Tipton — DiFabbio

STEUBENVILLE – Kelly Anne Tipton and Samuel Edward DiFabbio III of Little Elm, Texas, were united in marriage at 2 p.m. on Sept. 29 at St. Timothy’s Catholic Community in Laguna Niguel, Calif. Monsignor John Urell officiated.

The bride is the daughter of John and Susan Tipton of Laguna Niguel. The groom is the son of Samuel Jr. and Marianne DiFabbio of Steubenville.

The bride was escorted to the altar by her father. She wore a strapless, sweetheart neckline gown and carried a bouquet made of white roses, and Califorinia succulents with family broaches entwined.

Jessie Tipton, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ryoko Yoshida, Stacia Dopudia, Megan Creasey and Elizabeth Stapleton.

Michael DiFabbio, brother of the groom, was the best man. Groomsmen were A.J. DiFabbio, cousin of the groom, and Allen Deep, Zak Davis and Jonathan Izquierdo.

A reception was held at El Adobe Capistrano in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. The couple honeymooned in Maui, Hawaii.

The bride graduated from Aliso Niguel High School in Laguna Niguel and earned a bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona University. She is a registered nurse at Texas Health Resources, Presbyterian, in Plano, Texas.

The groom is a 2001 graduate of Catholic Central High School and received a bachelor’s degree in 2005 from Robert Morris University. He is employed as senior program manager at Global Operations Planning – FedEx in Dallas.

The couple reside in Little Elm.