Feb. 7, 2007


Heidi Shara Padawer, daughter of Patty and Jerry Padawer of St. Louis, and Max Garfield, son of Dr. Jeff and Betsy Garfield of Clearwater, Fla., were married Nov. 11, 2006, at Westwood Country Club, where Rabbi Randy Fleisher officiated. A wedding reception followed the ceremony at the Westwood Country Club. She is the granddaughter of the late Lawrence and the late Doris Padawer of Memphis, Tenn., and Rhea and the late Russell Garfield of Clearwater, Fla. He is the grandson of the late Nathan and the late Echo Goldman of Chicago.

Sisters of the bride Leah Gross and Lauren Padawer were maids of honor.

Ali Albanese, niece of the groom, was junior bridesmaid.

Bridesmaids were Katie Librie, Beth Banchek and Rachel Becker. Campbell Padawer, niece of the the bride, served as flower girl.

The groom chose Jordan Moore as best man. Groomsmen were David Goldberg, Matt Goldich, Adam Fox and Edward Starr.

Ushers were Stuart Bloj, Seth Grossman and Marissa Miller.

The ring bearers were Cole Padawer, nephew of the bride, and Eric Albanese, nephew of the groom.

Following a wedding trip to the South Pacific, the couple resides in Manhattan.


Dorey Lauren Edinger, daughter of Karen Eddinger and Don and Renee Edinger, all of Chesterfield, and Andrew Tesch Miller, son of Thomas and Katherine Miller of Schenectady, N.Y., have announced their engagement.

She is the granddaughter of the late Dr. Manuel J. Snitzer and the late Ruth Snitzer, formerly of Chesterfield, and the late Vernon and the late Vernell Edinger, formerly of St. Louis.

He is the grandson of Miriam Newhall of Schenectady, N.Y., and the late Richard Newhall of Tucson, Ariz. and Dorothy and the late Daniel Miller of Springfield, Mo.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of John Burroughs High School and New York University, where she earned a B.M. degree in music composition and a master’s degree in interactive telecommunications. She is currently an interaction designer with ESI Design in New York City.

Her fianc é graduated with honors from Hamilton College in Schenectady, N.Y., with a B.A. degree in computer science and Columbia University, where he earned a Ph.D. in computer science. He is currently a software engineer with Google in New York City.

A September 2007 wedding is planned.