Miss Sarah Laurette Bolan and Mr. Nicholas Andrew Roos were united in marriage on May 25, 2013 at half past four in the afternoon at Saint Mary’s Chapel in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Deacon Patrick Pelkey officiated the ceremony. A reception, hosted by the bride’s parents, followed at Prestonwood Country Club. On the eve of the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Cardinal Club.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Edward Bolan of Cary, NC. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Giorgio and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Samuel Bolan all of Vestal, NY.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas Roos of Cary, NC. He is the grandson of Mrs. JoAnn Wilson and the late Mr. William Clayton Wilson of Cary, NC and Mr. Hugh Houck Gelston, Sr. of Summerville, SC and Mrs. Marjorie Roos and the late Mr. Alan James Roos, Sr. of Cary, NC.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. Miss Kathryn Newton served as the Maid of Honor. Bridesmaids were Miss Nicole Bolan and Miss Maria Bolan, sisters of the bride, Miss Carly Roos, sister of the groom, Miss Ashley Alexander, Miss Katherine DelGiorno, Mrs. Danielle Harvey and Miss Abigail Scofield.
Mr. Zachary Roos, brother of the groom, served as the Best Man. Groomsmen were Mr. Steven Edwards, cousin of the groom, Mr. Christopher Clarke, Mr. Michael Coccia, Mr. Brock Elliot, Mr. Michael Gilbert, Mr. Samuel Rael, and Mr. James Zidar.
Mr. Chesley Edwards, cousin of the groom, and Miss Annie Snarski greeted the guests. Miss Isabella George, cousin of the bride, served as flower girl. Miss Hannah Edwards, cousin of the groom, Miss Wendi Witek and Mr. Christopher Kott were readers. Mr. Kevin Kerstetter served as organist.
The bride and groom were honored on several occasions over the past year. The bride’s parents hosted a cocktail party in their home to celebrate the newly engaged couple last June. In December, the groom’s parents hosted a holiday engagement party. The bride was honored at a bridal shower and luncheon given by her bridesmaids in March. The groom’s father hosted a golf tournament on the day before the wedding, attended by the groomsmen, father of the bride, grandfather, uncles and close friends. A bridesmaid’s luncheon was also held on the day before the wedding at Prestonwood Country Club, hosted by the groom’s aunts, Mrs. Lisa Murphy, Mrs. Sue Tracey, Mrs. Jeanne Edwards, Mrs. Michelle Gelston and Mrs. Suzanne Burns.
The bride is a graduate of Green Hope High School and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She is currently employed at the NC Housing and Finance Agency in Raleigh, NC. The groom is a graduate of Green Hope High School and North Carolina State University. He is employed at Global Knowledge in Cary, NC.
After honeymooning in Nevis, West Indies, the newlyweds now reside in Raleigh with their Labradoodle, Nilla.