Whittell grad weds
Erin K. Sharp and Lucas M. Fitzgerald were united in marriage April 22 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Orange, Calif.
The 4 p.m. ceremony was performed by Pastor R. Dargatz and witnessed by 100 family members and friends.
The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Nancy Sharp of Zephyr Cove, Nev., and the bridegroom’s parents are Michael and Christie Fitzgerald of Pacifica, Calif.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attired in a white satin gown with beaded bodice and cathedral-length train. She wore a small crown with chapel-length veil and carried a bouquet of sweet peas, cream roses and hydrangeas.
Maids of honor were the bride’s sisters, Danielle Sharp of Tustin, Calif., and Lindsay Sharp of South Lake Tahoe. They each wore a plum-colored dress and carried a bouquet of roses and hydrangeas in green and plum to match their dresses. Bridesmaid was Tina Polychronopoulos of Costa Mesa, Calif.
Best man was the bridegroom’s twin brother, Aaron Fitzgerald of Pacifica, and groomsmen were Andrew Olsen of Irvine, Calif., and Johnny Qura of Pacifica.
Immediately following the ceremony the bride’s parents hosted a reception for the newlyweds to greet their guests at Orange Hill Restaurant.
Upon their return from a one-week wedding trip to Palm Springs, Calif., the couple established their home at Santa Ana, Calif.
The bride graduated from George Whittell High School in 1995. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Concordia University, Irvine, Calif., in 1999, where she will graduate from the master’s program in May 2002. She is a fifth-grade teacher at Hepatha Lutheran School.
The bridegroom is a 1993 graduate of Terra Nova High School, Pacifica, Calif. He received a bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif., in 1997, and a master’s degree from Concordia University in 2000. He is a teacher at South Bay Lutheran High School.
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