Sara Reiss DeSantis and John Matheson (Matt) Moody were married on Saturday, August 21, 2010 in the Chapel of the Nativity at Camp Monserate in Lake Placid. Rev. Edward Durkin, S.J. of Buffalo, NY officiated.
Sara is the daughter of Jeff and Julia DeSantis of Westfield, NJ and Lake Placid, the granddaughter of Paul and Rosemary Reiss of Lake Placid and the great-granddaughter of the late Julian and Daisy Margaret (Peg) Reiss of Lake Placid. Matt is the son of Richard and Susan Moody of Chapel Hill, NC.
The reception was held in an old barn transformed for the occasion and the couple departed for the evening in the bride’s grandparent’s 1966 VW Beetle which has been a part of the Lake Placid 4th of July Parade for many years.
Julie Maness of Chapel Hill was Maid of Honor and bridesmaids were Elizabeth Reiss, cousin of the bride, of Williston, VT, Anne Daisy DeSantis, sister of the bride, of Westfield, NJ, Jaclyn D’Amore of South Plainfield, NJ and Stephanie Underwood of Trade, TN. Richard Moody served as his son’s Best Man and the groomsmen were Jeff Crittenden of Wilmington, NC, Andres Crowley of Sacramento, CA, Jeremy Elliott and Mark Graves of Chapel Hill and Luke Sharp of Raleigh, NC.
Sara is a 1998 graduate of Vernon Township High School, Vernon, NJ and is employed with NetApp in Research Triangle Park, NC. Matt, who was raised in Chapel Hill, is a 2004 graduate of Appalachian State University with a BS in Economics and is employed with BulkTV in Raleigh, NC. After a honeymoon trip to Peter Island in the British Virgin Islands the couple will reside in Raleigh, NC.