Carolyn Dowd Engaged

Carolyn Dowd Engaged

Gerard Dowd and the late Cheryl Dowd of Oak Bluffs are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Carolyn (Chick) Dowd to Tyler Stapleton, son of Margo Stapleton and the late David Stapleton of Middletown, R.I.

A September 2008 wedding is planned at the Inn at Blueberry Hill in Chilmark.

Marisa Carson Is Engaged

Marisa Carson Is Engaged

Ken and Alba Eber of West Tisbury announce the engagement of their daughter, Marisa Claudia Carson of New York to Jason Robert Bibens of New York and Vermont. He is the son of Bob and Grace Bibens of Manchester, Vt.

Emily MacRae to Marry Michael Dwyer Next July

Emily MacRae to Marry

Michael Dwyer Next July

Katie Litwinowich will Marry Stephen Meinelt

Katie Litwinowich Will

Marry Stephen Meinelt

Jim and Ann Litwinowich of Holden announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Litwinowich, to Stephen Meinelt, son of Terry and Kathy Meinelt of Topsfield.

Ms. Litwinowich is a 1999 graduate of Wachusett Regional High School. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in English from the University of New Hampshire. She is attending Suffolk University Law School and is working as a summer associate at a law firm in Boston.

McClain Howarth Weds Bridger McGaw

On June 23, 2007, McClain Livingston Howarth became the bride of Bridger Edmund McGaw. The Rev. Robert D. Edmunds officiated the marriage ceremony at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Edgartown, where the bride was baptized and confirmed. A reception followed at the Chappaquiddick Beach Club.

René Suprenant Weds James Nolan in Florida

Estelle Suprenant of 41 Nashawena Park, Oak Bluffs, is pleased to announce the marriage of her daughter, René Hartford Surprenant, to James J. Nolan of 37 Nashawena Park, Oak Bluffs, and formerly Jamaica Plain.

René and Jim were married in The Villages, Fla., on June 27, at the home of Keith and Jeffrey Polmanteer.

Attendants were Jeffrey Polmanteer and Helen Pope, the aunt of James. René’s children, Emily, Liz and Jake, welcome Jim into their family. René and Jim live in Middleborough and Oak Bluffs.

Megan Avery Will Wed

Megan Avery Will Wed

Richard C. Avery and Suzanne McAllister-Avery announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Diane Avery, to Nathan Scott Zellner, both of Austin, Tex. Ms. Avery also is the granddaughter of the late Edythe M. Avery and Donald W. Avery of Oak Bluffs and Arlington. A Nov. 1 wedding is planned.

Francis-Carroll Nuptials

Francis-Carroll Nuptials

Jennifer Francis and Christopher Carroll were married June 7 at The Beechmoor in Onset. Jennifer was born on the Vineyard in 1981 and raised here till she was eight. The Carrolls now reside with their son Shane in West Yarmouth.

Ann Marie Healy Weds Dr. Bruce W. Herdman

Ann Marie Healy Weds

Dr. Bruce W. Herdman

Ann Marie Healy married Dr. Bruce William Herdman on May 10 at Wasque on the bluff overlooking Swan Pond, Chappaquiddick.

Dr. Susan Herdman, the bridegroom’s twin sister, officiated.

The bride was a resident of Glenolden, Pa. She is the daughter of Marlene and Frank Healy of Glenolden.

The bridegroom is a resident of Woodstown, N.J. He is the son of Agnes and the late William Herdman of Yardley, Pa.

Nevette Previd, John Guadagno

Nevette Previd Becomes

Bride of John Guadagno

Nevette Previd and John Guadagno were married on Feb. 16 in Tulum, Mexico.

The bride is the daughter of Delena and Franco Previd of Harwich. The bridegroom is the son of Sharon and Angelo Guadagno of Boston and Edgartown.

The ceremony and reception were held on the beach of the Ana y Jose Resort in Tulum, Mexico. Denelle Previd was her sister’s bridesmaid and Joseph Guadagno was his brother’s best man.