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(She is the former Miss Gail Griffin)
Miss Gail Griffin Weds Timothy J. Ryan
Miss Gail Griffin, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William L. Griffin of Westfield, was married on Saturday, March 25, to Timothy James Ryan. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Ryan of Rutherford.
The late afternoon ceremony took place at the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Westfield, with the Reverend Robert J. Cormier officiating. A reception followed at the Bretton Woods Mansion in Morris Plains.
Escorted down the aisle by her father, the bride wore an Italian silky satin and French tulle gown that was reembroidered with Alencon lace.
The gown featured a basque waist and handbeaded halter strap, while the hem and cathedral train were handbeaded with pearls, sequins and Austrian crystal rhinestones.
Completing her attire was an elbowlength silk illusion veil, cascaded from a silver tiara decorated with teardrop crystals. The bride carried a Europeanstyle bouquet of porcelana and peach spray roses, white tulips, pale yellow freesia and eucalyptus.
Mrs. Susan Miller of Purcellville, Va., the sister of the bride, served as the matron of honor. The junior bridal attendants included Ms. Beth Miller of Purcellville and Ms. Jennifer Ryan of Rutherford.
All wore floorlength gowns of champagnegold iridescent taffeta with matching stoles and carried Europeanstyle bouquets of carmel and lavinia roses, lavender and mauve hydrangea.
John Ryan of Clifton, the brother of the bridegroom, was the best man.
Serving as ushers were Edward Ryan of Rutherford and Peter Ryan of Silver Springs, Md., also brothers of the bridegroom, and William Griffin, 3rd of Santa Monica, Calif., the brother of the bride.
Miss Ashley Ryan of Silver Springs was the flower girl and Jonathan Miller of Purcellville was the ring bearer.
Readings were given by Andrew Bollman of Harvard, Mass. and by Ms. Kim Brewer of Tinton Falls. Rives Cassel was the organist and Ms. Claire Crisuolo was the vocalist for the nuptials.
The bride graduated from Susquehanna University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and received her Master of Arts Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is employed as a Human Resource Application Consultant for Lawson Software in Little Falls.
The bridegroom earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Muhlenberg College and a Master of Business Administration Degree from St. Peter’s College. He is employed by Quest Diagnostics as Director of Billing Systems Development.
The parents of the bridegroom hosted a rehearsal dinner at Restaurante Novita in Westfield. A luncheon shower was given by Mrs. Susan Miller at B. G. Fields Restaurant in Westfield.
The parents of the bride hosted a Sunday brunch at the Hilton in Parsippany for outoftown family and guests after the wedding.
Following a wedding trip to the Marriott Ocean Club in Aruba, the couple reside in Rutherford.
Justin Scott Welcomed By
Lara and Mark Moskowitz of Millburn, formerly of Scotch Plains, have announced the birth of their son, Justin Scott Moskowitz, on Sunday, May 28.
The baby’s maternal grandparents are Rita and Len Selesner of Scotch Plains.
His paternal grandparents are Gayle and Joel Moskowitz, also of Scotch Plains.
Justin Scott was named after his greatgrandmothers Sophie (Sonny) Selesner and Carolyn Moskowitz.
Daughter, Brigid, Born to Rafterys
Ruth and Brian Raftery of Westfield have announced the birth of their daughter, Brigid Flynn Raftery, on Wednesday, March 29, at 6: 33 a. m. at JFK Medical Center in Edison.
Brigid weighed 5 pounds and 4 ounces and measured 19 inches in length at birth.
The baby’s maternal grandparents are Evelyn Flynn of Old Forge, Pa., and the late Jonah Flynn.
Her paternal grandparents are Thomas and Kathleen Raftery of Staten Island.
Fanwood Library Reveals Summer Storytime Roster
FANWOOD — The Fanwood Memorial Library, located at North Avenue and Tillotson Road, has announced its roster of Summer Storytimes to be held in its Children’s Department.
For twoyearolds, “Little Aliens Storytime” will meet on Wednesdays at 10: 30 a. m. from June 28 through August 2. No signup is required. Participation will be limited to the first 12 children who arrive. An adult must accompany each child.
For threeand fouryear olds, “Moonwalkers Storytime” will meet on Tuesdays at 10: 30 a. m. from June 27 to August 1. There will be no storytime on July 4. The program will include a story and craft.
No signup is required. Participation is limited to the first 20 children who come. A parent or responsible adult may attend with the child. If not attending the storytime, the adult must remain in the Children’s Department.
Youngsters entering kindergarten and the higher grades in the fall may take part in “Stellar Storytime” on
Tuesdays at 11: 15 a. m. from June 27 to August 1. There will be no storytime on July 4.
The program, which will include a story and craft, will be limited to the first 20 children. No signup is required.
“Family Storytime” will be held Monday evenings at 7 p. m. beginning on July 3. Participants of all ages may attend, and youngsters may wear their pajamas. No signup is required.
A “Rocketship Moon Bounce” will be available on the front lawn of the library on Wednesday, June 28, from 10: 30 a. m. to 12: 30 p. m. In the event of inclement weather, or for more information about library programs, please call the Children’s Department at (908) 3224377.
AWARDS GALORE… Members of the Garden Club of Westfield received 14 state and national awards at the annual meeting of the Garden Club of New Jersey held recently. Pictured, left to right, are: Jane Curtis, Ruth Paul, Joan Melloan, Lecia DeHaven, Nancy Rainville, Maryann Malloy, Jean PartnerJones, Irene Ilaria, Jeanne Glass, Jenny Williams, Elsie Seastream (seated) and Mary Pope.
Members of Garden Club Are Honored With Awards
WESTFIELD — Members of the Garden Club of Westfield carried home multiple silver trophies and certificates from the recent annual meeting of the Garden Club of New Jersey.
Nine silver trophies, the highest awards of the state organization, were presented to the local club and to individual members for the standard flower show, “America the Beautiful,” which was staged in the homes of four Westfield club members last spring. All entries in the show reflected a patriotic theme.
Among the trophies won by the club were the Helen Hull Silver Bowl, for “the finest horticultural division in a highly rated standard flower show” and the Eleanore M. Huson Trophy for “the finest standard flower show schedule of the year.”
In addition to the silver trophies from the state organization, the club received the prestigious red, white and blue rosette from the National Council of State Garden Clubs for the flower show.
During the state meeting, Ruth Paul, who chaired the “America the Beautiful” flower show, received two silver trophies.
They included the Mrs. F. Reginald Wilson Memorial Award for “the finest judged standard flower show of the year” and the Myra Brooks Memorial Trophy, named after a former local club member who was known internationally for her involvement with flowers.
Mrs. Paul is currently First VicePresident of the New Jersey state organization and will assume its Presidency in 2002.
Two other local club members who received silver trophies for their individual entries in “America the Beautiful” were Elsie Seastream and Ruth Metz. Mrs. Metz, of Mountainside, was awarded the Amelia Steward Perpetual Trophy for horticultural excellence.
A specialist in growing orchids, Mrs. Metz was cited for her entry of a spray of white orchids. Mrs. Seastream won for her novice entry in the flower show.
Additional awards received by the local club were gold seal certificates for the organization’s flower show, its publicity press book and its yearbook. The club also earned a certificate of merit for its support of world gardening education.
Trip to Newport, R. I. Slated for September
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Y will host a threeday trip to Newport, R. I., that includes theater, a narrated tour of Newport, a cruise of Newport Harbor and dinner at the Pier Restaurant.
A chartered bus to Newport will depart at 9 a. m. from the Lord & Taylor parking lot on North Avenue in Westfield on Monday, September 18.
Interested individuals are asked to make a $100 deposit to reserve a space for the excursion as soon as possible. The final balance will be due on Tuesday, August 1.
The fee for the trip is $432 per person for a single room, $337 per person for a double and $311 per person for a triple.
For further information, please call Julia Black at (908) 2332700, extension No. 247.
Westfield Stamp Club To Honor Mr. Ehrgott
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Stamp Club and the American Philatelic Society (APS) will present Murlin C. Ehrgott of Mountainside with the APS medallion for 50 years of continuous membership on Tuesday, June 27, in the Community Room of the Westfield Municipal Building at 8 p. m.
The medallion will be presented by Westfield Stamp Club President Nick Lombardi.
The club meets monthly, except for July and August, on the fourth Thursday of the month in the Community Room. New members are welcome.
For further information, please call Edward Grabowski at (908) 2339318.
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