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Earl Drey and Jill Maldarelli

Maldarelli-Drey. Jill Marie Maldarelli, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony L. Maldarelli of Skillman, to Lieutenant Earl D. Drey Jr., son of Earl D. Drey Sr. and the late Mrs. Jamie Drey of Burke, South Dakota. The ceremony took place July 21, 2007 at the Old Post Chapel in Arlington, Va., and was officiated by Father William Hartgen.

The bride was given in marriage by her father and was attended by her sister, Mrs. Karen Romanishan, matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kate Maldarelli, sister of the bride, and Laura Sarnese and Kristin Sarnese, cousins of the bride. Flower girls were Alexis Drey, Ceira Drey, and Delaney Drey.

Brian Drey, brother of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Mark Drey, Michael Drey, and Scot Drey, brothers of the groom. Ring bearers were Devon Drey, Seth Drey, and Ethan Drey.

An evening reception was held at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Va.

The bride is a graduate of Montgomery High School, and a graduate of Marymount University with a BS in nursing and the University of Oklahoma with a master’s in human resources. The groom is a graduate of Burke High School and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

The bride and groom are both serving as officers in the United States Navy, the bride as a Nurse Corps officer and the groom as an air traffic controller.

The couple honeymooned in Jamaica and reside in Jacksonville, Fla.

Carter-Grossman. Amanda Emily Carter, daughter of Gerald L. and Peggy Sue Morgan of Riverside, Calif., to Steven Mueller Grossman, son of Allen and Pamela Grossman of Lawrenceville. The ceremony took place March 22 at the La Jolla Bridge Club in San Diego, Calif., with the Honorable Leo S. Papas of the Southern District of California officiating.

The bride, 33, is taking the groom’s last name. She is a federal law clerk in Seattle and a member of the California and Washington state bars. She graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2004, having earned an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of California Riverside in 1997. Her mother is a grade school teacher in Riverside; her father is retired from the insurance industry.

The bridegroom, 31, is stationed with the Navy at Submarine Base Bangor in Washington where he is the navigator on a Seawolf-class fast attack submarine. He previously served on the staff of Task Force Aegis in Kandahar, Afghanistan from 2005 to 2006, on the staff of Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, and on a Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He graduated from The Lawrenceville School in 1995, attended The Forest School in London, England, and then graduated with degrees in physics and history from Stanford University in 2000. His mother teaches history at Rider University; his father is an attorney with Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. in Princeton.

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