brunswick High School and Lycoming College, where he received a degree in Elementary Education and Psychology. He is currently a third grade teacher in South Brunswick.
The couple spent their honeymoon in Hawaii and currently reside in Franklin Park.
The bride is a graduate of Bowdoin College, Class of 2007. She currently works in the Alumni Affairs and Development Office at Harvard University as a liaison with international Harvard clubs and shared interest groups.
Mr. Strasburger also graduated from Bowdoin College, Class of 2007. He currently is director of the Worcester office of Bottom Line, a nonprofit organization that helps disadvantaged students get into college, graduate, and find employment.