Anne Ashcroft Holland, M.D. and Christopher Graham Mardy, M.D. were united in marriage on Aug. 1, 2015, in an outdoor wedding overlooking the Jackson Hole, in Teton Village, Wyo. The ceremony was officiated by the Right Reverend Terry Pape’. Guests arrived via gondolas for the 5:00 p.m. wedding. A reception of dining and dancing followed at Couloir Restaurant at the top of the Bridger gondola. The rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom’s parents, was held at the Four Seasons Hotel the previous evening.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Holland III of Highland Park. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Holland Jr. of Dallas and the late Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Ashcroft of Sulphur Springs, Texas.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jonathon David Mardy of Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. He is the grandson of Mrs. Teresa Guage and the late Mr. George Guage of Long Island, N.Y. and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Mardy of N.J.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father as the Richard Brown Strings played the wedding processional from the Sound of Music. The bride’s wedding gown and veil were originally worn by her mother in her wedding. The candlelight silk peau de soie gown with a chapel-length train was embellished with re-embroidered Alencon lace and iridescent paillettes appliqued on English net with seed pearls. To complete the ensemble, the bride wore a veil with hand-appliqued matching Alencon lace which flowed well beyond the length of the gown’s train. The bride carried a loose, cascading bouquet of white roses with a variety of green textured foliage. In her bouquet, she carried her great grandmother’s handkerchief embroidered in blue with her wedding date. She wore her grandmother’s heirloom pearl and diamond earrings which have been worn by all of her cousins in their weddings.
Attending Anne as maid of honor was her sister, Kathryn Elizabeth Holland. Wearing matching one-shouldered, berry colored floor-length gowns and carrying colorful alpine floral bouquets, the bridesmaids included her sisters-in-law Lorraine Wallace Holland and Katherine Mardy Baker; Mallory Sutcliffe Culbert; Lauren Parma Elsener; Elizabeth Beasley Raynor; Laura Marie Nugent; Arden Faye Pennell; and Alice Warnecke Sutro. The flower girl was Elizabeth Bird Holland, the niece of the bride.
Attending the groom as best man was Benjamin Jonathan Wolpaw, M.D. His groomsmen were his brothers-in-law Robert B. Holland IV and Matthew Isaiah W. Baker; Ross M. Beckman, M.D.; M. Travis Caton, M.D.; David W. Creighton, M.D.; James M. Gertzog; Timothy J. Luchetti, M.D.; Adam J. Margolius, M.D.; William Alexander Packer; Aaron A. Small; and Brett M. Weinstock, M.D.
Julia Flowers Schwarz and Anne Chapman Onishi, M.D. were members of the house party. Mary Kathryn Golik and Erin Donovan Tyrrell were the scripture readers.
The bride is a graduate of Highland Park High School and received her Bachelor of Arts in human biology from Stanford University. She graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University and is a third year resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
The groom graduated from Northern Highlands Regional High School in Allendale, N.J. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in neuroscience from Brown University. He graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. Dr. Mardy is in his second year of residency in Pediatrics at New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia.
Following their sparkler exit onto the exiting gondolas, an after party ensued at the Mangy Moose Saloon. The Doctors Mardy honeymooned in Southern France, Cinque Terre and Rome. The couple resides in New York City.