Alexis Natasha Anselmi and Gian Peter Vergnetti were married on Sept. 29, 2012, at the First Baptist Church in Wilkes-Barre. The ceremony was performed by Pastor Gerald Branch and Monsignor Michael J. Delaney.
The St. Thomas Gospel Choir of the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia provided the ceremony music. Dinner and dancing followed at the Westmoreland Club, Wilkes-Barre.
The couple met at Wyoming Seminary Lower School, Forty Fort, and both graduated from Wyoming Seminary College Preparatory School, Kingston.
The bride chose her sister, Sasha Anselmi, as maid of honor. The groom’s brother, Joby Baldassari, was best man.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. Katherine Anselmi, Dallas, and Dr. Lanning Anselmi, Shavertown.
The groom is the son of Leo Vergnetti, Scranton, and the late Carol Vergnetti.
Ms. Anselmi, 29, is a market assistant for Hearst Design Group in New York, which produces ELLE DECOR, House Beautiful and Veranda magazines. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Drew University, Madison, N.J., and an Master of Arts degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, N.Y.
Mr. Vergnetti, 30, recently completed a year as a Fulbright Scholar with Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Prior to that he was with the Alternative Investments Group at Merrill Lynch in New York. He is a graduate of the University of Scranton, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in international business.
After a honeymoon on Curacao in the Netherlands Antilles, the couple returned to their residence in Brooklyn, N.Y.