Greenport, N.Y. - The 1857 Italianate stone mansion Brecknock Hall in Greenport, N.Y., was the setting for the Long Island wedding ceremony and reception of Cynthia Pettit Schoch and Richard William Van Voris on October 9, 2011.
The Rev. Dr. Donald McKinney officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Anne Pettit of Southold, N.Y. The groom is the son of the late William and Jacqueline Van Voris.
The bride's father was the project coordinator for the restoration of Brecknock Hall.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore a slate-blue gown of layered chiffon and carried a hand-tied bouquet of white calla lilies.
All of the bride's and groom's children, Nicholas and Edward Schoch, Maura and Brendan Van Voris, and Brendan's wife Josie Durkin, were in attendance.
The bride earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., and a master's degree in social work from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va.
She is a school adjustment counselor at North Attleboro High School.
The groom earned a bachelor's degree from New England College in Henniker, N.H.
He is the technical director of the Fireman Performing Arts Center, and teaches in the theater department at Tabor Academy in Marion. He is also a licensed drug and alcohol counselor.
The couple is planning a wedding trip to the Florida Keys in January, and currently resides in Attleboro and Falmouth, where the groom is building a houseboat.