Katie Hassell and Joe McCurdy were married on July 30, 2011, at St. James R.C. Church, Red Bank. Monsignor Philip A. Lowery performed the ceremony. The maid of honor was Anne Hassell, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Christine Capone, Mallory Forfar, Katie Hassell (bride’s sister-in-law), Christine Hurley, Hagan Kappler (groom’s sister), Eileen Miller, Laura Rokoff, Faye Shanley and Jill Simpson. The best man was Murphy McCurdy, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Rob Hassell (bride’s brother), Ned Hole, Jeff Kappler (groom’s brother-in-law), Tom Klaus, John O’Connor, Macon Thompson and Dave Yampolsky. A reception followed at The Shadowbrook, Shrewsbury.
Katie is the daughter of Bob and Donna Hassell, Shrewsbury. She graduated from Red Bank Regional High School and Lehigh University, Pa., with a B.S. in Finance. She is Manager, Finance & Business Transformation at American Express.
Joe is the son of Joe and Kathy McCurdy, Greensboro, Ga. He is a graduate of Delbarton School, Morristown, and Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., with a B.A. in history. He is Director, Asset Management at Guggenheim Partners.
After a two-week safari in Kenya, the couple is residing in Greenwich Village, Manhattan.