Jill Denise Kortlucke and Mark Joshua Ortega, both of New York City,
were married in her parents’ garden in Warren, Conn. Navy chaplain
the Rev. Joseph Johnson officiated.
The maid of honor was Christina Doe, the bride’s best friend.
The best man was Andrew Ortega, the groom’s brother.
Following the reception, the couple spent a monthlong honeymoon on
the island of Caye Caulker, located off of Belize, and in Mexico
City. They are living in New York City.
The bride is the daughter of Trinidad and Derek Kortlucke of
Warren, Conn. She graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia
and is a full-time student in the master’s program at Hunter College
in New York.
The groom is the son of Mary Jo and Emilio Ortega of Burbank. He
graduated from Burbank High School in 1991 and from San Francisco
State University. He teaches 3- to 6-year-olds at the Family School,
a Montessori preschool.