Rachel Colancecco and Justin Heinrich are wed
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Heinrich
Rachel Marie Colancecco, daughter of Richard and Jackie Colancecco of Summit Hill, and Justin Michael Heinrich, son of John and Colleen Heinrich of Pittsburgh, were united in marriage on Oct. 1, 2011 at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Summit Hill.
The Rev. James Burdess officiated at the double ring ceremony. Jeana Depuy was the organist. Darryl Seiwell played the trumpet, while Amy Depuy played the flute.
The bride chose her sister Kayla Colancecco of Summit Hill to be her maid of honor, and her cousing Korin Strohl, also of Summit Hill, to be her matron of honor.
Bridesmaids included Brittany Collevechio, Lansford; Jennifer Jacobi, Philadelphia; Shira Scanlon, Philadelphia; and Stacey Good, Pittsburgh, sister of the bridegroom.
Jaclynn Good, Pittsburgh, niece of the bridegroom, was a junior bridesmaid. The flower girl was Isabella Miller, Summit Hill, the bride's cousin.
The bridegroom chose his brothers John Heinrich of Portsmouth, N.H. and Robert Heinrich of Pittsburgh to be his best men.
Ushers included Kevin O'Donnell, Pittsburgh, cousin of the bridegroom; Ryan O'Donnell, Washington, D.C., cousin of the bridegroom; and Evan Fennell, Pittsburgh.
Jacob Good, Pittsburgh, a nephew of the bridegroom, was a junior groomsman. Jack Barmann, Atlanta, Ga., a cousin of the bride, was the ring bearer.
Following the ceremony the couple welcomed family and friends to a reception at Terraview at the Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg.
They honeymooned in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
Pre-nuptial parties for the couple included a bridal shower, given by the mother of the bride, at La Dolce Casa in Tamaqua, and a bride and groom shower in Pittsburgh, given by the bridegroom's sister Stacey Good, who was also a bridesmaid.
The new Mrs. Heinrich is a 2002 graduate of Panther Valley High School. She graduated from Moravian College with a bachelor of arts in history and political science in 2006. In 2009 she earned a juris doctorate degree from Drexel University Earl Mack School of Law.
She is employed as an associate with the law firm of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. in Philadelphia.
Mr. Heinrich is a 2002 graduate of Seton-La Salle Catholic High School, Pittsburgh. In 2006 he graduated from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio with a bachelor of arts in history and secondary education.
He is a captain in the U.S. Army and is currently employed with Holt Logistics Corp, Gloucester City, N.J.
The newlyweds reside in Philadelphia.