Stacey Fernandez and Sam Romano were married on Dec. 31 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Stonewood.
Officiating were Father Kent Durig and Father William Anderson.
The bride is the daughter of Sharon and John Fernandez of Bridgeport. She is the granddaughter of George and Vera Tinney of Jane Lew and Anna Fernandez of Stonewood and the late Adolfo Fernandez. She is the great-granddaughter of the late Oscar and Della Tinney and the late Lonnie and Opal Ayers.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Romano
Bride is former Stacey Fernandez
The bridegroom is the son of Carmen and Mary Romano of Bridgeport and Agnes Layfield of West Milford.
The bride was escorted to the altar by her mother and father.
The bride wore a lace ivory, strapless gown with beading and crystal embellishments. The full bottom was adorned with pickups and a champagne-colored sash wrapped around the waistline to form a bow on the back.
Clara Mullins, aunt of the bride, designed a non-floral bouquet made of vintage broaches, gold baby's breath, lace and crystals.
Maid of honor was Juliana Utz, friend of the bride, of Brockport, N.Y.
Bridesmaids were Julie Bozarth, cousin of the bride, of West Milford; Elizabeth Eaton, cousin of the bride, of Alpharetta, Ga.: and Sarah King, friend of the bride, of Blacksburg, Va.
Junior bridesmaid was Hannah Povroznik, friend of the bride, of Bridgeport.
Flower girls were Mackenzi Matheny, niece of the bridegroom, of Clarksburg, and Sarah Povroznik, friend of the bride, of Bridgeport.
Best man was Nick Burton, friend of the bridegroom, of Bridgeport.
Groomsmen were Adam Matheny, brother of the bridegroom, of Clarksburg; Glenn Matheny, brother of the bridegroom, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; and Ryan Vernon, friend of the bridegroom, of Bridgeport.
Ushers were Jason McClain, cousin of the bride, of Clarksburg; Brian Bozarth, cousin of the bride, of West Milford; and Kevin Williams, stepbrother of the bridegroom, of Bridgeport.
Junior groomsman was Colby McClain, cousin of the bride, of Clarksburg.
Music for the ceremony was provided by Renee Wyatt with vocals by Alissa Wyatt and Christopher Williams.
A reception was hosted at Bridgeport Conference Center with music by Michael Kuhn.
The bride is a 2006 graduate of Bridgeport High School and a 2010 graduate of Radford University, Radford, Va., with a degree in dance education. She is a dancer with Full Circle Dance Company in Baltimore and a dance educator for Anne Arundel County Public Schools in Maryland.
The bridegroom is a 2006 graduate of Bridgeport High School and a 2010 graduate of West Virginia University with degrees in biometric systems and computer engineering. He is employed as an associate engineer by Identification Technology Partners Inc. in Gaithersburg, Md.
After a wedding trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple resides in Columbia, Md.