Jennifer Elizabeth deSante, age 33, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard deSante of Berwyn, Pa and Michael Cole Bertkau, age 33, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bertkau of Wilton Connecticut, were married on September 24th, 2016. The ceremony was held at St. Isaac Jogues Parish in Wayne, Pa with Rev. Msgr. Kenard Tuzenue and Rev. Stephen Moerman officiating. The reception followed at Chester Valley Golf Club in Malvern, Pa.
The bride was attended by Sue Chern as her Maid of Honor and Jennifer Brady as her Matron of Honor with Stacy Chen, Elizabeth Powell, and Lara Gross as bridesmaids. The best man was Christopher Johnson. Charles Jackson, Daniel Harrison McGrath, and Manbegrot Shimellis served as groomsmen.
The bride graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology from Princeton University and holds a Medical degree and Master's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She is employed as a pediatrician by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Michael has Bachelor's degree in English from the College of William & Mary and a Law degree and Masters in Business Administration from American University. He is employed as a lawyer by Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio, where the couple resides with their dog, Yoshi.
Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer and/or Philadelphia Daily News on September 30, 2016