Katharine Mary Westberg and Shawn Robert Fitzpatrick of Bluffton were married one year ago today, April 21, 2012, at the South Hills Country Club in Pittsburgh. Justice David Barton officiated the 5:30 p.m. ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Susan Westberg of Litchfield, Conn., and Robert Westberg of Torrington, Conn. She is the Special Sections Editor at The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette. The groom is the son of Cherie and Robert Fitzpatrick of Pittsburgh and the grandson of Jack and Rosemarie Frisch of Pittsburgh. He is a firefighter with the Bluffton Township Fire District and a staff sergeant in the Air National Guard. He recently deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
The bride was given away by her father. Maid of honor was Morgan Munn of Charlotte, N.C., sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Cherise LaPine of Chicago; Casey Stoddard of Statesboro, Ga.; and Dana Fitzpatrick of Pittsburgh, sister of the groom. Best men were Dan George and Todd Dolfi, both of Pittsburgh. Groomsmen were Matthew Baker of Bluffton and Jeremy Wade of Williamsport, Md.
The couple honeymooned in Hot Springs, N.C., and live in Bluffton.