2008-10-16 / News of Record


Jill Oliveira Roosa of Jamestown and Commodore Charles H. Townsend of Middletown, and New York, N.Y. were married Oct. 4 in Newport Harbor aboard the Commodore's yacht, Current Issue. A reception followed at Harbour Court, New York Yacht Club, in Newport.

The bride is the daughter of Joseph J. Oliveira of Jamestown and Gail Altmeyer of Rumford. She is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and the former executive director of the Roosa Family Foundation.

The groom is the son of John C. Townsend of Vero Beach, Fla. and the late Anne Howland Townsend of Philadelphia. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and is the president and chief executive officer of Conde Nast Publications in New York City. He is also the commodore of the New York Yacht Club.

The couple's children were in attendance, Kathryn Townsend Simpson, Christina Townsend Jones, Hope C. Roosa and Luke V. Roosa.

The couple will make their home in Middletown and Manhattan.

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