Friday, June 10, 2016

McLean-Backenstose wedding





SKANEATELES, N.Y. - Kathleen Kite McLean, daughter of Gardner and Lynn McLean of Skaneateles, N.Y., became the bride of Bradley John Backenstose of New York City in the First Presbyterian Church of Skaneateles, N.Y.

The Rev. Dr. Craig Lindsey officiated.

Readings were done by William McLean, cousin of the bride, and Sian-Pierre Regis.

The bride is a graduate of Skaneateles High School and Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., with a bachelor of arts degree. She is a senior manager of strategic insights and research at Comedy Central, NYC.

The groom is the son of John and Diane Backenstose of Barto. He is a graduate of The Hill School; Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y., with a bachelor of arts degree; and The Stern School of Business at New York University, with a master’s degree in business administration. He is a partner, director of agency development at MEC, a media agency in NYC.

The bride was attended by her sister, Carolyn McLean, maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Kristina Backenstose, sister of the groom, Jessica Ruhlman Schoaff, Katie Lee Armijo, Erin Maloney and Brittany Dawson.

Alexander Horn was the best man. Groomsmen were Andrew Lane, Edward Thrasher, Matthew Drummond and Andrew Karlsberg. 

A reception at the Skaneateles Country Club was followed by a honeymoon to Croatia and Montenegro. The couple resides near Union Square in New York City. 

Friday, March 25, 2016

Moll-Figueroa engagement






POTTSTOWN – The engagement of Amanda Marie Moll of Pottstown and Ryan Scott Figueroa of Bechtelsville was announced by her parents, Patricia and Andrew Moll, 674 Hawthorne Ave., Pottstown.

Ms. Moll is a 2008 graduate of Pottstown High School, a 2013 graduate of Kutztown University with a bachelor of arts degree in history and a 2014 graduate of Kutztown University with a master’s degree in secondary education. She is a teacher of family and consumer science at the Pottstown Middle School.

Her fiancé is the son of Brenda and Alfred Figueroa, 560 Township Line Road, Bechtelsville. He is a 2008 graduate of Boyertown Area High School and a 2010 graduate of Universal Technical Institute. He is a truck driver with East Penn Manufacturing, Lyon Station.

An April 22, 2017 wedding is planned at New Hanover United Methodist Church, Gilbertsville

Monday, March 7, 2016

Perkins-Kocon engagement





AMITY – The engagement of Heather A. Perkins of Amity and Nathan Kocon of Douglass (Berks) was announced by her parents, Tommy and Jane Perkins, 500 Levengood Road, Amity.

Ms. Perkins is a 2009 graduate of St. Pius X High School and a 2013 graduate of DeSales University with a bachelor of arts degree in business management. She is an AIB and inventory manager with T.P. Trailers Inc., Limerick.

Her fiancé is the son of Edward and Margaret Kocon, 93 Woodside Lane, Douglass (Berks). He is a 2010 graduate of Boyertown Area High School. He is a welder/fabricator with T. P. Trailers Inc., Limerick.

An August 27, 2016 wedding is planned at Most Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church, Bally 

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Sterling Anniversary



BOYERTOWN – Mr. and Mrs. David H. Sterling, 207 N. Reading Ave., are celebrating 65 years of marriage.

The Sterlings are the parents of two sons, David E. Sterling of New Berlinville and Mark Sterling of Tucson, Ariz., and one daughter, Pat Caron (deceased).

Mrs. Sterling is the former Ethel Yeager. She and her husband are both retired.

They were married on Nov. 23, 1950 in Christ Episcopal Church, Pottstown.

The Sterlings have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Drumheller-Schlegel engagement




UPPER POTTSGROVE – The engagement of Lyndsay Sherrie Drumheller of Upper Pottsgrove and Matthew Brian Schlegel of Mertztown was announced by her parents, Sherrie and Allan Drumheller, 165 Hanover Drive, Upper Pottsgrove.

Ms. Drumheller is a 2007 graduate of Pottsgrove High School and a 2011 graduate of Albright College with a degree in psychology, elementary and early childhood education.

Her fiancé is the son of Flora and Barry Schlegel of Mertztown. He is a 2009 graduate of Brandywine Heights High School and a 2014 graduate of Albright College with a degree in Spanish and elementary education.

An October 2017 wedding is planned.