Dr. Justin DeVincenzo and Dr. Diana Abdelmalek were united in marriage Sept. 22, 2012, at the historic St. Clement’s Church, Philadelphia, by the Rev. Gordon Reid.
The bride is the daughter of Afif and Shadia Abdelmalek, West Chester, Pa., Cairo, Egypt. She is the granddaughter of the late Samira Ragheb, Cairo, Egypt, and Noza and Youssef Abdelmalek, Cairo, Egypt.
The groom is the son of John and Kathie Clifford-DeVincenzo, Plains Township, Pa. He is the grandson of Betty Clifford and the late James Clifford, Scranton, Pa., and Marie DeVincenzo and the late Henry DeVincenzo, Mahopac, N.Y.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She chose her sister, Sandy Abdelmalek, as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Dr. Sarah DeVincenzo, sister-in-law of the bride and groom; Erin Johnson, cousin of the groom; Laura Saleh, cousin of the bride; and Kelly Shetron and Dr. Kim Ngo, friends of the bride. Junior bridesmaids were Olivia and Isabella Ragheb and the flower girls were Jacqueline and Katelyn Ragheb.
The groom chose his twin brother, Dr. Michael DeVincenzo, as his best man. Groomsmen were Dr. Mark Abdelmalek, brother of the bride; Patrick Johnson, cousin of the groom; and Dr. Christopher Pino, Mark Burns and Donald Spicer, friends of the groom. Ring bearers were Dane Huggler and Tucker Rook.
An evening cocktail hour and reception took place at the Franklin Institute. A rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom’s parents, was held on Boat House Row overlooking the Schuylkill River. The post wedding brunch was held at the Four Seasons Hotel. The bride was honored with a bridal shower given by her mother-in-law at Cooper’s Seafood and at the home of Dr. Semia Henein, Newtown Square.
Dr. Abdelmalek is a 2004 graduate of West Chester East High School, West Chester, Pa., and a 2010 summa cum laude graduate of the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, Doctorate in Pharmacy. She is employed as a patient safety specialist by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Wilmington, Del.
Dr. DeVincenzo is a 2003 graduate of Bishop Hoban High School, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and a 2009 cum laude graduate of the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, Doctorate in Pharmacy. Justin is employed by Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Methodist Campus, Philadelphia, Pa.
Justin and Diana are members of Rho Chi Honor Society, the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society and Phi Lambda Sigma National Pharmacy Leadership Society.
The couple honeymooned in Tahiti and Bora Bora. They reside in Chester Heights, Pa.