Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Patten-Jones engagement





LANSDALE – The engagement of Allison May Patten of Lansdale and Justin Tyler Jones was announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Patten of Gilbertsville.

Ms. Patten is a 2008 graduate of Boyertown Area High School and a 2013 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in accounting. She is a financial analyst with Burlington Coat Factory.

Her fiancé is the son of Dina and David Jones of Bradford, Pa. He is a 2005 graduate of Bradford Area High School. He is a regional sales director with IBM.

An Aug. 28, 2015 wedding is planned in Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Roman Catholic Church, Schwenksville.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Murphy-Scherer wedding





Columbia, SC – Elizabeth Wells Murphy, daughter of Elizabeth (Betsy) Breckinridge and Peter Murphy of Columbia, S.C., became the bride of Mason Douglas Scherer of New York in the Lace House at the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion, Columbia, S.C.

The Rev. Kevin M. Roberts of Carolina Wedding VOW, officiated.

Violinist Seth Gilliard provided music.

The bride is a 2006 graduate of Dreher High School, Columbia, S.C. and a 2010 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism. She is a digital reporter with Good Morning America, ABC News, New York.

The bridegroom, son of Douglas and Cynthia Scherer, 2860 Chestnut Hill Road, Pottstown, is a 2002 graduate of Pottsgrove High School and a 2006 graduate of New York University with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and mass media communications. He is an associate producer of Dateline NBC, NBC News, New York.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Katherine Sarah Harpootlian, Emily Louise Burchwell, Natalie Ann Dobry, sister of the bridegroom, Jennifer Lee Fernandes, Erin Elizabeth Graham, Rawlins Elizabeth Kefalos, Samantha Ann Liss, Lindsay Anne Robben, Christine Terrill Schoem and Madeline Elizabeth Sell, cousin of the bridegroom. Contessa Ann Dobry, niece of the bridegroom, was flower girl.

Mitchell Douglass Scherer, brother of the bridegroom was best man. Ushers were Andre-Matias Alfaro, Akash Haresh Bharucha, Jason Edward Dobry, brother-in-law of the bridegroom, Scott Alan Hutt, Andrew Ray Johnson, John Breckinridge Murphy, brother of the bride, Sameer Bipinchandra Patel, Paul Beren South and James Cole Sell, cousin of the bridegroom. Jason Nolan Dobry, godson of the bridegroom, and Wyatt Jason Dobry, nephew of the bridegroom, were ring bearers.

Readers were Christopher Peter Peroni, godfather of the bridegroom, and Kelli Erin Rogers.

The bride wore her maternal grandmother’s wedding shoes and carried her clutch.

After a reception at The Lace House at the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion, the newlyweds left on a wedding trip to Barbados.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Henry-Keifer engagement





ONTELAUNEE – The engagement of Julie Henry of Muhlenberg and Zak Keifer of Boyertown was announced by her parents, John and Cheryl Henry, 5058 Pottsville Pike.

Ms. Henry is a 2003 graduate of Muhlenberg High School and a 2007 graduate of Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, with a bachelor of arts degree. She is a buyer with Morgan Truck Body, Morgantown.

Her fiancé is the son of Sterry and Cindi Keifer, 10 Peach Drive, Boyertown. He is a 2000 graduate of St. Pius X High School and a 2004 graduate of Alvernia University with a bachelor of arts degree. He is in customer service at Penske Corp., Reading.

An Aug. 29, 2015 wedding is planned at Bear Creek Mountain Resort, Macungie.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Miller-Blevins engagement





UPPER POTTSGROVE – The engagement of Jennifer A. Miller and Harold S. Blevins Jr., both of Upper Pottsgrove, was announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ron Miller of Amity.

Ms. Miller is a 2006 graduate of Daniel Boone Area High School and a 2010 graduate of Reading Area Community College with an associate’s degree. She is a certified nursing assistant with Genesis HealthCare, Sanatoga.

Her fiancé is the son of Heidi and Harold S. Blevins Sr. of West Pottsgrove. He is a 2008 graduate of Pottsgrove High School and a 2011 graduate of the Personal Training Institute with a personal training certificate. He is employed in the general warehouse at Uline, Allentown.

A fall 2015 wedding is planned.

Monday, February 2, 2015

Brooke-Peterson engagement




PHILADELPHIA – The engagement of Courtney Brooke and Eric Lee Peterson, both of Philadelphia, was announced by her parents, Jon and Suzanne Brooke, 447 Weinsteiger Road, Bechtelsville.

Ms. Brooke is a 1999 graduate of Boyertown Area High School, a 2003 graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism, and a 2014 graduate of Jones International University with a master’s degree in business communication. She is a senior manager in communications at Comcast Cable, Philadelphia.

Her fiancé is the son of Daniel and Laurie Feldman of Manalapan, N.J. He is a 1999 graduate of J.P. Stevens High School, attended Bloomsburg University where he majored in marketing, and is a 2003 graduate of the Florida Culinary School. He is a recruiter with the Manpower Group, Philadelphia.

A July 2015 wedding is planned at the home of the parents of the bride-to-be.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Younker-Palmieri wedding




 SCHWENKSVILLE – Meredith Anne Younker, daughter of Holly and James Younker, 468 Baptist Church Road, East Coventry, became the bride of Anthony Joseph Palmieri of Lumberton, N.C. in Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Roman Catholic Church, 256 Swamp Pike.

The Rev. Jeff Rott officiated.

The bride is a 2006 graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School and a 2010 graduate of Kutztown University with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. She is a kindergarten teacher with Tanglewood Elementary School, Lumberton, N.C.

The bridegroom, son of Lisa and Anthony Palmieri, Dorsett Circle, Upper Providence, is a 2007 graduate of St. Pius X High School and a 2011 graduate of Cabrini College with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education. He is a third grade teacher at Tanglewood Elementary School, Lumberton, N.C.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her cousin, Brooklynne Younker. Bridesmaids were Jessica Miller, Migdalia Vergez, Natalie Hordsworth and Randi Harrop, cousin of the bride. Junior bridesmaid was Carina Chieffalo, cousin of the bridegroom.

Andrew Palmieri, brother of the bridegroom, was best man. Ushers were Matthew Younker and Ryan Younker, brothers of the bride; Theodore Younker, cousin of the bride; and D.J. Litishin. Junior usher was Dominic Chieffalo, cousin of the bridegroom.

The grandmothers of both the bride and bridegroom were gift bearers.

After a reception at the Radisson Valley Forge, the newlyweds left on a wedding trip to St. Lucia.

They will reside in Lumberton, N.C.