Erin Sweeney weds Daniel Hendrickson
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hendrickson
Erin Lynn Sweeney, daughter of Elizabeth and Timothy Sweeney, Lansford, and Daniel Stephen Hendrickson, son of John Hendrickson of Souderton, Pa., and Maria Carrino of Livingston, N.Y., were united in marriage on May 24, 2009. The Rev. Dennis Bottoms performed the double ring ceremony at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church in Blackwood, N.J.
The bride is the granddaughter of Betty Rybnikar and the late John Rybnikar of Lansford, and the late Grace and Joseph Sweeney of Coaldale.
In loving memory of her deceased sister, Kelly, a candle memorial symbolized her presence as the bride's maid of honor.
Given in marriage by her parents, the bride chose the following as bridesmaids: Lauren Seabury, Northeast Philadelphia; Darelle Dometita, Philadelphia; Emily Katzaman, Harrisburg; Jackie Barnas, Scotch Plains, N.J; and Christina Linic, Eldred, N.Y.
Groomsmen included; Lou Shorr, Steve Kern, Dave Kreizman, Joe Kiehl and Chin May Patel, all of Northeast Philadelphia.
Performing the duties as ushers were Chad and Kyle Wasilkowski, Walnutport, cousins of the bride; and Greg Scannapieco and Neil Wellsford, Levittown.
Emmaline Hyson, cousin of the bridegroom, was the flower girl.
Following the ceremony, the couple welcomed family and friends at a reception held at Lucien's Manor in Berlin, N.J., and then left for a two-week honeymoon in Jamaica and Las Vegas. They currently reside in New Jersey.
The new Mrs. Hendrickson is a 2003 graduate of Panther Valley High School. She attended Bloomsburg University and Thomas Jefferson University College of Health Professions, where she earned her bachelor's degree in 2007 in radiography and radiation therapy. She has been employed since 2007 as a radiation therapist at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center at Christiana Care Hospital in Newark, Del.
A 2003 graduate of George Washington High School in Northeast Philadelphia, the bridegroom attended Millersville University for two years, and is currently finishing his bachelor's degree in business management through the University of Phoenix.
He has been employed since 2007 as a table games' supervisor at Harrah's Entertainment in Atlantic City, N.J.
Bridal showers were held at the Lansford AMVETS and at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center. The rehearsal dinner, hosted by their parents was held at The Stone Grille in Clementon, N.J.