Jennifer Stefanski | Erich Burchfield



Jennifer Stefanski and Erich Burchfield, both of Los Angeles, exchanged vows Sept. 21, 2013, at Canfield Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Larry Bowald officiated at the 5 p.m. ceremony. A reception honored the couple at Youngstown Country Club.

The bride’s parents are Paula and Kim Stefanski of Canfield, and the groom’s parents are Charlene Burchfield of Grand Island, N.Y., and the late John Burchfield.

The bride wore a strapless lace and tulle modified mermaid gown with a sweetheart neckline and soft lace bodice featuring a finely pleated bustline with three-dimensional lace motifs accented with crystals. A dropped waistline, accordion pleated skirt and chapel length train completed her gown.

Her maid of honor was Elysia Shutrump. Bridesmaids were Meghannn Polen, Barbara Benas and Theresa Najjar. Annabelle Giurato, the bride’s cousin, was the flower girl.

The attendants wore Casablanca blue colored dresses.

The groom’s brother Jonathon Burchfield, nicknamed “Rusty,” was best man. Groomsmen were Andrew Nawotka, Joseph Orsolits, Kevin Laurnedi and John Stefanski, the bride’s brother. The ring bearer was Cole Giurato, the bride’s cousin.

After a wedding trip to Oahu, Hawaii, the couple remain in Los Angeles.

The bride earned a master’s degree at the School of Visual Arts. She is a freelance animator in Los Angeles.

Her husband earned a master’s degree at Savannah College of Art and Design. He is a lighting technical assistant for Dreamworks Animation SKG in Glendale, Calif.

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