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.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Walling-Cassidy engagement





MARIETTA, GA. – The engagement of Elizabeth M. Walling of Marietta, Ga., and Mark V. Cassidy, 222 Mulligan St., Phoenixville, was announced by her mother, Beverly Walling of Marietta, Ga. She is also the daughter of the late George D. Walling.

Ms. Walling is a 2003 graduate of Pope High School and a 2008 graduate of Georgia State University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse at the University of Pennsylvania/Dermatology, Philadelphia.

Her fiancé is the son of James and Brenda Ritschard, 317 Crest Lane, East Coventry. He is a 2001 graduate of Ocean City High School and a 2005 graduate of Clemson University with a bachelor of science degree in landscape architecture. He is a landscape architect/design consultant and owner of MVC Designs/California Closets, Pottstown.

An April 18, 2015 wedding at Peachtree Cathedral in Atlanta, Ga., is planned.

Heffentragre-Brown engagement





LONGVIEW, TEXAS – The engagement of Kirian Heffentrager and Bryan Brown, both of Longview, Texas, was announced by her parents, Lt. Cdr. (retired) and Mrs. Don Heffentrager of Leonardtown, Md. The bride is also the granddaughter of Dee Heffentrager and the late Donald Heffentrager Sr.

Her fiancé is the son of Patricia Summerford of Longview, Texas, and the grandson of the late David and Beverly Newton.

A September 11, 2014 wedding in Manteo, N.C., is planned.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Callanan-McClimon engagement





MARIETTA, GA. – The engagement of Megan Elayne Callanan and Daniel Griffin McClimon, both of Marietta, Ga., was announced by her parents, Sandy Otto and Dave Callanan of Michigan.

Ms. Callanan is a 2005 graduate of Okemos High School, Okemos, Mich., a 2009 graduate of the University of Michigan with a degree in kinesiology and a 2013 graduate of Life University, Marietta, Ga., with a doctor of chiropractic degree.

Her fiancé, son of Dee and Bob McClimon of Warwick, is a 2007 graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School, a 2011 graduate of Lehigh University with a degree in psychology and a 2014 graduate of Life University, Marietta, Ga., with a doctor of chiropractic degree.

They are both chiropractors and will be opening their own chiropractic office in the Pottstown tri-county area in 2015.

An October 2014 wedding at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Chester Springs, is planned.


Monday, July 14, 2014

Slotter-Lawrence wedding





READING – Danielle Nadine Slotter, daughter of David C. Slotter of New Hanover and the late Beth A. Lehman, became the bride of Ian Christian Lawrence of Pottstown in a Quaker self-uniting wedding ceremony at the Barn at Flying Hills.

Readings were offered by D. Clayr Slotter, stepmother of the bride.

The bride is a 2006 graduate of Boyertown Area High School and a 2010 graduate of Millersville University with a bachelor of science degree in education. She is a 5th grade teacher at Pottstown Middle School.

The bridegroom, son of Samuel F. and Susan B. Lawrence of Pottstown, is a 2006 graduate of Pottstown High School and a 2010 graduate of Haverford College with a bachelor of arts degree. He is a 7th grade teacher at Pottstown Middle School.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Michael Barrett, man of honor. Bridesmaids were Casey Gillmer and Jill Lawrence, sister of the bridegroom.

Seth Lawrence, brother of the bridegroom, was best man.

A reception was held at the Barn at Flying Hills.

The couple will reside at 1461 Sunset Drive, Pottstown.