Stefanski - Burchfield wedby jmaloni
Jennifer Stefanski and Erich Burchfield, both of Los Angeles, exchanged vows Sept. 21, 2013, at The Canfield Presbyterian Church in Canfield, Ohio. The Rev. Larry Bowald officiated at the 5 p.m. ceremony. A reception followed at the Youngstown Country Club in Youngstown, Ohio.
Kim and Paula Stefanski of Canfield are the parents of the bride. The parents of the groom are Charlene Burchfield and the late John Burchfield of Grand Island.
After a wedding trip to Oahu, Hawaii, the couple resides in Los Angeles.
The bride wore a strapless lace and tulle modified mermaid gown with sweetheart neckline, soft lace bodice featured finely pleated bust line with three-dimensional lace motifs accented with Swarovski crystals, dramatic dropped waistline, accordion pleated skirt with chapel length train.
The bride's friend, Elysia Shutrump, was her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Barbara Benas, Meghann Polen, and the bride's future sister-in-law, Theresa Najjar. Annabelle Giurato, the bride's cousin, was the flower girl. The attendants wore Casablanca blue gowns.
Rusty Burchfield, the groom's brother, performed the duties of best man. Groomsmen were the bride's brother, John Stefanski, and Andrew Nawotka, Kevin Laurendi and Joseph Orsolits. Cole Giurato, the bride's cousin, was the ring bearer.
The bride is a graduate of The School of Visual Arts, where she received a master's degree in computer art. She is a freelance animator in Los Angeles.
The groom is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design and received a master's degree in visual effects. He is a lighting TA for DreamWorks Animation in Glendale, California.