Local Wedding: Matteksy – Sanders

Mary “Molly” Katherine Matteksy met Arthur Alexander Clarkson Sanders at a pre-season Saints game in 2009. They had grown up a streetcar ride away from each other but didn’t realize it. She attended the Academy of the Sacred Heart, and he went to De La Salle. Soon after the Saints game, Arthur asked Molly to dinner at NOLA, and the two quickly became inseparable. One of Molly and Arthur’s favorite things to do is golf at English Turn, so Arthur asked Molly’s parents for permission before setting up a tee time. On April 15, 2012, Molly thought they were just playing a round of golf, but then Arthur asked her to hold the flag on the third hole and got down on one knee. Molly immediately said “Yes!” and they went to celebrate with family and friends.

After the wedding, Molly and Arthur went to St. Barths for seven days. The two are currently renovating their home Uptown. Arthur is a personal trainer and real estate developer, and sells life insurance. Molly is currently in graduate school at Loyola University earning her master’s in counseling.

Bride: Mary Katherine Matteksy
Groom: Arthur Alexander Clarkson Sanders
Bride’s Parents: Mr. Stephen Eyler Mattesky and Mrs. Katherine Mattesky
Groom’s Parents: Mr. William Michael Sanders and Mrs. Kevin Sanders
Date of Wedding: June 22, 2013
Ceremony Location: The Academy of the Sacred Heart Chapel
Reception Location: The Audubon Clubhouse
Celebrant: Father Frank Reale, S.J.
Ceremony Music: Trumpeter Vance Woolf; Violinists Zorica Dimova and Richard Woerhle; and Cellist Jonathan Gerhardt
Wedding Gown: Amsale
Maids of Honor: Emily Eyler Mattesky and Madeleine Voelker Mattesky
Bridesmaids: Virginia Wilson Clauss, Elizabeth Grace Sanders, Sarah Rawlings Sanders, Kate Travers Freshwater, Kaitlin Meriwether Ordemann, Elizabeth Pisani Ciaccio, Lindsey Brower Beard and Lauren Michelle Walker
Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Amsale
Flower Girls: Isabelle Clare Besselman and Margaret Darby Voelker
Groom’s Attire: Tails from Perlis
Best Men: Arthur Alexander Clarkson Jr. and William Michael Sanders
Groomsmen: William Michael Sanders Jr., Brendan Patrick Conheady, Alexander Eric Anderson, Nathaniel Hunter Casey, Christopher Jordan Kirtland, Klein Matthew Swannie, Kevin Alexzander Weldon and Stefan Kyle Pichon
Groomsmen’s Attire: Tails from Perlis
Rings: Aucoin Hart
Florist: Meade Wenzel
Favor: Hand-stamped paper bags to load from a pirogue filled with candy
Caterer: The Audubon Clubhouse
Wedding Cake: Swiss Confectionary
Photographer: Kyle Encar
Hair: Scarlett Howell and Naomi Smith from John Jay
Music: LuvSexy

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