Courtney Elizabeth Brennan and Kevin Michael Curley II were united in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony on June 25 in New York City. The nuptial mass was celebrated at the main altar of St. Patrick’s Cathedral at four o’clock in the afternoon by the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A, President of Villanova University.
The bride is the daughter of Richard and Deborah Brennan of New Canaan, Conn. She is the granddaughter of Diana Brennan and the late Richard P. Brennan of Bridgehampton, N.Y. and Herb and Joan Kunitz of Ridge, N.Y.
The groom is the son of Kevin and Brinda Curley of University Park. He is the grandson of Thomas and Maureen Curley of Jupiter, Fla., and Roy and Jean Holt of Sunnyvale, Texas.
Following the ceremony, guests toured Central Park on double-decker buses and reconvened at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Columbus Circle for cocktails and a reception in the hotel ballroom. Guests danced the night away to music from Valerie Romanoff’s 15 piece Starlight Orchestras band. Tall, vibrant centerpieces, designed by Dejuan Stroud, included opulent displays of lilies, roses, hydrangeas, peonies, and eremurus in varied shades of coral.
The bride chose a strapless A-line gown by Vera Wang. It featured a sweetheart neckline, four layers of floating Chantilly lace appliqué with a French tulle overlay, and an ivory sash. Delicate pearl buttons traced the back, leading to a chapel-length train.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. Attending as maids of honor were Courtney Gallo and Heather Young. Bridesmaids included Amanda Brennan, sister-in-law of the bride; Kathleen Curley, sister of the groom; Eliza Higgins; Sarah Hagen, cousin of the bride; Meredith Johnson; Alice Muglia; and Ryan Reynolds.
The best man was Patrick Matthew Conor Curley, brother of the groom. Groomsmen included Ryan Brennan and Tyler Brennan, brothers of the bride; Hunter Elam; Ryan Gooch, cousin of the groom; Brian McCormick; Michael Nester; Nicholas Schifano; and Jordan Riek. The ring bearer was Liam Curley, cousin of the groom.
The bride received a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and sciences from Villanova University in 2009. She is a digital media planner for TM Advertising Agency in Dallas.
The groom received a bachelor’s degree from The Villanova School of Business in management-information systems in 2009. He is a commercial insurance broker/underwriter for US Risk Insurance Group in Dallas.
After a honeymoon to the Maldives and Dubai, the couple now resides in Dallas.