Glassport, Pennsylvania


Engagements



McKeesport Daily News June 11, 2001

LINDA HOSPODAR and DARRELL URBANIC

A May 4 wedding is the plan of Linda Ann Hospodar of Glassport and Darrell Wayne Urbanic of Peters Twp. whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Frances Hospodar of Glassport and the late Albert Hospodar. Her fiancé is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Urbanic of Houston, Pa.

She is a graduate of South Allegheny High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Hospodar is the manager of community relations for Eat 'N Park Hospitality Group, Inc., at The Waterfront.

He is a graduate of Chartiers-Houston High School and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Urbanic is a regional sales manager for Universal Electric Corp. in Bridgeville.
 


McKeesport Daily News June 14, 2001

MICHELE RUFFING

WILLIAM SLAFKA

An October 2002 wedding is the plan of Michele Renee Ruffing and William Scott Slafka whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Maryann Ruffing of East McKeesport. Her fiancé is the son of Cathy Slafka and Bill Slafka of Glassport.

She is a graduate of East Allegheny High School and received an associate degree in accounting from The Sawyer School. She is a bookkeeper/controller at Litigation Solutions, Inc., Pittsburgh.

He is a graduate of South Allegheny High School and attended school through the Mon Yough Plumbing Association. He is a plumber with Newman Plumbing in Zelienople and a football coach for Geibel Catholic High School in Connellsville.


McKeesport Daily News July 26, 2001

MELISSA JEWART

JEREMIAH HARDING

A March 16 wedding in Port Vue United Methodist Church is the plan of Melissa Jewart and Jeremiah Harding whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Doug Jewart Sr. and Pam Kritikos of Glassport. Her fiance is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Harding of Glassport.

She is attending South Campus of Community of Allegheny County. Jewart is employed by Johnston the Florist.

He is a graduate of South Allegheny High School. Harding is employed by Hercules, Inc.


McKeesport Daily News August 17, 2001

JESSICA JOHNSON

DOUGLAS JUNECKO

An Oct. 20 wedding in Port Vue United Methodist Church is the plan of Jessica K. Johnson and Douglas N. Junecko whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Cathy West of 221 Connecticut Ave., Clairton. Her fiance is the son of Pat and Carol Santone of 1805 Port Vue Ave., Port Vue.

She was graduated from Clairton High School in 1993 and Washington Hospital School of Radiologic Technology in 1995. She is a radiologic technologist at Jefferson Hospital.

He is a 1986 graduate of South Allegheny High School and received an associate degree in business administration from Community College of Allegheny County. Junecko is a sales supervisor at Silver Star Meats, Inc., McKees Rocks.


McKeesport Daily News November 27, 2001

AMANDA ZEBROSKI JAMES SWEENEY

An August wedding in Sandals Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica, is the plan of Amanda Beth Zebroski and James Jeffery Sweeney whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Linda Salzmann of Liberty and James Zebroski of Glassport. Her fiance is the son of James E. Sweeney of McKees Rocks and the late Elsie Sweeney.

She is a 1996 graduate of South Allegheny High School and received a degree in dental assisting from Western School of Health and Business Careers in 1999. Zebroski is employed by Dr. Howard Elson in McKeesport.

He is a 1996 graduate of Sto-Rox High School and member of the Western Pennsylvania Regional District Council of Carpenters Local 142. Sweeney is employed by the P.J. Dick and Trumbull Corp.


McKeesport Daily News January 3, 2002

PATRICIA TROUT

ANTONIO NAPOLITANO

Thomas D. and Peggy Trout of 1116 Ohio Ave., Glassport. are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Patricia A.. to Antonio T. Napolitano son of Edward and Kaye Napolitano of Lovetsville, Va. The Couple is planning a July wedding.

The bride-elect was graduated from South Allegheny High School in 1992 and California University of Pennsylvania in 1997. She is persuing a master's degree in educational leadership at Columbus State University in Georgia and is an exceptional education teacher in the Troup County School System in Georgia.

Her fiance was graduated from Loudoun Valley High School in 1992 and Virginia Military Institute in 1996. He is pursuing a master's degree in business administration and is a team leader for Freudenberg-NOK in Georgia.


McKeesport Daily News April 17, 2002

KRISTEN SERENA ROSARIO DiPAOLO

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin L. Serena of Glassport are announcing the engagement of the their daughter, Kristen Marie, to Rosario DiPaolo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alberto DiPaolo of Peters Twp. The couple is planing a Sept. 21 wedding.

The bride-elect is a graduate of South Allegheny High School and received a bachelor's degree in health and policy and administration from Pennsylvania State University. She is an independent business owner.

Her fiancé is a graduate of Seton-LaSalle High School and received a degree from Robert Morris College. He is a construction manager at Bechtel-Bettis


McKeesport Daily News May 8, 2002

ANDREA KOCHUBA ERIC VISCONTI

A July 27 wedding in Queen of the Rosary Church, Glassport, is the plan of Andrea M. Kochuba and Eric S. Visconti whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kochuba of 608 N. Monongahela Ave., Glassport. Her fiancé is the son of Dr. Victor and Judy Visconti of Long Island, N.Y.

Kochuba is a 1994 graduate of South Allegheny High School, received a bachelor of science degree with distinction in secondary education in 1998 from Pennsylvania State University and earned a master's degree from State University of New York. She is a physics and chemistry teacher and head track coach at Centereach High School on Long Island.

Visconti is a 1994 graduate of Ward Melville High School, 1998 graduate of Pennsylvania State University and received a master's degree from State University of New York. He is a science teacher and head track and soccer coach at Northport High School on Long Island.


McKeesport Daily News May 13, 2002

LINDA ALI--JERRY MORLE

A September wedding in Greensburg is the plan of Linda Ali and Jerry Morle whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of John and Rosemarie Ali of Glassport. Her fiancé is the son of Don and Mary Morrin of Whitmore Lake, Mich.

Ali is a 1990 graduate of South Allegheny High School and received an associate degree in 1993 from Community College of Allegheny County. She is a legal assistant in Pittsburgh.

Morle is a 1981 graduate of Saline High School and received a bachelor of science degree in medical technology in 1985 from Michigan Technical University. He is a marketing manager in the food service industry in Detroit, Mich.


McKeesport Daily News January 30, 2003

SARA McAULIFFE - CAMERON WERTHEIMER

An Oct. 18 wedding is the plan of Sara J. McAuliffe and T. Cameron Wertheimer of Columbus, Ohio, whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Tom and Kathy McAuliffe of Glassport. Her fiance is the son of Charles and Nancy Wertheimer of Fairborn, Ohio.

McAuliffe is a 1998 graduate of Pennsylvania State University where she was affiliated with Alpha Phi Omega Sorority. She is employed by Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp.

Wertheimer is a 1998 graduate of Hillsdale College in Michigan. He also is employed by Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp.


McKeesport Daily News June 5, 2003

LISA LISSY - DAVID THOMPKINS

Richard Lissy of North Irwin and Susan Lissy of Glassport are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Lisa, to David Thompkins, son of Ralph Kaylor and Mary Thompkins of Yukon. The couple is planning a Sept. 27 wedding in Immaculate Conception Church in Irwin.

The bride-elect is a graduate of South Allegheny High School and Duff's Business Institute. She is employed by The Family Court of Allegheny County. Her fiance is a graduate of Yough High School. He is co-owner of Excell Masonary.


Pittsburgh Post Gazette - November 4, 2003

PRIEBE - POPOVICH

Lorien Denise Priebe & Dale Joseph Popovich announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Larry & Bobbi Priebe of Shadyside, OH. She is a 1991 graduate of St. Johns Central High School, Bellaire, OH, and a 1995 magna cum laude graduate of Bowling Green State University, with a bachelor of arts in iournalism. Her fiance is the son of Philomena Popovich of Glassport and the late Michael Popovich. He is a 1988 graduate of South Allegheny High School. The couple are co-owners of HotHitz DJ services in Glassport. The couple will wed on November 8, 2003.


McKeesport Daily News December 26, 2003

NICKOLLE MARINI - J.R. DARNAY

A November wedding is the plan of Nickolle Marini and J.R. Darnay whose engagement is being announced. The bride-elect is the daughter of Dennis and Sherry Marini of 1112 Delaware Ave., Glassport. Her fiance is the son of John and Sue Darnay of 1720 Myer Ave., Port Vue.

Marini is a 2000 graduate of South Allegheny High School. She is employed by PCA International Photo Studios in West Mifflin. Darnay is a 2000 graduate of South Allegheny High School. He is employed by Ringler Restoration in Greensburg.


McKeesport Daily News March 8, 2004

ERIN MEASE - DANIEL FERENCE JR.

A June 25 wedding next year in Bethlehem is the plan of Erin R. Mease and Daniel E. Ference Jr. whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Robert D. and Janis R. Mease of Bethlehem. Her fiance is the son of Dan and Margie Ference of Glassport.

Mease was graduated from Nazareth Area High School in Nazareth in 1999 and the University of Pittsburgh in 2003. She is employed by Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Ference was graduated from the South Allegheny High School in 1999 and received d bachelor of science degree in computer engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 2003. He is a software engineer at Computer Sciences Corp., Washington, D.C.


McKeesport Daily News May 11, 2004

AMANDA THOMAS - JOEL TACHOIR

A July 10 wedding at Bethany College is the plan of Amanda Louise Thomas and Joel Edward Tachoir whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Donna Merrill of Steubenville, Ohio, and stepdaughter of Dino Magazzeni of Wintersville, Ohio. Her fiance is the son of Kathy and Roger Tachoir of Clairton.

Thomas is a 1998 graduate of Steubenville High School and received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology in 2002 from Bethany College. She is a crisis intervention specialist at Family Resources in Pittsburgh.

Tachoir is a 1998 graduate of South Allegheny High School and received a bachelor of science degree in computer science in 2002 from Bethany College. He is director of technology systems for South Allegheny School District.


McKeesport Daily News May 13, 2004

ANYA CARPENTER - RYAN FINNERAN

The engagement of Tanya Carpenter and J. Ryan Finneran is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Russ and Nancy carpenter of Bentleyville.

Her fiance is the son of James Finneran and Michele Finneran of Glassport.

Carpenter was graduated in 1995 from Bentworth High School and in 1999 from Washington and Jefferson College where she was affiliated with the Delta Gamma Sorority. She is a senior claims representative for Nationwide Insurance in Wexford.

Finneran was graduated in 1997 from South Allegheny High School and in 2001 from Washington and Jefferson College where he was affiliated with the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He is an accountant with Hosack, Specht, Muetzel & Wood LLP in Pittsburgh.


McKeesport Daily News June 17, 2004

DR. HEATHER SMEDLEY - ROBERT HUNT IV

Kathleen and Terry Smedley of Glassport and Suzan and Robert A. Hunt III of BelleView are announcing the engagement of their children, Dr. Heather Dawn Smedley and Robert A. Hunt IV.

The couple is planning an October wedding.

The bride-elect is a 1996 graduate of South Allegheny High School, received a bachelor's degree from St. Francis University and earned a master's degree and doctoral degree in physical therapy from Chatham College. She is a physical therapist at AUH Forbes Regional in Monroeville and UPMC Rehabilitation Institute.

Her fiance is a 1995 graduate of Northgate High School and attended Robert Morris College. He is a warehouse manager at Circuit City.


McKeesport Daily News July 21, 2004

MICHELE FANCSALI - JEFFREY WINOWITCH

A Sept. 18 wedding in Queen of the Rosary Church, Glassport, is the plan of Michelle Nicole Fancsali and Jeffrey Scott Winowitch whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Joseph and Stephanie Fancsali of 641 Ohio Ave., Glassport. Her fiance is the son of Ray and Marlene Winowitch of Debary, Fla.

Fancsali is a graduate of South Allegheny High School and attended Community College of Allegheny County. She is a registered nurse at UPMC McKeesport.

Winowitch graduated from McKeesport Area High School and attended Mon Yough Plumbing School. He is a self-employed master plumber.


McKeesport Daily News July 28, 2004

HEATHER RILEY - TIMOTHY HIBNER

A May 28 wedding in Queen of the Rosary Church, Glassport, is the plan of Heather Colleen Riley and Timothy Ryan Hibner whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Charles and Karen Greenwood of 732 Ohio Ave., Glassport, and Pat Riley of 304 Sceneridge Drive, Liberty. Her fiance is the son of Walt and Bonnie Hibner of 1104 Woodland Drive, Port Vue.

Riley graduated in 1998 from South Allegheny High School and received a degree with distinction in English and education in 2002 from Bethany College in West Virginia. She is a ninth grade English teacher at South Allegheny High School and coaches on the softball and soccer staffs.

Hibner is a 1999 graduate of South Allegheny High School, attended Slippery Rock University and received a private pilot license from Central Flying Service Flight School in Little Rock, Ark. A student at the Pittsburgh Flight Training Center, he is employed at Tube City Inc. and is a volunteer ninth grade football coach for Elizabeth Forward High School.


McKeesport Daily News November 26, 2004

TANIA THOMS

NATHAN SMALL

A May 2006 wedding is the plan of Tania Thoms and Nathan Small whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary and Deborah Thoms of Herminie. Her fiance is the son of Eileen Small of Boston, Pa., and the late Edward Small Jr.

She is an enrollment coordinator for Three Rivers Administrative Services in Monroeville. He is a machinist at Pinnacle Precision in Glassport.


McKeesport Daily News November 26, 2004

JESSICA JENKINS

ROBERT OSADA

An April 2006 wedding is the plan of Jessica Jenkins and Robert Osada whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Deborah and Kevin Diggans of Castle Shannon. Her fiance is the son of Edward and Frances Osada of Glassport.

Jenkins graduated from Keystone Oaks High School in 2001 and Median School of Allied Health Careers in 2003. She is a veterinarian technician at Riverside Veterinarian Hospital in Elizabeth.

Osada is a 1994 graduate of South Allegheny High School. He is employed by the BWXT Services at Bechtel-Bettis, West Mifflin.


McKeesport Daily News May 17, 2005

ANNIKA POPECK

BRIAN JACKOWSKI

A Dec. 17 wedding in the First Evangelical Free Church, McKeesport, is the plan of Annika Popeck and Brian Jackowski whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Butch and Kenna Popeck of 1015 Elmwood Ave., Port Vue. Her fiance is the son of Bob and Ann Jackowski of 327 Euclid Ave., Glassport.

Popeck is a graduate of South Allegheny High School and received a bachelor of science degree in biology. She is employed by Abe W. Friedman's Cardiology Office in Jefferson Hills.

Jackowski is a graduate of South Allegheny High School and attended St. Vincent College and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is employed by Cooseman's Specialty Produce Inc. in the Strip District, Pittsburgh.


McKeesport Daily News September 22, 2005

KRISSY TROUT

GREG PETROVICH

An Oct. 15 wedding in Liberty worship site of St. Mark Parish is the plan of Krissy Trout and Greg Petrovich whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Tom and Peggy Trout of 1116 Ohio Ave., Glassport. Her fiance is the son of Paul and Marie Petrovich of 110 Hillview Road, Jefferson Hills.

Trout is a graduate of South Allegheny High School and received a master's degree in audiology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is pursuing a doctorate of audiology degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Petrovich is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. He is the owner of Greg Petrovich Plumbing.


McKeesport Daily News November 27, 2005

JESSICA NATTER

BRIAN FOX

A September 2007 wedding is the plan of Jessica Natter and Brian Fox whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Jeffery and Suzanne Natter of Elizabeth. Her fiance is the son of Bruce and Wally Fox of Glassport.

Natter is a 2001 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School. She is a baker at Panera Bread in Pleasant Hills.

Fox is a 1993 graduate of South Allegheny High School and received a bachelor of science degree in information sciences in 2003 from Robert Morris University. He is a data specialist at Management Science Associates of Pittsburgh.


McKeesport Daily News February 21, 2006

JAMIE ZOMBEK

CHRIS PONCHAK

An Oct. 7 wedding ceremony in Holy Trinity Church of St. Martin de Porres Parish in McKeesport is the plan of Jamie Zombek and Chris Ponchak whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Rose Zombek of Glassport and Steve and Evonne Zombek of Glassport. Her fiance is the son of Thomas and Patricia Ponchak of Liberty.

Zombek is a 2000 graduate of South Allegheny High School and received an associate degree in science from Community College of Allegheny County. She is a radiological technologist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Ponchak is a 1997 graduate of South Allegheny High School and attended Community College of Allegheny County enrolled in the computer science program. He is a PC support consultant at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.


McKeesport Daily News August 11, 2006

MAURA PARTYKA

ANTHONY PALERMO

A June 23 wedding in the Liberty worship site of St. Mark Parish is the plan of Maura Partyka and Anthony Palermo whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Michael and Cathy Partyka of Naomi Avenue, Glassport. Her fiancé is the son of James and Deanna Palermo of Mohawk Trail Drive, Pittsburgh.

Partyka received a bachelor of science degree in secondary math education and applied mathematics in 2004 from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. She is a math teacher at Peters Twp. High School.

Palermo attended the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. He is a police officer for the City of Pittsburgh.


McKeesport Daily News May 15, 2007

Couple announces their engagement

KATIE WARREN CHRIS MALONEY

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The Old Stone Church in Monroeville will be the setting of the wedding of Katie Warren and Chris Maloney whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mary Ann Leshnock of Liberty, and John and Jean Warren of Glassport.

Her fiancé is the son of Tom and Janice Maloney of Ellwood City.

She is a 1999 graduate of South Allegheny High School and a 2003 graduate of Clarion University.

He is a 1997 graduate of Riverside High School and a 2002 graduate from Indiana University.


McKeesport Daily News June 15, 2007

Stacee Kolick James Maushart

A July 28 wedding at the Flamingo Las Vegas is the plan of Stacee Kolick and James Maushart, whose engagement is being announced. The bride-elect is the daughter of Daniel and Sharon Kolick of Glassport. Her fiancé is the son of John and Lori Maushart of Scott Twp. She received a bachelor of science degree from Penn State Behrend. She is a systems engineer at Coventry Health. He received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Phoenix. He is a leak detection supervisor at Pennsylvania American Water Co.


McKeesport Daily News September 14, 2007

Couple plans fall wedding

An Oct. 4 wedding in SNPJ Recreation Center, Enon Valley, Pa., is the plan of Brandy Morrison and Sam Napoli whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Ted and Sue Kane of Grove City. Her fiancé is the son of Frank and Nancy Napoli of Glassport.

Morrison is a 2001 graduate of Laurel High School and 2005 graduate of Clarion University. She is employed by Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. Napoli is a 2002 graduate of South Allegheny High School and 2007 graduate of ITT Technical Institute. He is employed by United States Investigation Services.


McKeesport Daily News October 4, 2007

TIMOTHY LIEDL ELIZABETH MOLINARI

TIMOTHY LIEDL ELIZABETH MOLINARI

Mr. and Mrs. Eric Knabenschuh of Elizabeth Township are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Molinari to Timothy Liedl.

Elizabeth is also the daughter of the late John Molinari, Jr. of Glassport. Timothy Liedl is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Liedl of Reynoldsville, Pa., and Ms. Barbara Liedl and Timothy Mayes of Rockton, Pa.

Elizabeth is a 2004 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School and is attending CCAC, Boyce Campus. Timothy is a 2003 graduate of Dubois Central Catholic High School and a 2006 graduate of CCAC, Boyce Campus, where he received an associate degree in Fire Science Administration.

Both are employed by Elizabeth Township Area Emergency Medical Service. Elizabeth is a communications specialist and an emergency medical technician. Timothy is an emergency medical technician. He is a Lieutenant with Monroeville Fire Department, Company 4 in Monroeville.

An Oct. 4, 2008, wedding is being planned by the couple and their families.


McKeesport Daily News October 17, 2007

Couple to exchange vows in fall ceremony

A Nov. 27 wedding in Riverview Baptist Church, McKeesport, is the plan of Leah Marie Pearson and Michael J. Yarborough Jr., whose wedding is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Carl and Pam Pearson of McKeesport. Her fiance is the son of Jay Yarborough and grandson of Annie and Willard Yarborough of Glassport .

She is a 2002 graduate of Wilson Christian Academy and 2003 graduate of the Career Training Academy with an associate’s degree in massage therapy.

She is employed by Salon G’onna and ELG Metals. Yarborough Jr. is a 2003 graduate of South Allegheny High School. He is employed with the Carpenter’s Union.


McKeesport Daily News December 12, 2007

Local couple plans June wedding

JULIA ANNE LUKACENA ANTHONY MORANELLI JR.

A June 7 wedding is the plan of Julie Anne Lukacena and Anthony Moranelli Jr. whose engagement is being announced. The bride-elect is the daughter of James and Cheryl Lukacena of Boston, Elizabeth Township. Her fiancé is the son of Anthony and Bonnie Moranelli Sr. of Glassport. She is a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School and a 2003 graduate of Duquesne University with a bachelor of

business administration degree and a 2007 graduate of Duquesne University with a masters degree in accounting. She is employed as an accounting supervisor at Education Management Corporation. He is a 1995 graduate of South Allegheny High School and a 2002 graduate of Bethany College with a bachelors degree in health and physical education. He is employed as a health and physical education teacher at Holy Family Institute.


McKeesport Daily News December 20, 2007

SETH WILLIAMS ALEXA PLOSKINA

Couple plans fall wedding

A fall 2008 wedding is the plan of Alexa Ploskina and Seth Williams whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Lee Ann Urbanski of Glassport and Greg Ploskina of Glassport. Her fiancé is the son of Crystal Carter of Centerville and Louis Williams of Morningview, Ky.

She is a graduate of Serra Catholic High School and Community College of Allegheny County, South. She is employed at UPMC Presbyterian as a nurse on the Neuro ICU floor. He attended Fort LeBoeuf High School in Waterford, Pa., and is a graduate of Pittsburgh Technical Institute and California University of Pennsylvania. He is a teacher at Penn Hills High School.


McKeesport Daily News January 17, 2008

AMANDA KEIBLER DAVID SVETZ

Area couple to wed in '09

Anna and Edward Steligo of Boston and Julie and Douglas Keibler of Export are announcing the engagement of their daughter Amanda Keibler to David Svetz, son of Lisa Svetz of Greenock and David Tison of Glassport.

She is a 2003 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School and a 2007 graduate from Vet-Tech. He is a 2001 graduate from South Allegheny High School and is attending California University of Pennsylvania and is expected to graduate this year.

The couple is planning a June 2009 wedding.


McKeesport Daily News February 14, 2008

SHANNON MAHONEY - ERIC VANKIRK

Jeffrey and Suzanne Mahoney of Murrysville are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Shannon, to Eric VanKirk, son of Ann and Charles Stromberg of McKeesport and Gordon and Patricia VanKirk of Glassport.

Shannon is a 2000 graduate of Franklin Regional High School and a 2004 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. She is employed by Sun Life Financial as an account manager.

Eric is a 2000 graduate of Serra Catholic High School and a 2004 gradu­ate of Duquesne University. He is employed by the Allegheny County Clerk of Courts as assistant director of finance.

The couple is planning a September wedding.


McKeesport Daily News February 18, 2008

SCOTT CUPP REBECCA BOOTH

Couple plans June wedding

A June 7 wedding at Banquets Unlimited is the plan of Rebecca Booth of McKeesport and Scott Cupp of Port Vue whose engagement is being announced. The bride-elect is the daughter of David and

Laurel Brletic of Clairton and James and Barb Dougherty of Greensboro. Her fiancé is the son of Carl and Carol Cupp of Glassport. Rebecca has an associates degree in nursing. Scott has a bach­elors degree in human resources.


McKeesport Daily News September 12, 2008

Glassport couple to wed

ALICIA GUADAGNI - MATTHEW DiBERNARDO

A 2009 wedding is the plan of Alicia Guadagni and Matthew “Buddy” DiBernardo of Glassport whose engagement is being announced. The bride-elect is the daughter of Terry and Donna Guadagni of Glassport. Her fiancé is the son of Jayme DiBernardo and Matthew DiBernardo of Liberty. She is a graduate of South Alegheny High School and California University of Pennsylvania and is employed at Heritage Shadyside Partners of UPMC. He is a graduate of South Park High School and is employed at Chris Custom Homes.


McKeesport Daily News October 23, 2008

Elizabeth Township couple to marry

A June 6 wedding is the plan of Dana L. Boyce and Christopher J. Evans, both of Elizabeth Township, whose engagement is being announced. The bride-elect is the daughter of Wayne E. Carapella of Glassport and the late Cindy L. Boyce Desiderio. Her fiancé is the son of Larry and Elizabeth Evans of Elizabeth Township.

She is a 1996 graduate of South Allegheny High School. She received a liberal arts and science degree in 2006 from Community College of Allegheny County and is attending California University of Pennsylvania where she will graduate in May with bachelor of arts degree in secondary education social studies.

She is employed by Blaine Hill Fire Department Club 142.

He is a 1995 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School and a graduate of Community College of Allegheny County. He is a past fire chief of Blaine Hill Fire Department, past councilman of Lincoln and is lieutenant/EMT for the Lincoln Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company.

He is employed in the heating department of U.S. Steel Clairton Works and as an EMT on a casual basis with Prism Health Service in West Mifflin.


McKeesport Daily News April 23, 2009

Couple to wed in July

Adrienne Marie Warhola and John Francis Young

A July 3 wedding in St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Wilmington, Del., is the plan of Adrienne Marie Warhola and John Francis Young whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Karen and Daniel Warhola of Glassport. Her fiancé is the son of Samuel and Elaine Young of Caldwel, N.J.

She is a 2002 graduate of South Allegheny High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Delaware, in Newark, Del., with a bachelor of science in civil engineering. She is a design engineer at Johnson, Mirmiran and Thompson.

Her fiancé is a 1999 graduate of James Caldwell High School in Caldwel, N.J., and a 2003 graduate of Gettysburg College in Gettysburg with a bachelor of science in chemistry and an anticipated graduation in May with a Ph.D. in chemistry.


Pittsburgh Post Gazette November 23, 2010

Rebecca Ann Marquis And Louis Mark D'Ambrosio To Wed

Richard and Donna Marquis of Bridgeville, happily announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Marquis to Louis D'Ambrosio, son of the late Louis D'Ambrosio and Rebecca D'Ambrosio of Glassport.

Becky is a 1994 graduate of Chartiers Valley High School and a 1998 graduate of IUP, with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. She is the Director of Communications at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division.

Lou is a 1995 graduate of South Allegheny High School and received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Mercyhurst College. He is a Vice Principal at Indian Head Elementary School.

The couple resides in Alexandria, VA and has planned an April 2011 wedding in Pittsburgh.


McKeesport Daily News February 4, 2011

Couples announcing wedding details

An Aug. 13 wedding is the plan of Stephanie Nola and Eric Shields whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Chris and Lorraine Nola of Glassport. Her fiancé is the son of Dan and Brenda Shields of Plum.

She is a 2003 graduate of Serra Catholic High School, received a bachelor of science degree in industrial engi­neering in 2007 from the University of Pittsburgh and is attending Duquesne University enrolled in the Master’s of Business Administration program. She is employed in the global operations engineering department at the Mine Safety Appliances Company.

He is a 2002 graduate of Plum High School and received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering in 2006 from the University of Pittsburgh. He is employed as an electrical engineer in the facilities department at Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation.


McKeesport Daily News July 13, 2011

ASHLEY JOHNSTON VERNON FISCUS

A September 2012 wedding is the plan of Ashley Marie Johnston and Vernon Thomas Fiscus, both of Port Vue, whose wedding is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of James and Terri Johnston of Glassport. Her fiancé is the son of Sallye Fiscus of New Castle.

She is a medical assistant at UPP Magee Womancare.

He is a laborer at Durabond Inc.


McKeesport Daily News December 22, 2012

Couple announces wedding details

The engagement of Lisa N. Mutchler and Joseph W. Keene is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Ken and Diane Mutchler of Green Tree. Her fiance is the son of William N. Keene Jr. and Karen L. Keene of Glassport.

The couple met while attending Robert Morris University. She works for Bank of New York Mellon and he is employed at Ariba Inc.


McKeesport Daily News February 13, 2013

Pair announces wedding details

An Oct. 12 wedding at Queen of the Rosary Parish in Glassport is the plan of Alana Iwanowski and Louis DiLembo, whose engagement is being announced. The couple is planning a reception at Stratigos Banquet Centre.

The bride elect is the daughter of Carol Yauch of Liberty and Edward Iwanowski of Glassport. Her fiance is the son of Candice DiLembo of Glassport and Louis DiLembo of Greenfield.

Iwanowski is a 2004 graduate of South Allegheny

High School, received an associate’s degree in nursing from CCAC South and earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from California University of Pennsylvania. She is a registered nurse at UPMC McKeesport.

DiLembo is a 2006 graduate of South Allegheny High School. He is a sales associate at Home Depot.


McKeesport Daily News July 26, 2013

Couple plans fall wedding

A fall wedding is the plan of Heidi Ann Smedley and Corey Lee Lemmon, whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Terry and Kathleen Smedley of Glass-port. Her fiancé is the son of Denise Lemmon of New Castle and the late Duane Lemmon.

The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of South Allegheny High School and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. She is a project manager at Philips Respironics in Monroeville.

He is a 2000 graduate of New Castle High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in safety management from Slippery Rock University in 2004. He is an environmental, health and safety manager at Philips Respironics in Murrysville.


McKeesport Daily News September 3, 2013

Couple announces fall wedding plans

An October 12 wedding at St. Mark’s Parish and reception at The Willow Room is the plan of Samantha Sinay and Anthony Zecchini, whose engagement is being announced.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Robert Sinay of Monongahela and Lisa Sinay of Glassport. Her fiancé is the son of Tim and Renee Zecchini of Glassport.

Sinay is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. She is an aide in an autism classroom at the Children’s Institute.

Zecchini is a graduate of Pittsburgh Technical Institute with an associate’s degree in electronics engineering technology. He is an electronics technician at Advance Mining.


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