Dr. Elisa Maria Schunkert and Mr. Tyler Griffin were married on Aug. 31, 2019, by the Rev. Humbert Oliveira of Providence, R.I., and the Rev. Monsignor Anthony Frontiero of Emmitsburg, Md. The ceremony took place at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Sasso in Morcote, Switzerland, where the bride’s family has a summer home.
Prior to the wedding ceremony, a small civil marriage was held at the Bald Peak Colony Club in Melvin Village, N.H., where the groom’s family has a summer home.
The bride is the daughter of Professor Dr. Heribert Schunkert and Mrs. Stephanie Schunkert of Munich, Germany, and Lugano, Switzerland. He is a professor for cardiology at the Technische University, director of the Cardiology Department and the medical director of the Germany Heart Center in Munich. The bride’s mother is a school teacher.
The groom is the son of Mr. Patrick W. Griffin and Mrs. Celina (Sally) Tamposi-Griffin of Gilford, N.H., Boston, Mass., and Vero Beach, Fla. He is the grandson of the late real estate mogul and philanthropist Mr. Samuel A. Tamposi Sr. The groom’s father is the founding partner and CEO of Merrimack Potomac + Charles, a Boston-based consulting firm. His mother is a partner at the Tamposi Company.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
The maid of honor was Carolina Wehrmann of Lübeck, Germany.
Bridesmaids were Franziska Weis of Munich; Isabel Zapf of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Marilena Placking of Berlin, Germany; and Julie Farsky of Paris, France. The flower girl was Sabina Goldberg of White Plains, N.Y.
The best man was Justin Griffin of Washington, D.C.
Groomsmen were Maxwell Luthringer of New York, N.Y.; Joseph Tamposi of Cambridge, Mass.; Jonathan Bryant of Boston; Thomas Stelle of Sag Harbor, N.Y.; and Lukas Schunkert of Berlin. Ushers were Louis Tamposi of Boston; Jacob Tamposi of Cambridge; Benjamin Salas of Santiago, Chile; and Simon Dorfmuller of Munich.
The music for the ceremony was provided by opera singers Francesca Pacileo and Paolo Cauteruccio, accompanied by a string quartet, cellist and organist.
A reception was held at the Hotel Splendide Royal in Lugano, where music was provided by the King Kamehameha Club Band.
After their honeymoon trip to Positano, Italy, and the Kingdom of Bhutan, the couple is living in Boston.
The bride, 29, is a graduate of Witten/Herdecke University’s Medical School, Witten, Germany. She is a postdoctoral fellow in dermatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston.
The groom, 28, is a graduate of Cushing Academy and Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., where he received a bachelor’s degree in political science. He is an associate at The RMR Group, Newton, Mass.