First Posted: 11/13/2013
Dr. Brooke Taylor Krolewski and Mr. Nicholas Charles Wimpey were united in marriage Sept. 7, 2013, at the Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk, Va. The Rev. Anthony Hash officiated the ceremony in the Rose Garden.
The bride is the daughter of David and Mary Krolewski, Bear Creek. She is the granddaughter of Marguerite Krogulski and the late Edward Krogulski Sr., Forty Fort, and the late Adam and Stella Krolewski, Parsons.
The groom is the son of Manua Lehman, Chesapeake, Va., and Billy C. Wimpey Jr., Elizabeth City, N.C. He is the grandson of Bob and Carol Smothers, Elizabeth City, N.C.; Nancy Walls, Lawrenceville, Ga.; and the late Billy C. Wimpey Sr.
The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents. Miss Hope Krolewski, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Miss Shellie Wimpey, sister of the groom, and Mrs. Melissa Spivey, friend of the bride. The flower girl was Miss Alexandra Barnes, cousin of the bride. Mrs. Gloria Builder was the mistress of ceremonies.
Scripture readings were given by Hope Krolewski, Melissa Spivey, and Priscilla Barnes, godmother of the bride.
Chuck Wimpey, the groom’s father, served as best man. The groomsmen were Mr. Colby Chapin and Mr. James Woerner, friends of the groom. The ring bearer was Joseph Krolewski, cousin of the bride.
A bridal shower was hosted by the bride’s parents at The Gallery and a wedding rehearsal was hosted by the groom’s father at Freemason Abbey Restaurant, Norfolk, Va. Following the ceremony, a cocktail hour and reception were held in Rose Garden Hall at Norfolk’s Botanical Garden.
Brooke is a graduate of Long Island University, Brooklyn, N.Y., where she earned a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree in May of 2011. She is employed by Rite Aid, Norfolk, Va., and is a pharmacy manager.
Nick is a 2011 graduate of North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in AG business management. He is a partner with his father in an automobile dealership in Elizabeth City, N.C. .
Following a honeymoon in Antigua, the couple resides in Chesapeake, Va.