Laura Phillips Bence and Stephan Alan Joffe were married Dec. 30 at Picchetti Winery in Cupertino. A reception followed at the winery.
The bride is the daughter of Barbara and the late Howard Edward Phillips of Los Altos. She graduated from Los Altos High School and earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from San Jose State University. She is employed as a transitional kindergarten teacher at Springer School in the Los Altos School District.
The groom is the son of the late Howard Nathan and Helen Greenebaum Joffe of Rochester, N.Y. He graduated from Eastridge High School in East Irondequoit, N.Y., and earned a bachelor’s degree from Smith College School for Social Work in Northampton, Mass. He has a private practice in coaching and consultation for couples, families and individuals.
The couple honeymooned on Santa Catalina Island in Southern California and plan to live in San Jose.