Dargenzio -- Nelson
Alisa Dargenzio and Matthew Nelson were married at St. Finbar
Church. Father Albert Bahhuth conducted the ceremony.
A reception followed in the Starlight Room of The Castaway. The
traditional formal wedding reception featured a sit-down meal,
cake-cutting, toasts, dancing and garter and bouquet toss.
Special events included a surprise grand entrance in which the
bride rode in on the groom’s back and a surprise dance that the bride
and groom had specially choreographed to a country-bluegrass song.
The bride is the daughter of Richard and Kathy Dargenzio of
The groom is the son of Robert Nelson and Lois Wilson of Avon,
The maids of honor were Jenna Dargenzio, the bride’s sister and
Lauren Lacher. Serving as bridesmaids were Breanna Dargenzio and
Rosie Dargenzio, the bride’s cousins; Sharley Yocom; and Asa Nelson,
the groom’s sister.
Flower girls were Alexandra MacLean, Julianna Overstreet and
Jaynie Corliss, the bride’s cousins.
The best man was David Nelson, the groom’s brother. The groomsmen
were Nicholas Dargenzio, the bride’s brother, Henry Wasserman,
Anthony Beissel, Chris Aparicio and Eddie Anderson.
The groom attends Cal State Los Angeles, anticipating receiving
his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in June. He works at
Dargenzio Cabinets with Alisa’s family.
The bride graduated from Cal State Los Angeles in June with a
bachelor’s degree in nursing. In August, she earned her license to
practice as a registered nurse and is working at Childrens Hospital
Los Angeles in the neonatal intensive care unit.
A honeymoon trip was taken to Kauai and Maui, Hawaii. The couple
lives in Burbank.