Sarah Elizabeth Owens and Joseph Richard Smolenski III were united in marriage on May 25, 2013, at the bride’s home at Albemarle Beach, NC. The Reverend William Smyth, of Columbia, NC officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ebby Owens of Roper, NC. She is the granddaughter of Dr. Richard W. Bailey and the late Mrs.Virginia DeWire Bailey of Harrisburg, PA and of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Lloyd Owens of Plymouth, NC. The groom is the son of Ms. Janet Smolenski and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Smolenski, Jr. of Raleigh, NC. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mihailin of Oyster Bay, NY and the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Smolenski, Sr. of New Hyde Park, NY.
The bride graduated from NCSU in 2006 and from UNC-CH in 2011. She is employed as a nurse at Rex Hospital in Raleigh. The groom graduated from NCSU in 2003 and from Fayetteville Tech CC in 2012. He manages Renaissance Funeral Home in Raleigh, his family’s business.
The couple will honeymoon in New England. The newlyweds reside in Raleigh, NC.