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Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Stone!

Jessica Michelle Whitworth and Jonathan Mayer Stone were married on May 24th at the Historic Firestone Building. The bride is the daughter of Dawn Whitworth of Edison, New Jersey. Her groom is the son of Kathy Krigel Stone of Fairway and Douglas A. Stone of Mission Hills. Jonathan is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Tivol of Our Town, the late Herbert M. Krigel and the late Mr. and Mrs. Martin Stone. The evening prior, the groom’s mother’s family hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Sulgrave Regency Ballroom. Following the ceremony, Kathy Krigel Stone and Douglas A. Stone hosted a reception at the Historic Firestone Building. The happy couple enjoyed a honeymoon to Tahiti and is at home in Santa Monica, California.

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Also featured in the August 22, 2015 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Dale Abduel


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