Maria Jean Delago and Christopher Milton McCaughey of Nikiski were married Saturday, June 7, 2003, at Our Lady of The Angels Catholic Church in Kenai. Father Frank Reitter officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Paul and Charlene Delago of Nikiski. She is a 2002 graduate of Nikiski Middle-Senior High School and is attending Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colo. She wore a white, satin gown with Venician lace and hand-beaded pearls designed and made by her aunt Barbara Sevener of Crystal Lake, Ill. She carried a bouquet of lilacs, roses, orchids and ivy.
The groom is the son of Tom and Leann McCaughey of Nikiski. He also graduated from Nikiski Middle-Senior High School in 2002 and attends Mesa State College.
The maid of honor was Amber Delago, the bride's sister, who wore a lavender dress with an embroidered bodice and pear accents and a contrasting white shawl. She carried a bouquet of lilacs and roses. Lyndsy Pritchard and Becky Parker were the bridesmaids. They wore lavender shawls and dressed that matched the maid of honor and carried bouquets of roses and baby's breath.
Brandon Hundorf was the best man. Travis McCaughey, Jordan McCaughey and Paul Delago II were the groom's attendants.
Elena Bird, accompanied by her mother, Rosemany Bird, performed solos including "Ava Maria," by Canccini and "In Love We Chose To Live," by Cotter.
The bridal procession was the "Trumpet Tune," by Purcell and the recessional was the "Trumpet Voluntary," also by Purcell. Megan Kennedy gave the first reading and Brandon Hundorf gave the second.
A reception was held at the Unocal Recreation Site. The cake was a floating four-tiered cake with roses and lavender ribbon, made by Denise Dukowitz. The main course was served and prepared by Eddie Castelle, with side dishes prepared by the bride's grandmother, Lena Delago, and aunt, Julie Delago. The wedding program was designed and printed by Becky Pritchard.
The couple honeymooned in Maui, Hawaii, and live in Grand Junction.
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