Wedding - Stamper-Feidler
Katherine Lynne Stamper and Joshua Paul Fiedler were married May 14, 2011, in Cambridge, Md. (Submitted photo / September 25, 2011)
The outdoor ceremony and reception took place at a waterfront estate.
The two met eight years ago during their freshman year at college. The surprise proposal came in December of 2009, on the roof of the Rockefeller Center during a trip to New York City for the bride’s birthday.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Andy and Pamela Stamper of Hagerstown. She wore a strapless A-line gown with a sweetheart neckline and a semi-cathedral train. The lace overlay was ornamented with beads and Swarovski crystals. The gown was designed by Maggie Sottero.
Matrons of honor were Monica Pokrywka and Bethany Skinner, sisters of the bride. Bridesmaids were Lindsay Fiedler, sister of the groom; Stephanie Stamper, sister-in-law of the bride; Elisa Frantz, cousin of the bride; Allison Moore, friend of the groom; and Lisa Gensler, friend of the bride. Flower girl was Mia Frantz, and greeter was Emily Stamper, both nieces of the bride.
Best man was Justin Michael, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Phillip Saloom, Eric Fitzgerald, Edward Dillon, Andrew Simmons, Bradley Turner and Joshua Keyton, all friends of the groom. Ring bearer was Garrett Pokrywka, nephew of the bride.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, and a 2006 graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry. She is pursuing her doctorate in chemistry from Johns Hopkins University. She is also employed with Johns Hopkins.
The bridegroom is the son of Paul and Deborah Fiedler of Clear Spring. He is a 2002 graduate of Clear Spring High School and a graduate of Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Science. He is employed as a sales associate with Bass Pro Shops in Hanover, Md.
They honeymooned in Montego Bay, Jamaica.
They live in Baltimore.