By Wendy Wood
November 14, 2013
Abby Leigh Dezern and Greg Thomas Pronti, both of Charlotte, were married at 5 p.m. on May 18 at Northstone Country Club in Huntersville by officiant Robin Vann.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sid Dezern of Hamptonville. She is the granddaughter of Ms. Shelby Vestal and the late Mr. William Vestal, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Dezern. She is a graduate of UNC Charlotte and is employed by Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
The groom is the son of Mr. Michael Pronti and the late Mrs. Zoe Pronti of Lansing, N.Y. He is the grandson of Ms. Aurora Minter and the late Mr. Richard Pronti, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Sherman. He is a graduate of Cornell University and is employed by Litex Industries, Inc.
The bride was given in marriage by her father, Mr. Sid Dezern. Matrons of honor were Karin Ladd, of Hamptonville, cousin of the bride, and Mary Todd Moseley of Denver, Colo.
Bridesmaids were Anastasia Giannikas of Charlotte, Stephanie Harris of Lowell, Abby Heubaum of Granite Falls, Jennifer Lampert of Stokesdale, Rachel Pronti and Meghan Pronti of Lansing, N.Y., nieces of the groom. Junior bridesmaid was Eva Zoe Pronti of Victor, N.Y., niece of the groom. Flower girls were Kali Dezern of Jonesville, niece of the bride, and Maia Pronti of Victor, N.Y., niece of the groom.
Best Man was Jim Pronti of Victor, N.Y., brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Scott Pronti of Lansing, N.Y., brother of the groom, Samuel Dezern of Jonesville, brother of the bride, Nick Leopardi of New York, N.Y., Jesse Miller of Fort Mill, S.C., Doug Robichaud of Charlotte, Mark Van Epern of Huntersville and Tim Wright of Lansing, N.Y. Ceremony readers were Mrs. Kelly Pronti and Mrs. Michelle Pronti, sisters-in-law of the groom.
Flowers were provided by Boonville Flower & Decor of Boonville, and the wedding cake was provided by D & F Catering of East Bend. A reception was held following the ceremony at Northstone Country Club.
After a honeymoon to Italy, the couple now resides in Charlotte.