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Lauren Goodrich and Peter van Roden are wed


Lauren Valaer Goodrich, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Alden Goodrich (H. R. Valaer van Roijen) of New York and New Canaan, CT, was married to Peter Wright van Roden, son of Mr. and Mrs. John C.van Roden  (Janet O’Melia) of Bryn Mawr, PA. The ceremony took place on June 28, 2014, at Christ Church Greenwich. The reception was held at the Round Hill Club, also in Greenwich.

The bride is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. van Roijen (Hildegarde P. Graham) of Washington, DC, and of the late Mrs. Lyle B. Ramsey (Goodrich—Priscilla A. Dennett) of Greenwich and the late John W. Goodrich of Westwood, MA. She is also the step-granddaughter of the late Captain Ramsey.

The groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John C. O’Melia Jr. (Martha Wallis) of Wheaton, IL, and of the late Mr. and Mrs. John C. van Roden (Virginia Post) of Philadelphia and Gladwyne, PA.


Mrs. van Roden attended St. Mark’s School and graduated from Gettysburg College. She is a member of the Colony Club in New York. Mr. van Roden attended Episcopal Academy and graduated from Colgate University.


The couple took a wedding trip to the Adriatic coast of Italy, Tuscany and Paris. They currently make their home in San Francisco.

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