Erica Jean Zaky & Peter Michael Bryniczka
Theia, Vera Wang
Melani Lust Photography
Erica Zaky and Peter Bryniczka’s wedding date holds special significance—the day is not only the anniversary of the bride’s parents but also her grandparents. The bride and groom wrote their own vows for the ceremony that was officiated by the Reverend Steve Hollaway at Harbor Church in Block Island. The reception followed at the Atlantic Inn.
Erica and Peter first met at Stew Leonard’s in Norwalk in January of 2010. The following Christmas Eve, Peter proposed atop a mountain on Erica’s family farm.
Erica is the daughter of Cynthia and George Zaky of Farmingdale, New York. She is a graduate of Farmingdale High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University. Erica is an anchorwoman for News 12 Connecticut.
Peter, the son of Hellen and Jan Bryniczka of Westport, is a graduate of Staples High School. He received his bachelor’s in government from Wesleyan University and his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law. Peter is an attorney at Schoonmaker, George & Colin P.C. in Greenwich.
The newlyweds currently reside in Stamford.
photographs by Pete Gebhardt