(September 22, 2011)

Elena and Jonathon MacBride

Mark and Diane Gaspar, of Ellicott City, announce the marriage of their daughter, Elena Jane Gaspar, to Jonathon Kaine MacBride, son of R.J. and Paulette MacBride, of Chesapeake, Va., on May 28, 2011.

The bride is a 2007 graduate of Mt. Hebron High School and a 2011 graduate of Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, Va., where she earned a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. She is currently enrolled in her second year in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, in Blacksburg, Va.

The groom is a 2010 graduate of Virginia Tech, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering. He is currently employed as a chemical engineer at ISP Minerals Inc.


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The ceremony was held at St. John's Episcopal Church, in Ellicott City. The Rev. Nicholas Szobota officiated. A reception followed at Celebrations of the Bay.

Krissie Noto was the maid of honor. Rob Weidman served as the best man.

The couple honeymooned at the Atlantis resort, in the Bahamas. They currently live in Pilot Knob, Mo., and Blacksburg.