Miss Catherine Elizabeth Haley and Mr. Jeffrey Michael Szyperski, Jr. were united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at three o’clock in the afternoon at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Danville, Virginia. The ceremony was officiated by Monsignor Joseph Lehman of Roanoke, VA. Music for the ceremony was provided by Suzanne Martin, Baxter Jennings, and Route 86 Revisited String Quartet.
The bride’s parents hosted a cocktail hour and reception at Danville Golf Club. On the eve of the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Canal at Riverside Mill. After dinner, a welcome party was hosted by aunts and uncles of the groom at Golden Leaf Bistro.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey V. Haley of Danville, VA. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Jean Stump and the late S. Wayne Stump of Roanoke, VA and the late Mr. and Mrs. William F. Haley of Danville, VA. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey M. Szyperski of Weems, VA. He is the grandson of Mr. Douglas D. Monroe and the late Katherine Monroe of Irvington, VA and the late Mr. and Mrs. John P. Szyperski of Greensboro, NC.
Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a gown of crepe fitted at the waist, with a halter neck decorated with gemstone applique around the edges, narrow diamond straps, a deep V back, a spectacular train, and was complemented by a cathedral veil borrowed from her cousin. The bride carried a handtied bouquet of garden roses and silver dollar eucalyptus.
Mrs. Maria Minnick of Powhatan, VA served as Matron of Honor. Miss Chelsea Hermann of New York, NY served as Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids included Miss Emily Szyperski, sister of the groom, of Weems, VA, Miss Meredith Hall, cousin of the bride, of Charlotte, NC, Mrs. Logan Melchione of Raleigh, NC, Miss Megan Rihn of Richmond, VA, Miss Leah Daniel of Winston-Salem, NC. The flower girl was Miss Gambill Jones of Richmond, VA.
Mr. Patrick Szyperski of Charlotte, NC and Mr. Teddy Szyperski of Washington, DC, brothers of the groom, served as Best Men. Groomsmen included Mr. Jeffrey Haley, brother of the bride, of Portland, OR,Mr.Matthew Shenk of Jersey City, NJ, Mr. Michael MacHatton of Winston-Salem, NC, and Mr. Dustin French of Charlotte, NC. The ring bearer was Master Bratton Jones of Richmond, VA.
Following a honeymoon in Costa Rica, CentralAmerica, Catherine and Jeff will reside in Richmond, VA.