Vows Exchanged

Published 4:20 pm Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The marriage of Miss Elizabeth Randolph Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Page Smith, of Alexandria, to Phillip Thomas DiStanislao III, son of the Rev. Virginia DiStanislao and the Honorable Phillip Thomas DiStanislao junior, of Petersburg, took place Saturday, August 11, at Cannon Memorial Chapel in Richmond.

The Rev. Nicholas Lubelfeld, of The Falls Church Anglican, Falls Church, officiated.

The bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Edmund Randolph Harrison, of Cartersville, the late Mr. Harrison, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Morgan Smith, of Bowling Green, KY. The groom is the grandson of the Honorable and Mrs. Ernest Pleasants Gates, of Chesterfield, Mrs. Marian White DiStanislao, of Petersburg, and the late Dr. Phillip Thomas DiStanislao, also of Petersburg.

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Miss Sarah Elizabeth Mayo was maid of honor and Mrs. Nathaniel Phillips Guernsey was matron of honor. Other attendants were Miss Kathryn Truesdell Conner, Mrs. Benjamin Stanley Jones, Miss Jacquelyn Andrea Jones, and Miss Virginia Burns Pasley. Flower girls were Carter Paige DeJarnette and Carrington Ives Thompson.

The Honorable Phillip Thomas DiStanislao junior, father of the groom, and William Andrew DiStanislao, brother of the groom, served as best men. James Tyler Askew, Brian Arthur Borkowski, Richard Guy Friddell, Robert Neel Garland, Hunter McKenzie Gray, Andrew Stuart Lawrence, Timothy Charles Marangola, and Matthew Garret Vinson were groomsmen.

A reception followed at The Country Club of Virginia.

The bride is a graduate of St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, Alexandria, and Mary Washington College; the groom is a graduate of St. Christopher's School and Wake Forest University.

The couple will live in Richmond.