|Wedding Cooper - Seal|
Eleanor Cooke Cooper of Greenport, Long Island, New York, formerly of Vidalia, and Sean Obadiah Seal, also of Greenport, formerly of Lamberville, New Jersey, were united in marriage Saturday, October 10, 2009, 11 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Greenport. Father Tom Murray officiated.
Parents of the bride are Molly McDonough Cooper of Lake St. John and the late Stanley E. Cooper. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Patrick McDonough Jr. of Vidalia.
The groom is the son of Mrs. Robert Seal of Holland Township, New Jersey, and the late Mr. Seal.
The bride was given in marriage by her mother, Mrs. Molly Cooper and her brother, Mr. Stanley E. Cooper, both of Lake St. John.
She wore a one-piece slim drop waisted A-line gown with a sweetheart neckline and corset closure. The exquisite gown was embellished with antique white lace and tulle. It also featured a vogue satin band and bow accenting the hip and matching lace cap sleeves. For her headpiece, she wore a simple comb of pearls and Austrian crystals. She carried white roses, magnolias and eucalyptus for her bouquet.
Miss Kate Limbird of Little Rock, Arkansas, attended as maid of honor. She wore a strapless tea length satin dress in slate blue with an ivory sash and corset closure.
Bridesmaids were Ms. Amanda Tomforde of Southampton, New York, and Mrs. Lari Junkin Sandel of Jackson, Mississippi. They were attired in the same manner as Miss Limbird.
Flower girl was Grace Weinacht of West Hampton.
Mr. Douglas Dunlap of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, served as best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Stanley E. Cooper III, brother of the bride, of Lake St. John, Mr. Jeff Izzo of Sterling, Connecticut, and Mr. J. C. Parkins of Manchester, Connecticut.
Readings were given by Karen Izzo of Sterling, Monica McDonough of Natchez, and Lucine Kirchhoff of East Marion, New York.
The reception was held at East Marion in an apple orchard setting. The outdoor reception was held under an elaborate banquet tent with fall harvest arrangements topping white linens. Guests enjoyed a catered dinner and an evening of dancing.
Hostesses were Annette Branche of Groton, Connecticut, cousin of the bride, and Sherry Bearden of Natchez, aunt of the bride.
The bride is employed as a recreational therapist at Peconic Landing in Greenport and the groom is the proprietor of Knotted Dreams Rug Gallery, also in Greenport.