SHELDON/PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Kristine Elizabeth Dodd, daughter of Richard and Dawn Dodd, of Sheldon, and Christopher Hugh Rooney, son of Dorothy and the late Lawrence Rooney, of Philadelphia, Pa., were married on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

The ceremony took place in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic at The Excellence Resort, where 20 of the bride and groom’s closest friends and family members attended. Given in marriage by her mother and father, the bride was attended by her sister, Abbie Dodd, as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were cousin of the bride, Allison Kittell from Dallas, Texas, and best friend, Jessica Monroe, of Raleigh, N.C.

The best man was Johnny Walker of Philadelphia, Pa. Daniel Dodd, brother of the bride, Tom Tankelwicz, friend of the groom from Raleigh, N.C., served as groomsmen.

After a honeymoon in Punta Cana, the Roony’s made their home in Raleigh, N.