Elizabeth Anne Credi and Terence Patrick Owens of Alexandria, Va. were united in marriage May 23, 2015 at St. Louis Church in Buffalo. Father Ivan R. Trujillo performed the ceremony for the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Magdi Credi of Batavia and the son of Captain and Mrs. Francis Owens of Fairfax, Va.
The bride wore a sheath featuring bold floral embroidered overlay, accented with sparkling swarovski crystals, finished with illusion lace back and crystal button closure. Her veil was an ivory cathedral veil custom made and hand stitched lace. She carried a bouquet of white miniature calla lilies and soft peach and blush roses.
Man of honor was Robert Credi of Atlanta, Ga., brother of the bride. Matthew Owens of Burke, Va. brother of the bridegroom was the best man.
Bridesmaids were Candice Brady of Buffalo and Joanne Fredo of Atlanta, Ga., sister of the bride. Ryan Brady of Buffalo, niece of the bride and Ashlyn Owens of Bristow, Va., niece of the bridegroom were junior bridesmaids.
Ushers were Ryan Owens of Bristow, Va. and Brendan Ownes of Alexandria, Va., brothers of the bridegroom. Braeden Owens of Bristow, Va., nephew of the bridegroom was a junior usher. Lila Credi of North Andover, Mass. and Eve Credi of Atlanta, Ga., nieces of the bride, Harper Owens of Alexandria, Va. and Molly Owens of Bristow, Va., nieces of the bridegroom were flower girls. Edison Credi of Atlanta, Ga., nephew of the bride, Eamon Owens of Alexandria, Va. and Finn Owens of Bristow, Va., nephews of the bridegroom were ringbearers.
A reception followed at The Statler in Buffalo, where out-of-state guests attended from Alberta and Quebec, Canada, Michigan, Utah, Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Washington DC and Georgia.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of Batavia High School, a 2007 graduate of Cortland State College with a bachelor of science degree in health science and a 2014 graduate of NY Chiropractic College with a master’s of science degree in applied clinical nutrition. She is a nutrition internship coordinator and adjunct faculty at Maryland University of Integrative Health in Maryland.
The bridegroom is a 2007 graduate of Christopher Newport University in Virginia with a bachelor of science degree in environmental science. He is a paramedic and fire fighter in Arlington County, Virginia.
After a honeymoon to New Zealand and Australia, the couple is living in Alexandria, Va.