Southern California wedding for couple |

Southern California wedding for couple

Provided to the TribuneSTHS graduate Cindy Carol Donovan married David James Dopf this summer; the newlyweds honeymooned in Tahiti.

Cindy Carol Donovan and David James Dopf exchanged wedding vows Aug. 17 at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott in Dana Point, Calif. The bride’s great-uncle, the Rev. William Paul Austin, traveled from North Carolina to perform the ceremony. Special permission was granted from Bishop J. Jon Bruno of the Episcopal Church of Los Angeles.

The bride is the daughter of Florrie Donovan of South Lake Tahoe and Richard Donovan of West Covina, Calif. The bridegroom is the son of Pam and Buzz Doph of Beaumont, Calif.

Matron of honor was the bride’s sister, Sandra Moiseoff, and bridesmaids were Julie Albrecht, Lychelle Dopf, Nicole Ertel, Tania King and Alana Suko.

Best man was Trent Christ and groomsmen were Jesse Dawber, Bobby Dopf, Mike Schubert, Peter Stein and Matt Vega.

Flower girl was the bridegroom’s niece, Kaela Dopf, and ring bearer was the bride’s nephew, Ryan Moiseoff.

The newlyweds spent a 12-day honeymoon in Tahiti on the islands of Bora Bora and Moorea. They snorkeled, swam with and fed sharks and stringrays, jet skied and sailed on a 60-foot schooner to watch a beautiful sunset. They have established their home at Laguna Nigual, Calif., with their dog, Snoop.

The bride is a 1987 graduate of South Tahoe High School and has a bachelor’s degree in both business and geography from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She currently is associate vice president of Voit Development Company at Newport, Calif.

The bridegroom graduated from Beaumont High School in 1991, and is also a graduate of UCSB, where he majored in film studies. He is working on his master’s degree in education at National University.

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