Miss Veronica Leigh Adamcik and Mr. Donald Scott Gillenwater were united in Holy Matrimony at two o’clock on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Houston, Texas. The Reverend Eric Pitre of Sealy, Texas, presided over the Nuptial Mass uniting the couple in their double-ring ceremony.
Following the ceremony, the bride’s parents hosted a black-tie wedding reception with cocktails, dinner and dancing at the Junior League of Houston with entertainment provided by London Calling.
On the eve of the wedding, the groom hosted a rehearsal dinner at Jackson Street BBQ.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Adamcik of Richmond, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Marilyn Adamcik and the late Mr. Jerry Adamcik ofAmmannsville, Texas along with Mrs. Karen Cromer and the late Mr. Frank Cromer of Sugar Land, Texas.
The groom is the son of Mr.
Dennis Gillenwater and the late Mrs. Alva Gillenwater of Royal, Arkansas. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Gillenwater of Canfield, Ohio along with the late Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Pounders of Colt, Arkansas.
Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore an elegant gown designed by Rita Vinieris and light blue shoes designed by Jimmy Choo. The ivory lace ball gown featured an off-the-shoulder bolero, and the back of the dress featured buttons and a dramatic bow leading to a cathedral train. To complement her gown, the bride chose a handmade cathedral veil trimmed in fine lace appliques. To accessorize her ensemble, Veronica wore diamond and pearl drop earrings from Tenenbaum Jewelers, a gift from her parents, and a vintage pearl bracelet given to her by Scott on their wedding day. The bride carried a hand-tied bouquet composed of white peonies, majolica spray roses and stephanotis wrapped with her mother’s rosary.
Bridal attendants wore elegant, off-the-shoulder black velvet gowns and carried bouquets in shades of ivory and blush. The Matron of Honor was Mrs. Katherine Dixon. Serving as bridesmaids were Miss Ashlyn Adamcik, Mrs. Danielle Bily, Miss Kylie Dorman, Mrs. Betsy Kern and Mrs. Alison Simone. The house party included Miss Breana Bily, Miss Molly Silvernail, Mrs. Patricia Steed and Miss Natalie Webb.
The groom’s best man was Crawford Nelson. Serving as groomsmen were Christopher Caswell, Ryan Felice, Fraser Mackay, Simon Morgan and James Sanborn. The ushers included Matthew Brocker and Christopher Steed.
Veronica attended St. Edward’s University inAustin, Texas, graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. Scott attended Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania, graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a focus on Biology and Chemistry.
Following their honeymoon in Tulum, Mexico, the couple is residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. PAID