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Weddings

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Michael Capita IV and Samantha Thomas

The engagement of Samantha Thomas and Michael Capita IV has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kim and Gar Thomas of Lake Hauto.

She is a graduate of Tamaqua Area High School.

She earned a bachelor of science in education degree from Bloomsburg University.

She is currently employed as a global coordinator by Metso Minerals of Danville.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Eleanor and Michael Capita III of Berwick.

He is a graduate of Berwick High School.

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Arthur

Lori A. Melicharek and Glenn Arthur, both of Nesquehoning, were united in marriage on Oct. 18, 2014, at Meed's Methodist Church in Nesquehoning.

A reception followed in Jim Thorpe.

The bride is the daughter of Milan Melicharek of Tamaqua, who gave her in marriage, and Ester Dalmas of Macungie. She studied criminal justice at LCCC. She is now a homemaker and mother of three.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Panther Valley High School and is employed in the construction business.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Sean Ryan McCormick and Amanda Marie Schlier, Palmerton.

Michael Joseph Mazar and Christina Renee Preen, Nesquehoning.

Matthew James Radocha and Debra Ann Binder, Lansford.

Matthew George Steigerwalt, Walnutport, and Erin Kathleen Kuhn, Jim Thorpe.

Norman Lynn Yuninger, Lancaster, and Paula Kay Eisenman, Walnutport.

Schuylkill County

Stephanie M. Krisak and Harry A. Heffelfinger, both of Tamaqua

Cheryl Ann Henne and Richard Allen Fryer, both of New Ringgold

Nancy L. Deskiewicz and Mark D. Ritschel, both of Andreas

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Bronwyn Green and Austin Cseh

The engagement of Bronwyn Green to Austin Cseh has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Shawn and Nina Green of Palmerton. She is a graduate of Lock Haven University, where she studied health and physical education. She is employed as a health and physical education teacher at St. John Neumann Regional School.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Steven and Kim Cseh of Palmerton. He is a graduate of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and is currently employed by the International Union of Bricklayers.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Jenna Ferraraccio and Brett Diehl

John and Debbie Ferraraccio of DuBois have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jenna Marie, to Brett Galen Diehl, son of Gerald and Cynthia Diehl of Lehighton.

The bride-to-be is a 2006 graduate of DuBois Area High School and a 2011 graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor's degree in visual arts.

She is currently completing a master's degree in fine arts at Pennsylvania State University and will graduate in May 2015.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan N. Vavro

Ashley Marie Sabol, daughter of Donna and Thomas Sabol of Beaver Meadows, was united in marriage to Jonathan Neal Vavro, son of Anne and Frank Vavro of Andreas on May 31, 2014, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Tamaqua. The Rev. William Linkhorst officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose Aimee Sabol of Beaver Meadows to be her maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Stephanie White of Rochester, New York; Brianne Moyer of Tamaqua; and Chelsea Hoffman of Beaver Meadows.

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vegetabile

Elizabeth Jane Rodriguez, daughter of Juan and Valerie Rodriguez of Kunkletown, and Paul Lorenzo Vegetabile, son of John and Susan Vegetabile, also of Kunkletown, were united in marriage on April 12, 2014, at the Middlecreek Christian Church in Kresgeville.

The Rev. Steven Boothe, pastor, officiated the double ring ceremony. Ruth Ann Harvey was the pianist and Emily Alvin was the vocalist.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her sister, Angela Rodriguez of Kunkletown, to be her maid of honor.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Anthony MichaelCheehan and LaurenElizabeth Yurick, Summit Hill.

Glenn Howard Arthur and Lori Ann Melicharek, Nesquehoning.

Caleb Allen Shilko and Melissa Anne Ervin, Palmerton.

Christopher Michael McCullion and Tiffany Marie Lilly, Lehighton.

Devon Francis Mickey and Julie ElizabethCorbett, Lehighton.

Scott Alan Gillespie Jr., Coplay, and Carissa Lee Borger Kemp, Lehighton.

Gerald Lee Wentz and Nichole Ann Rivera, Jim Thorpe.

Michael Sanfilippo Jr., Weatherly, and Laina Marie Noelle Wilkinson, Hazleton.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. John Bailey

Jennifer Reppert, daughter of Denise and Charles Swartz of Lehighton, and John Bailey, also of Lehighton, were united in marriage on Aug. 23, 2014, in Lehighton.

The Rev. Dean Frey officiated the double ring ceremony.

Given in marriage by her stepfather, Charles Swartz, and her uncle, James Reppert, the bride chose Samantha Muffley to be her maid of honor.

Bridesmaids included Jessica Reppert of Allentown, Charlee Swartz of Lehighton, Raven Landy of Bethlehem, Pamela Frey of Bethlehem and Ashley Bailey of Shippensburg.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Brian Michael Knepper and Kimberly Ann Rapa, Lehighton.

Michael Joseph Brennan, New Ringgold, and Ashley Ann Cory, Lehighton.

Michael Vincent Sweeney and Sarah Ann Valentine, Nesquehoning.

Kane Michael Kralik and Kelsey Dawn Eaton, Lehighton.