Sajbel, Harkins wed

November 12, 2013 

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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Michael Harkins


Caitlin Marie Sajbel of Fort Mill and Thomas Michael Harkins of Weymouth, Mass., were married May 26, 2013, at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Fort Mill. Father John P. Giuliani officiated the 3 p.m. ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Julie and Jerome Sajbel. She graduated in 2009 from the University of Notre Dame. She is a senior financial analyst at CAbi, a woman’s apparel company in Rancho Dominguez, Calif.

The bridegroom is the son of Kathy Harkins and Thomas Ignatius Jr. of Weymouth. He graduated in 2013 from the University of Southern California with a master’s degree in Astronautical Engineering. He is a systems engineer at Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, Calif.

The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore her late grandmother’s antique ivory satin gown. She carried a bouquet of ivory vendela roses with blush peonies and anemones. Matron of honor was Brittany Love, sister of the bride, Fort Mill. Maid of honor was Melanie Sajbel, sister of the bride, Fort Mill. Bridesmaids were Cara Close, childhood friend of the bride, Fort Mill; Amber Maeda, childhood friend of the bride, Clover; Mary Hancock, college roommate, Youngstown, Ohio; Fran Shelburn, college friend of the bride, Indianapolis, Ind.; and Julie Harkins, sister of the groom, Weymouth. They wore sleeveless, cocktail-length, navy satin dresses with a black lace yoke. Flower girls were Catherine Sajbel, cousin of the bride, Menasha, Wis.; and Riley Sajbel, cousin of the bride, Carmel, Ind.

Best man was Ryan Gould, childhood friend of the groom, Hingham, Mass. Groomsmen were Trevor Marshall, childhood friend of the groom, Hingham; Sean Wieland, college roommate of the groom, Bloomington, Ill.; Bob Kiley, childhood friend of groom, Milton, Mass.; TJ Stouder, college roommate, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Bob McQuiston, college roommate, Hillard, Ohio; Chris Devitt, college roommate, Orange County, Calif; Jack Millhouse, college roommate, Mt. Lebanon, Pa.; and Daniel Sajbel, brother of the bride, Fort Mill. Ring bearers were Benjumin Sajbel, cousins of the bride, Menasha and Liam Sajbel, cousin of the bride, Carmel.

A reception was held at Ballantyne Country Club in Charlotte. The newlyweds honeymooned at Sandals Grande Antigua and settled at Redondo Beach.

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