Courtney Wehr weds Ryan O'Donnell
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan O'Donnell
The Stroudsmoor Country Inn, Stroudsburg, was the setting for the July 7, 2012 wedding of Courtney M. Wehr and Ryan M. O'Donnell.
Pastor James Dean officiated the double ring ceremony. The Pennsylvania String Ensemble provided the musical selections.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Robin Wehr of Andreas.
The bridegroom is the son of Walter and Diane O'Donnell, Jr. of New Ringgold.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Corynn Wehr of Andreas, sister of the bride, as maid of honor; and Kari Wehr of Orefield, sister-in-law of the bride, as matron of honor.
Bridesmaids included: Cody Pearson of Andreas; Tiffany Frey of Bethlehem, cousin of the bride; Suzanne Lynn of Summit Hill; Jennifer Balliet of Andreas; and Chelsey Kurak of Jim Thorpe. Kensie Wehr, niece of the bride, served as the flower girl.
Best man honors were performed by Luke Kowalonek of Nesquehoning and Matthew O'Donnell of New Ringgold, brother of the bridegroom.
Ushers were Shane Spotts of Tamaqua; Christopher Wehr of Orefield, brother of the bride; Aaron Gill of Manheim; Zachary Chodur of Nesquehoning; and Corey Frey of Lehighton, cousin of the bride. Aiden Rarick, godson and cousin of the bridegroom served as the ring bearer.
The couple honeymooned in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
Pre-nuptial parties included a bridal shower, hosted by the mothers of the bride and bridegroom and the bridesmaids. The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the bridegroom's parents at the Siamsa Irish Pub in Stroudsburg.
The new Mrs. O'Donnell is a 2006 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and a 2010 graduate of Kutztown University, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education.
She is currently employed by the Central Columbia School District in Bloomsburg.
She is the granddaughter of Robert and RuthAnn Wehr of Andreas; and Chester and Pauline Frey of Lehighton.
Mr. O'Donnell is a 2007 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School and a 2011 graduate of Bloomsburg University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration.
He is currently employed by Pepsi Beverages Company, Williamsport.
He is the grandson of Walter O'Donnell, Sr. of Tamaqua, and the late Ruth O'Donnell; and Marie Rarick of Allentown, and the late Edward Rarick.
The couple currently resides in Bloomsburg.