Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Zagerman anniversary




UPPER POTTSGROVE – Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Marc Zagerman, 42 Cherrytree Lane, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married on Nov. 4, 1989 in Franklin by the Reverend Charles Skinner.

Mrs. Zagerman is the former Gina Leigh Rehberg.

The Zagermans have no children but are the owners of five pets, Maddie, Katie, Gilligan and Walter, all long-haired dachshunds, and Mulan, a Siamese cat.

Kochey-Bracey engagement




BECHTELSVILLE – The engagement of Samantha Kochey of Bechtelsville and Victor Bracey of Delta was announced by her parents, Ray and Tracy Kochey of Bechtelsville.

Ms. Kochey is a 2010 graduate of Boyertown Area High School and a 2014 graduate of East Stroudsburg University with a bachelor of science degree in athletic training. She is an athletic trainer at Coatesville Area High School.

Her fiancé is the son of Alvin and Terri Bracey of Delta. He is a 2010 graduate of Kennard Dale High School, Delta, and a 2014 graduate of East Stroudsburg University with a bachelor of science degree in athletic training. He is an athletic trainer at Howard High School, Wilmington, Del.

A fall 2015 wedding is planned.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Rizzardi-Cisarik wedding





POTTSTOWN - Megan Rizzardi, daughter of Thomas and Susan Rizzardi of Pottstown, became the bride of Tyler Cisarik of Pennsburg in St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, 223 Beech St.

Deacon George Harmansky and the Rev. Stephen Paolino officiated.

Soloists were Joanie and Katherine Frederick.

The bride is a 2007 graduate of St. Pius X High School, a 2011 graduate of Lebanon Valley College with a bachelor of science degree in education, and a 2015 graduate of Arcadia University with a master’s degree in education. She is a learning support teacher in the Perkiomen Valley School District.

The bridegroom, son of Luke and Marcie Cisarik of Pennsburg, is a 2006 graduate of Upper Perkiomen High School and a 2010 graduate of Lebanon Valley College with a bachelor of science degree in science. He is a brewing supervisor with Samuel Adams Pennsylvania Brewery, Breinigsville.

Given in marriage by her parents, the bride was attended by her sister, Alyssa Houseal, matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Chelsea Boyer, cousin of the bride; Kacie and Megan Cisarik, sisters of the bridegroom; Alison Kordonski and Heidi Rudelitch. Ava Ainge was junior bridesmaid and Nataleigh Houseal was flower girl. Morgan and Rylee Keely, cousins of the bridegroom, were rice girls.

Bret Umstead served as best man. Ushers were Aaron Rizzardi, brother of the bride; Mark Houseal, brother-in-law of the bride; Chris Avey, Travis Fales and Scott Keppen, cousin of the bridegroom. Evan Ainge was ring bearer.

Flowers were placed on the altar in memory of Barbara Frank, Carl DiPietro, Jane DiPietro, Mary Jane Rizzardi and Luke Cisarik Jr.

After a reception at the Westover Country Club, Jeffersonville, the newlyweds left on a wedding trip to Grenada.

They will reside in Boyertown.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Osborn-Donahue engagement




PHOENIXVILLE - The engagement of Siân Victoria Osborn of Hemel Hempstead, U.K. and Daniel P. Donahue of Phoenixville, was announced by her parents, Sally and Alan Osborn, Hemel Hempstead, U.K.

Ms. Osborn is a 2007 graduate of Hemel Hempstead School, a 2009 graduate of Kings Langley School,  and a 2012 graduate of Kingston University with a degree in English language with German and creative writing. She is in customer service support at Sainsbury’s, Chesham, U.K.

Her fiancé is the son of Edward and Cindy Donahue of Phoenixville.  He is a 2006 graduate of Phoenixville Area High School, a 2012 graduate of graduate of Kutztown University with a bachelor of arts degree in history and a 2013 graduate of Kingston University, London, with a master’s degree in European history. He is a substitute teacher for Educators on Call, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Strouse-Bruno wedding





PHOENIXVILLE  - Rachel Strouse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Strouse, 1082 Terrace Lane, Pottstown, became the bride of Kris Bruno of Reading at The Barn on Bridge, 4 Bridge St.

The Rev. Paul Costello officiated at the double ring ceremony held outdoors.

The bride is a 2003 graduate of Pottstown High School and a 2008 graduate of Shippensburg University with a bachelor of arts degree in arts and science and a business minor. She is operations manager at Michaels Arts and Crafts, Pottstown.

The bridegroom, son of Michele Bruno of Phoenixville and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bruno of Blue Bell, is a 2003 graduate of Norristown Area High School and a 2007 graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice. He is a line supervisor at Pitney Bowes, Reading.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her sister, Krista Potter; Ellen Strouse, sister-in-law of the bride; and Naomi Bruno, the bridegroom’s niece.

Larry Bitting served as best man. Ushers were Steven Strouse, brother of the bride; and Isaiah Johnson, the bridegroom’s nephew.

After a reception at The Barn on Bridge (in the renovated barn), the newlyweds left on a wedding trip to Harper’s River, West Virginia.

Hart-Cocchimiglio Jr. engagement





YARDLEY – Susan Hart and Michael Cocchimiglio Jr., both of Yardley, have announced their engagement.

Ms. Hart, formerly of Hillsborough, N.J., is a 2009 graduate of Rutgers University with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism.

Her fiancé, formerly of Boyertown, is a 2006 graduate of Albright College with a bachelor of arts degree in business. He is currently pursuing a master of business administration degree from Penn State.

The couple met while working in the renewable energy industry.

A September 2015 wedding in Collegeville is planned.