Miss Dianne Elaine Conley of Winston-Salem and Mr. Michael Peter Del Bueno of Richmond, Virginia, were married at six o'clock in the evening on Saturday, May 25, 2013, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem. The Reverend David B. Hodges officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Joseph Conley, Junior, of Raleigh. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Salem Edward Munyer, Junior, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Joseph Conley, Senior. The bride graduated magna cum laude from Salem College with a bachelor’s degree double major. She is an executive biopharmaceutical representative for Amgen.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Bernard Del Bueno, Junior, of Pinehurst. He is also the son of the late Susan Horvath Del Bueno. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Vendel Joseph Horvath, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Alex Bernard Del Bueno, Senior. The groom received a bachelor’s degree from Muhlenberg College and a juris doctor from Widener University. He is a partner in the law firm of Whitt & Del Bueno in Richmond.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a peau de soie wedding ball gown with a slight sweetheart neckline, alencon lace bodice and chapel train. Her cathedral length veil was adorned with family heirloom European rose point lace from her great-grandmother’s wedding gown, and her blusher was made with lace taken from her mother’s wedding blusher. She carried a floral bouquet of ivory and blush peonies, garden roses and ranunculus, which was wrapped with family heirloom lace.
The matron of honor was Michele Currie Navakas of Pasadena, California, cousin of the bride. The maid of honor was Jennifer Reed Stokes of Raleigh. The bridesmaids were Christine Del Bueno, sister of the groom, and Margaret Harlan Flippen, both of Richmond; Robin Groce Fulk, Julie Lynn Groves, Heather Thompson Mackey, Jane Ritchie Potter, Heather Gould Smith, and Leslie Howard Smith, all of Winston-Salem; Elizabeth Bundy Thomisser of Charlotte; and Julie Rainey Wagoner of Greensboro. Lily Alana Del Bueno and Arden Olivia Del Bueno of Richmond, daughters of the groom, served as the “Bestest Girls”. The flower girl was Annie Barger Fulk of Winston-Salem. A number of young girls special to the bride and groom served as honorary flower girls.
The best man was Alex Bernard Del Bueno, Junior, of Pinehurst, father of the groom. The groomsmen were William Joseph Conley, III, of Los Angeles, California, brother of the bride; Eugene Glasberg Navakas of Pasadena, cousin of the bride; Matthew Alex Vozar and Hayden Michael Vozar of Richmond, nephews of the groom; and Michael Andrew Vozar of Richmond, brother-in-law of the groom. The usher was Ralph Lee Whitt, Junior, of Richmond. The ring bearers were Henry Joseph Smith and Richard Dominic Smith of Winston-Salem.
The readers were Lois Ann Del Bueno of Richmond, sister of the groom; Alicia Blomberg Copland of Burlington; and Lucy Wales Gee of Chicago, Illinois. The program attendants were Katherine Rau Kerchner of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Cynthia Burnette Riedinger of Charlotte. The guest registry attendants were Monique Lisa Farrell of Winston-Salem and Kathryn Michelle Nasser of Durham.
The crucifer was Mary Catherine Hodges, and the chalice bearer was David Tamer. Ceremony music was performed by Dr. John E. Cummins, organist; Anita Cirba, trumpeter; and the St. Paul’s Chamber Choir.
The wedding planner was Rebecca Rose Events, and the wedding ceremony director was Anne Dunn. The flowers were designed by Amy Lynne Originals and the St. Paul’s Flower Guild. The wedding cake was provided by Cakes by Chloe. The photographer was Rebecca Bouck Photography, and the videographer was Iron Kite Films.
A dinner and dancing reception was held at Forsyth Country Club in Winston-Salem following the ceremony, with entertainment provided by The Black and Blue Band. A rehearsal dinner was held on the eve of the wedding at Old Town Club, with music performed by Allegro Music Jazz Trio. A party followed the rehearsal dinner, hosted by good friends of the bride and groom. A bridal luncheon was held on Friday at Graylyn Estate, hosted by the bride’s aunt, Dianne Munyer Currie of Boca Raton, Florida. The bride’s parents hosted a post-wedding brunch on Sunday morning at the home of the bride in Winston-Salem, catered by Holly Tate Fine Catering. In the months prior to the wedding, the bride and groom were honored at an array of showers and parties hosted by close friends and family.
Following a honeymoon trip to Turks and Caicos, the couple now reside in Richmond, Virginia.