Lesley Ashton Wells & Kevin Martin Tierney

Lesley and Kevin were introduced by a mutual friend in Boston and knew immediately that they had found love. The pair dated for six years before getting engaged on a trip to Lesley’s family home on Nantucket. Kevin proposed at Lesley’s favorite place on the island—and in the world—Steps Beach.

Father Epifanio B. Marcaida officiated the ceremony at The Church of the Resurrection in Rye, where Lesley’s parents were also married. A reception followed at Westchester Country Club, which was also home to Lesley’s grandmother, Alma Boucher, for thirty years. The reception was held under the stars and featured many surprises, including mirrored dancers, a photo booth in a vintage VW bus and an ice sculpture modeled after Lesley and Kevin’s rescue dog, Buzz.

The bride, daughter of Douglas and Barbara Wells of Greenwich, graduated from Greenwich Academy, Boston College and Boston College Law School. She is a global finance and real estate attorney at Dechert LLP in Boston.

The groom, son of Martin and Linda Tierney of Boston, graduated from Reading High School and University of New Hampshire with a degree in electrical engineering. He is an account executive at the technology services management company, Kyndryl.

The Tierney’s honeymooned in Italy before returning home to Boston.

Photographs by Siobhan Stanton

The newlyweds
It’s official!
Lesley with her father, Douglas, on the way to the church in a 1955 Rolls Royce
Lesley with her bridesmaids
John Tierney, Shaylyn Murphy, Brian and Alejandra Wells, Douglas and Barbara Wells, Lesley, Kevin, Linda and Martin Tierney, Alexa Baldwin, Kyle Tierney, Caitlin, Peter, Jack (baby) and Catherine (flower girl) Wells
Picture perfect in front of the Westchester Country Club
Kevin (c.) with his groomsmen
Heading to the reception
Rob Marks, Suzanne Peisch, Emilia Peisch, Douglas Wells, Andrew Peisch​, Dick Peisch, Mary Shaw Halsey Marks
Cheers to the happy couple
An ice sculpture of Lesley and Kevin’s dog, Buzz
Mirrored dancers (from Astarte Creative Entertainment)
Sealed with a kiss
Katherine Kiernan (maid of honor and Greenwich Academy classmate) takes a spin with a mirrored dancer
Former CT Governor Dannel Patrick Malloy (bride’s godfather)
The dessert room
Margaret Peacock, Lesley, Paige Host
Mirrored dancers with Jennifer Carretta, Agnes Hamilton, Victoria Wilson

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