Catherine Mae Foley and Robert Ivo Bussmann were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church in Sumter.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Foley Jr. of Sumter, and the granddaughter of Jacob and Nancy Carter of Westminster, Dr. Louis J. Foley of Princeton, Illinois, and the late Karen Nelson Sokolnick of Woodstock, Illinois. She graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in French. She is employed by Hospice of the Upstate as a development associate.
The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen P. Bussman of Vienna, Virginia, and the grandson of Mrs. Iris Bussmann-Bognor of Regis, England, the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth MacLean Hillas of Penobscot, Maine, and the late Mr. Ray George Bussmann of New Port Richey, Florida. He graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business management. He is a helicopter pilot in the South Carolina Army National Guard.
The Rev. Josie C. Holler officiated at the ceremony.
Music was provided by Hamilton Stoddard, organist; and Anne Dav , soloist.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a custom-made Callie Tein ballgown by Modern Trousseau of ivory Thai silk with a wrapped bodice and accented with a Swarovski crystal belt. She carried a bouquet of white lilies, garden roses, tulips, hydrangeas and ranunculus.
Elizabeth Carter Foley, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Josephine Bennett Anthony, Molly Kiernan Barbieri, Abigail Louise Keaveney, Jessica Lauren Patterson, Taylor Brianne Perry and Sonya Nicole Weeks.
Zachary John Kleiner served as best man. Groomsmen were Maxwell Gabriel Ames, Jack Anthony Andritsch, Daniel John Dey, Matthew Ryan Grajewski, Derek Quentin Morte and Ryan Glenn Wolfe. Readers were Mark Wayne Williams Jr. and Mary Catherine Riva, cousins of the bride.
The bride's parents held the reception at The O'Donnell House in Sumter.
The bridegroom's parents held the rehearsal party at Sunset Country Club in Sumter.
Following a wedding trip to New Orleans, Louisiana, the couple will reside in Anderson.
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