By candlelight at five o'clock last Saturday, Patricia Ann Princiotto, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore P. Princiotto of Annandale, became the bride of Robert Pinkney Gorrell Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pinkney Gorrell of Greensboro, N.C. The Rev. Regis O'Connell of St. Thomas Hall performed the double ring ceremony in the Chapel of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. A reception and dinner followed at the Boar's Head Inn.

Escorted to the altar by her father, the bride was attended by Diane Woldorf, maid of honor; Mary Turner Gorrell and Sarah Judith Gorrell, sisters of the groom; Mary Whalen, Mary Sue Convery, and laurie Ann Princiotto, niece of the bride. Mr. Gorrell was served by his father as best men and the ushers were Ted Princiotto Jr., brother of the bride, Nathaniel A. Jobe Jr., Edward Bell Patrick III, Stephen Mallory Thomas and Charles Albert Whitcomb Jr.

The couple will live in Charlottesville where the bride is senior at the University of Virginia. The bridegroom plans to enter the graduate school, having graduated from the university with a B.A. degree in May as an Echols scholar and where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He has been a contributing political cartoonist for the Charlottesville Daily Progress. He is the grandson of Mrs. Mary Turner Gorrell and Mrs. James Wood Swain, both of Greensboro.