Yoder-Miller March 15, 2018
The wedding of Elizabeth Joy Miller and Dennis Ray Yoder took place on Dec. 30, 2017, at Miller's Greenhouse in Landisville. Chad Zueck officiated at the 4 p.m. ceremony. Providing music for the ceremony were Jennifer and Maya Sauder.
The bride is the daughter of Tim and Kelly Miller of Manheim. She graduated from Manheim Central High School in 2013.
The groom is the son of Donald and Joan Yoder of Barnesville, Ga. He attended a homeschool program and is the owner of Buckeye Preferred Tree Services in East Dublin, Ga.
The maid of honor was Angela Miller of Manheim, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Julia Shenk of Wrightsville, Ga., sister of the bride; Charlotte Sauder of Tremont, Ill., sister of the groom; and Andrea Yoder of Barnesville, sister of the groom. The flower girl was Cherish Hoeltzle of Conestoga, cousin of the bride.
Serving as best man was Arnold Yoder of East Dublin, Ga., brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Dallas Yoder, Larry Yoder, and Lee Yoder, all of Barnesville, brothers of the groom.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She wore a white embroidered lace V-neck gown with long sleeves, fit and flare style with a keyhole back and scallop lace train. She carried a cascade bouquet with king protea, purple calla lilies, brunia berries, mini white roses, and eucalyptus.
The reception was held at Landisville Mennonite Church in Landisville.
After a wedding trip to Venice, Fla., the couple resides in East Dublin, Ga.
Reever-Mitzel March 15, 2018
Jim and Janet Reever of York have announced the engagement of their daughter, Katelin Reever of York, to Dalton Mitzel of York.
The bride-elect graduated from Dallastown High School in 2006 and Wilson College in 2010. She is employed by Loomis in White Marsh, Md.
The groom-to-be is the son of Greg and Liz Mitzel of Felton. He graduated from Red Lion High School in 2006 and Bloomsburg University in 2010. He is employed by BWAY Corporation in York.
Vacca-Rucci March 14, 2018
The wedding of Michaela Rucci and Daniel Vacca took place on Sept. 16, 2017, at the bride's family home in Cochranville. Kevin Vacca, brother of the groom, officiated at the 4 p.m. ceremony. Providing music for the ceremony was John Foti, cousin of the bride.
The bride is the daughter of Mary and Michael Rucci of Cochranville. She graduated from Oxford Area High School in 2009 and from Florida Atlantic University in 2014. She is employed as purchasing manager for Aramark in Philadelphia.
The groom is the son of Susan Sims of Middletown, Del. He graduated from Oxford Area High School in 2007 and from Temple University in 2013. He is employed as a bond claim representative with Travelers in Exton.
The maid of honor was Melissa Rucci of Philadelphia, sister of the bride. Serving as best man was Michael Vacca of Oxford, brother of the groom.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore her mother's gown, which was redesigned for her wedding. The gown was made of ivory satin and trimmed with the original floral lace and pearls. It featured a sweetheart neckline and a cathedral-length organza train. She carried pink, maroon, and white roses.
The reception took place outdoors at the bride's family home.
The bride and groom are planning a wedding trip to Europe in September. They reside in Cochranville.
Willis-Irvin March 13, 2018
Alexa Willis of Denver and Adam Irvin of Denver have announced their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Michele and Ronald Willis of Ephrata. She graduated from Ephrata High School in 2016.
Mr. Irvin is the son of Tammi and Tom Irvin of Denver. He graduated from Cocalico High School in 2014 and is employed by Ames Construction in Ephrata.
A September wedding is planned.
Kauffmans Celebrate 65th Anniversary February 23, 2018
Robert and Miriam Kauffman of Mount Joy celebrated their 65th anniversary on Feb. 18 with their family, including their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, while enjoying dinner at an Amish home.
The Kauffmans were married on Feb. 14, 1953, in New Danville.
They are the parents of Sue Kauffman Unger of Elizabethtown, Linda Brown of Mount Joy, and Steve Kauffman of Manheim. There are seven grandchildren, plus spouses, and six great-grandchildren.
Robert and Miriam are retired from dairy farming. They attend Community Bible Church.
Hakes Celebrate 62nd Anniversary February 21, 2018
Roy Jr. and Evelyn Hake of Windsor celebrated 62 years of marriage on Feb. 18. They were married on Feb. 18, 1956, by the justice of the peace.
They are the parents of Tina Coeyman, Tammy McHugh, Debra Smeltzer, and Michael Hake. They have five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Roy is retired from Alloy Rods in Hanover. As a young man, he spent time at the sprint car tracks in York County. He taught his children to be hardworking, honest, and respectful and to put God first. Evelyn was a housewife, and she is known for her homemade potpie and chicken salad. She enjoys cooking, cleaning, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Drumm-Eckman February 15, 2018
Gladys and Richard C. Drumm Jr. of Holtwood have announced the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Drumm of Strasburg, to Josh Eckman of Strasburg.
The bride-elect graduated from Penn Manor High School in 2013 and Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences in 2016. She is employed by Lancaster General Health in Lancaster.
Mr. Eckman is the son of Lisa Eckman of Quarryville and Ronald and Shauna Eckman of Peach Bottom. He graduataed from Solanco High School in 2010. He is a self-employed truck driver.
An Aug. 18 wedding is planned.
Frey-Heim February 15, 2018
The marriage of Nathaniel Mark Frey and Rebekah Julianne Christianna Heim took place on July 29, 2017. Pastor Allan Frey, the groom's uncle, officiated the ceremony at Calvary Church in Lancaster. The reception was held in a friend's barn in Millersville. The couple met on a blind date in May 2016.
Bekah is the daughter of retired Lt. Col. Bob and Tamalyn Heim of Willow Street. She graduated from Lampeter-Strasburg High School in 2009 and from Eastern University in 2013. Following a year in Ecuador as a Calvary Church global partner, Bekah received a master's degree in multicultural education and ESL in 2015. She is employed by Hershey Middle School.
Nate is the son of Mark and Heidi Frey of Washington Boro. He is a 2006 graduate of Penn Manor High School and received two associate degrees from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. He is employed by Premier Custom-Built Cabinetry Inc. in New Holland.
The matrons of honor were Bobbi Garrett and Kendralyn Kennedy, sisters of the bride.
The bridesmaid was Kari Heim, sister-in-law of the bride. Flower girls and sign bearers were Mackenzie Heim, Hannah Garrett Heim, Adelyn Heim, and Ellyanna Heim, nieces of the bride. Serving as best man was Corey Frey, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Ben Gerlach and Mike Funk. Scripture readers were Josh Heim, brother of the bride, and retired Lt. Col. John Follman, uncle of the bride.
After a wedding trip to Costa Rica, the couple resides in Neffsville.
Hyde-Amersek February 14, 2018
Michael Amersek III of Downingtown and Alice Goldsborough of Coatesville have announced the engagement of their son, Michael Amersek IV, to Lindsey Hyde.
The bride-elect is employed as a legal assistant and resides in Delaware County.
Mr. Amersek is the owner of an electronic security company and resides in Chester County.
The couple plans to live in southern Chester County after their late spring wedding.
Couple Marks 60th Anniversary February 2, 2018
Donald and Geraldine Hershey of Manheim celebrated their 60th anniversary on Feb. 1. They were married at Hernley Mennonite Church on Feb. 1, 1958.
The Hersheys have three children, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Couple Marks 60th Anniversary February 2, 2018
Jay and Anne E. Myers of Columbia celebrated their 60th anniversary on Feb. 1. They were married on Feb. 1, 1958, in Maryland.
They are the parents of Terry Fichthorn, wife of Tim, of Lititz; Tammy DeJesus, wife of Jesse, of Mount Joy; Debra Stum of Columbia; Dawn Mellinger, wife of Ben, of East Petersburg; and Cindy Zimmerman, wife of Doug, of Manheim. They have 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The couple worships at Wrightsville Assembly of God.
Jay is retired from Edward Armstrong and Sons. Anne is retired from Yorgey's Dry Cleaners in Elizabethtown.
Deitz-Bracken January 31, 2018
Gary and Cindy Deitz of West York have announced the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Deitz of Dallastown, to Andrew Bracken of Dallastown.
The bride-elect graduated from Commonwealth Connections Academy in 2013. She is a stay-at-home mother.
Mr. Bracken is the son of Lois Kirkpatrick of Red Lion and Robert and Vicky Bracken of Dallastown. He graduated from Dallastown Area Senior High School in 2007 and from the Department of Defense Fire Academy in 2017. He is employed by the Manheim Auto Auction in Manheim and as a staff sergeant in the Maryland Air National Guard 175th Wing Fire Department in Middle River, Md.
Both the bride-elect and the groom-to-be are volunteer firefighters with Rescue Fire Company No. 1, Dallastown.
An April wedding is planned.
Senft-Chilcoat January 31, 2018
Dr. Wayne and Erin Senft of Jacobus have announced the engagement of their daughter, Molly Elizabeth Senft of York, to Randy Scott Chilcoat of York.
The bride-elect graduated from West York Area High School in 2009, from Kutztown University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in elementary education for prekindergarten through fourth grade, and from Wilkes University in 2017 with a master's degree in art of science and teaching. She is employed by Dallastown Area School District, Dallastown.
Mr. Chilcoat is the son of Steven and Wanda Chilcoat of York. He graduated from Dallastown Area High School in 2003, from Kutztown University in 2007, and from Wilkes University in 2009 with a master's degree in 21st century teaching and learning. He is employed by Dallastown Area School District.
A July wedding is planned.
Michaels-Crabill January 31, 2018
David and Barbara Michaels of York have announced the engagement of their daughter, Amelia Michaels of Boyton Beach, Fla., to Donald Crabill of York.
The bride-elect graduated from Central York High School in 2013 and from Florida Atlantic University in 2017. She is employed by ACA Compliance Group in Boca Raton, Fla.
Mr. Crabill is the son of Dennis and Laura Crabill of York. He graduated from Central York High School in 2014 and attends the United States Air Force Academy.
A December wedding is planned.
Hartshorne-Miller January 31, 2018
Bruce and Linda Hartshorne of Cochranville have announced the engagement of their daughter, Ellen Marie Hartshorne of Cochranville, to Brandon James Miller of Gap.
The bride-elect graduated from Lancaster Mennonite High School in 2009 and from Gordon College in 2013. She is employed by West Fallowfield Christian School in Atglen.
Mr. Miller is the son of James and Kathi Miller of Christiana. He graduated from Octorara High School in 2007 and from The University of the Arts in 2011. He is employed by Dutch-Way Farm Market in Gap.
A June wedding is planned.
Vogel-Arnott January 31, 2018
The marriage of Shelby Arnott and Ron Vogel took place on Sept. 9 at the SunnyBrook Ballroom in Pottstown in the gardens under the gazebo. The wedding ceremony was officiated at 4 p.m.
The bride is the daughter of Brad and Patti Arnott. She graduated summa cum laude from Carlow University and assists Ron in his real estate business.
The groom is the son of Ron and Anita Vogel. He graduated with honors from Shippensburg University and has a real estate license. He is a real estate agent for RE/MAX, flips investment properties, and owns rental/commercial properties.
The maid of honor was Cassandra Custer. Bridesmaids included Kaytlin Heckler and Sarah Schultz. The flower girls were Chloe and Carolyn Cornely.
Serving as best man was Eric Vogel, brother of the groom. Groomsmen included Michael Hallman and Michael Shulski.
The wedding party dressed in black and white with a touch of orange to keep with a Philadelphia Flyers theme.
A reception followed the ceremony at the SunnyBrook Ballroom.
Miller-Harmer January 31, 2018
Kenneth Miller II and Brenda Miller of Quarryville have announced the engagement of their daughter, Krista Miller of Quarryville, to Kyle Harmer of Strasburg.
The bride-elect graduated from Solanco High School in 2008 and the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center's LPN program in 2016.
The groom-to-be is the son of Susan Ford and Scott Clement of Strasburg and Stephen Harmer of Kirkwood. He graduated from Solanco High School in 2005.
An October wedding is planned.
Lang-Solovieva January 31, 2018
The wedding of Katya Eurievna Solovieva and Jonathan David Lang took place on Dec. 1, 2017, at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York. Kellie Willie officiated at the 5 p.m. ceremony. Providing music for the ceremony were Klock Entertainment and Max Ghorkov, Tamada.
The bride is the daughter of Yurie and Tamara Solovieva of Yoshkar-Ola, Mari El Republic, Russia. She graduated from high school in 2006 and from Mari State Technical University in 2010, and she attended Volga State University. She is employed by Walmart in Shrewsbury.
Mr. Lang is the son of John and Carrie Lang of New Freedom. He graduated from Susquehannock High School in 2004, attended Penn State York, and attends York College. He is employed by McCormick Inc., Hunt Valley, Md.
The matron of honor was Svetlana Lewis of Shrewsbury, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Anastasia Kuznetsova of Shrewsbury, niece of the bride, and Emily Lang of New Freedom, sister-in-law of the bride.
Serving as best man was Mike Barone of Red Lion. Groomsmen were Matthew Lang of Glen Burnie, Md., cousin of the groom, and Adam Huff of Philadelphia.
The bride was given in marriage by her mother. She carried garden and tea roses, gipsophilia, Italian ruscus, asparagus fern, Peruvian lily, orchids, and Veronica.
The reception took place at The Windows Ballroom at Heritage Hills Golf Resort in York.
A trip to Russia has been planned for 2018. The couple resides in New Freedom.
Boswell-Kimmel January 24, 2018
Ellie Boswell of York and Jonathan Kimmel of York have announced their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of George and Georgianne Boswell of Red Lion. She graduated from Eastern York High School in 2012 and is employed by Addus Healthcare in York.
Mr. Kimmel is the son of John and Denise Kimmel of Wrightsville. He graduated from Eastern York High School in 2010 and is employed by Apple Honda in York.
Herbert-Winters January 24, 2018
Mr. and Mrs. Todd A. Herbert of Brogue have announced the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Patricia Herbert of Brogue, to Nicholas John Winters of Red Lion.
The bride-elect graduated from Red Lion Senior High School in 2012 and from Millersville University magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in sociology in 2016. She is employed at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg as an assistant for Prospect Research and Planned and Leadership Gifts.
Mr. Winters is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Winters of Red Lion. He graduated from Red Lion Senior High School in 2010 and attended Millersville University. He is employed as a manager by General Nutrition Centers (GNC), York Galleria, York.
An October wedding is planned.