On Sunday, July 22, Athena Costopoulos, daughter of Mrs. Efthalia K. Costopoulos of Brighton, Mass. and the late George S. Costopoulos, was married in the Chapel of Hellenic College in Brookline to Raymond C. Parrott of Washington, D.C., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond C. Parrott of Peterborough, N.H. The Revs. Arthur Metaxas and Harry Hatzopoulos performed the double-ring ceremony.
After the ceremony the couple was driven in a white Rolls-Royce to the reception at the Downtown Club atop of the State Street Bank which has a panoramic view of the city of Boston and its harbor. Dance music, provided by the Bouzoukee Fantasy, was enjoyed by guests from New England, New York, and Greece during a dinner of Greek roast lamb, champagne and melon balls on dining tables decorated with fresh cut purple delphiniums floating in champagne glasses. The cutting of the three-tiered wedding cake, topped with fresh blueberries and strawberries, followed.
The bride wore a Victorian champagne ivory wedding gown and a veil both trimmed with Alencon lace, and she carried a bouquet of twelve red and three yellow roses held with a purple ribbon. Despina Karavides, maid of honor, was gowned in turquoise and carried purple delphinium centered by three yellow roses; Mrs. Manuela Bartiromo, the koumbara, was in purple and had a red rose corsage. Winthrop W. Faulkner was Mr. Parrott's best man.
An alumna of Girls' Latin, Boston University and the Harvard Graduate School, the bride was recently with the Massachusetts Department of Education and is currently a consultant in Washington, D.C. Mr. Parrott is the Executive Director of the President's National Advisory Council on Vocational Education and was graduated from Trinity College (ct.) and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.He and his bride are now residing in this city after a European honeymoon.