Sieradzan-Melhorn September 19, 2018
The marriage of Jennifer Melhorn and Phillip Sieradzan took place on Sept. 8 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Freedom. The Rev. Keith Carroll officiated at the 1:30 p.m. ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Donna Melhorn of York and the late Steven Melhorn. She graduated from York Catholic High School in 2008 and Lycoming College in 2012. She is employed by the Glatfelter Agency in York.
The groom is the son of Marian and Eva Sieradzan of Baltimore, Md. He graduated from Eastern Technical High School in 2005 and Stevenson University in 2009. He is employed by Blakeslee in Baltimore, Md.
The bride was given in marriage by her mother.
The reception took place at Emory Grove in Glyndon, Md.
The couple now resides in Loganville.
McGinnis-Richmond September 19, 2018
Kenneth and Trish McGinnis of Peach Bottom have announced the engagement of their daughter, Courtney McGinnis of Peach Bottom, to William Richmond of Peach Bottom.
The bride-elect graduated from Solanco High School in 2017 and is employed by Buck Company in Quarryville.
The groom-to-be is the son of Theresa Richmond and Daniel McIntosh of Oxford and Mark J. Richmond and Dana Bender-Richmond of Warwick, Md. He graduated from Avon Grove Charter School in 2016 and is employed by Buck Company in Quarryville.
A fall 2020 wedding is planned.
Addlesberger-Weary September 12, 2018
Michael and Marijo Addlesberger of York have announced the engagement of their daughter, Keila Addlesberger of York, to Brandon Weary of York.
The bride-elect graduated from Dover Area High School in 2007, Delaware Technical and Community College in 2011, and Wilmington University in 2012. She is employed by Select Rehab at Green Ridge Village in Newville.
The groom-to-be is the son of Marlin and Deborah Weary of Dover. He graduated from Dover Area High School in 2007 and California University of Pennsylvania in 2011. He is employed by Turner Hydraulics in Carlisle.
A June 2019 wedding is planned.
Nagle-Geckle September 12, 2018
Robert and Christine Nagle of Red Lion have announced the engagement of their daughter, Chloe E. Nagle of Red Lion, to Joshua C. Geckle of Webster, N.Y.
The bride-elect graduated from Red Lion Area Senior High School in 2011 and from Penn State University in 2015, and she attends Johns Hopkins University. She is employed by Lockheed Martin in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Mr. Geckle is the son of Mark and Laura Geckle of Webster, N.Y. He graduated from Webster-Thomas High School in 2011 and from Penn State University in 2015. He is employed by Exelon in Baltimore, for which he telecommutes.
A May 2019 wedding is planned.
Couple Marks 70th Anniversary September 7, 2018
James and Wilda Drake of Lancaster celebrated their 70th anniversary on Sept. 11.
They were married on Sept. 11, 1948, at Rockhill Church of the Brethren in Rockhill by pastor Myrl Weyant.
Mr. and Mrs. Drake are the parents of Shirley, wife of Dennis Bushong, of Lancaster; Judy, wife of Gary Bowser, of York; and the late Rowena Rowe. They have five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Mr. Drake served in the U.S. Army in Panama during World War II. He retired from Armstrong World Industries. He previously worked at High Steele Industries, Lancaster Malleable Castings, Moore's Chicks, Georgia Pacific, and as a farmer.
Mrs. Drake graduated from Saltillo High School. She worked as a hairdresser, as well as for Hamilton Watch and Hubley's Toys, and served as a nurse's aide at the former St. Joseph's Hospital.
The couple attends Hempfield Church of the Brethren.
Couple Marks 50th Anniversary September 6, 2018
Terry and Joyce Hornberger Gehman celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 25 at a surprise drop-in party at Greenfield Inn in Lancaster. The party was hosted by the couple's daughters and their families.
Terry and Joyce met in 1963 at a dance at the Ephrata Rec Center while Terry was playing in a band. Joyce asked him to dance during one of his breaks.
The Gehmans were married at Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity in Ephrata by the Rev. Franklin Patschke and the Rev. David Ebersole on Aug. 25, 1968.
They have two daughters, Angela, wife of Tom Berkosky of Gilbertsville, and Lisa, wife of Geoffrey Schreibeis of Abingdon, Md.
Terry was a professional musician at an early age. He graduated from Ephrata High School in 1965 and Lebanon Valley College in 1969 with a Bachelor of Science in music education. He taught for 33 years in the Conestoga Valley School District. He and Joyce also operated a music production company, Anjoli Productions, for 35 years, booking entertainment throughout the Northeast.
Joyce graduated from Ephrata High School in 1966. She then graduated from Judy Greenwood Modeling School and was a professional freelance model most of her life. She was also a stay-at-home mom and much later in life retired from Salem Evangelical Reformed Church, Hellers, in Leola as a church secretary.
Terry and Joyce love traveling in their RV. They have visited all 50 states and have traveled extensively in Europe on river cruises, as well as taking ocean cruises.
Couple Marks 60th Anniversary August 31, 2018
The Rev. Wayne and Mary Lou Lawton of Elizabethtown celebrated their 60th anninversary in August with a special family dinner at Camp Hebron in Halifax.
They were married on Sept. 4, 1958, in Aurora, Colo. The Rev. and Mrs. Lawton are the parents of Miriam Nissley and Ruth Stewart. They have 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Lawton is retired from licensed child care. The Rev. Lawton is the pastor of Cedar Hill Church in Elizabethtown.
Rauhauser-Warren August 22, 2018
Angela Rauhauser of York and Kenneth Warren Jr. of York have announced their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Todd Rauhauser Sr. of Dover and Vickey Koontz-Burns and Duane Burns of Dallastown. She graduated from West York High School in 2001 and is employed as a shift manager in York.
Mr. Warren is the son of Kenneth Sr. and Elizabeth Warren of York and Gretchen Warren of York. He graduated from William Penn High School in 2001 and is employed by Taylor Communications in York.
A June 2020 wedding is planned.
Neffs Celebrate 50th Anniversary August 22, 2018
Dale and Bonita Goheen Neff recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with a party held by family and friends on Aug. 18. They were married on Aug. 3, 1968, at Lebanon Lutheran Church near Felton.
The couple has a son, Trevor Neff.
Both graduated from Red Lion High School, where they met. They live in Dallastown. They have been singing gospel music for 49 years and currently sing with Greatly Blessed, a Southern gospel music group.
Bonnie works at Sam's Club and Better Hearing. Dale coaches baseball. He coached at Penn State for 10 years as an assistant and has also coached with Jacobus Baseball Club in the Susquehanna League.
The couple attends church at the Windsor Church of God.
Ness-Farrell August 22, 2018
The wedding of Caitlin Farrell and Dirk Ness took place on July 28 at Hideaway at Royalton, Negril, Jamaica. The ceremony took place at 3 p.m.
The couple resides in York.
Stoltzfus-Sauder August 15, 2018
Cliff and Carolyn Stoltzfus of Cochranville have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jaclyn Stoltzfus of Cochranville, to Robert Sauder of Reinholds.
The bride-elect graduated from a high school program in 2011 and is employed by Eagle Rental in Denver.
The groom-to-be is the son of John and Janet Sauder of Ephrata. He graduated from Ephrata High School in 2004 and is employed by Rock Road Construction in Newmanstown.
A November wedding is planned.
Doll-Steinour August 15, 2018
The wedding of Laura Anne Steinour and Derrick Michael Doll took place on June 11 at Sandpiper Cove in Duck, N.C. Gwen Taylor officiated at the 7 p.m. ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mary Beth and James LeVan of East Berlin. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 2015. She is employed by Wellspan York Hospital in York.
The groom is the son of Michael Doll of McSherrystown. He is self employed.
The maid of honor was Reece Laughman of York, daughter of the bride. Serving as best man was Michael Doll, father of the groom.
The reception was held at Bella Notte in Corolla, N.C.
After a wedding trip to the Outer Banks, the couple resides in York.
Couple Marks 40th Anniversary August 14, 2018
High school sweethearts Robert "Bob" Lawrence and Tamalyn "Tami" Jo Heim of Willow Street celebrated their 40th anniversary on June 10. They were married on June 10, 1978, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Auburn.
Bob is a 1978 graduate of the United States Air Force Academy. He retired as a lieutenant colonel after a 23-year Air Force career as a B-52 instructor pilot, and currently he serves as a Southwest Airlines captain.
Tami is a 1980 graduate of Texas Tech University and earned the rank of captain in the Air Force as an executive officer. She has been a stay-at-home wife and mother for more than 30 years.
The Heims have four children: Bobbi Garrett, wife of Steve of Willow Street; Joshua, husband of Kari of Fort Wayne, Ind.; Kendralyn, wife of Josh of Spring Hill, Tenn.; and Rebekah, wife of Nathaniel of Neffsville. They have eight grandchildren and another one due in September.
The Heims are members of Calvary Church. Bob and Tami each have a Master of Arts in religion from Liberty University, and the couple plans to rejuvenate a marriage ministry.
Bob and Tami celebrated their anniversary with an all-inclusive family dinner. They also plan to travel to Washington state in the fall.
McKee-Geib August 2, 2018
Jill and Todd McKee of Manheim have announced the engagement of their daughter, Sara McKee of Manheim, to Taylor Geib of Manheim.
She graduated from Manheim Central High School in 2013 and Elizabethtown College in 2017. She received a Master of Biomedical Sciences from Rutgers University in 2018.
The groom-to-be is the son of Kelly and Neil Geib of Manheim. He graduated from Manheim Central High School in 2014 and Thaddeus Stevens College in 2016. He is employed by Charlotte Industries in Mount Joy.
A September 2019 wedding is planned.
Eshleman-Phillippy August 2, 2018
Jay and Pam Eshleman of Elizabethtown have announced the engagement of their daughter, Briana Eshleman of Hummelstown, to Michael Phillippy of Mechanicsburg.
She graduated from Elizabethtown Area High School in 2006 and received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Messiah College in 2010. She is employed by Hershey Medical Center.
The groom-to-be is the son of Douglas and Debra Phillippy of Mechanicsburg. He graduated from Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School in 2008 and received a Bachelor of Science in educational studies from Messiah College in 2012. He is employed by Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill.
A November wedding is planned.
Myers-Swarr July 24, 2018
Bradley and Jeanne Myers of East Earl have announced the engagement of their daughter, Lydia Myers of East Earl, to Benjamin Swarr of East Earl.
The bride-elect graduated from Garden Spot High School in 2013 and from Harcum College in 2016 with an associate degree in veterinary science. She is employed by Berks Animal Emergency & Referral Center, Shillington.
Mr. Swarr is the son of Joseph and Wanda Swarr of East Earl. He graduated from a homeschool program in 2014 and from Messiah College in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Christian ministries. He is employed by Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Lancaster.
An October wedding is planned.
Kitch-Coblentz July 18, 2018
Dawn Kitch of Stevens and Chad Coblentz of Hopeland have announced their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Dave and Sue Kitch of Stevens. She graduated from Ephrata High School in 2012. She is employed by Starlite Campground in Stevens.
Mr. Coblentz is the son of Gideon and Beth Coblentz of New Holland. He graduated from Garden Spot High School in 2013. He is employed by Keystone Gun-Krete LLC in Mohnton.
An October wedding is planned.
Brusca-King July 18, 2018
Taylor Brusca of Birdsboro and Abraham King of Honey Brook have announced their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Joseph and Lorri Brusca of Birdsboro. She graduated from Twin Valley High School in 2015 and attends Wilkes University, with a planned graduation date in 2019.
The groom-to-be is the son of John and Kristi King of Honey Brook. He graduated from Twin Valley High School in 2015 and attends Wilkes University, with a planned graduation date in 2019.
Scannapieco-Specht July 12, 2018
Joe and Jodi Scannapieco of Hellam Township have announced the engagement of their daughter, Jayci Lynn Scannapieco of Hellam Township, to Michael Charles Specht of Hamburg.
The bride-elect graduated from Eastern York High School in 2008 and Elizabethtown College in 2012. She is employed by Eastern York School District.
The groom-to-be is the son of Brian and Denise Specht of Hamburg. He graduated from Hamburg Area High School in 2010 and Lebanon Valley College in 2014. He is employed by the New Holland Police Department.
A September wedding is planned.
Kelly-Enck July 12, 2018
Samuel and Linda Kelly of Hummelstown have announced the engagement of their daughter, Alanna Kelly of Hummelstown, to Nate Enck of Manheim.
The bride-elect graduated from Hershey High School in 2011 and Millersville University in 2015. She is employed by The JDK Group Catering and Events in Camp Hill.
Mr. Enck is the son of Chad and Mary Chris Enck of Manheim. He graduated from Manheim Central High School in 2011 and Millersville University in 2015. He is employed by Central Dauphin School District in Harrisburg.
An October wedding is planned.