EAST LIVERPOOL - Erin Nicole Solterbeck became the bride of Louis Emanuel Volino in a 2 p.m. Dec. 19 ceremony at St. Aloysius Catholic Church. Father Peter Haladej officiated the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Candy and Mike Solterbeck, East Liverpool.
The groom is the son of Michelle and Lou Volino, East Liverpool.
Erin and Louis Volino
Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a mermaid style gown of Italian satin with a halter style neckline embellished with Swarovski crystal, silver embroidery, sequins, and glass seed beads in a floral scroll design. The same beading and embroidery embellished the flared mermaid skirt which ended in a chapel length train. A crystal tiara secured her waist length veil decorated with Swarovski crystals. The bride wore an angel pin on her gown in memory of her grandmother and diamond earrings borrowed from her mother. She carried a bouquet of four dozen red roses with large crystals scattered throughout. She also wore a white fur stole and carried a white fur muff.
Mallory Schell, maid of honor; and Kate Bulanda, maid of honor; wore strapless red satin dresses accented with a black sash. In matching dresses were bridesmaids, Kerri Broderick, Christina Savage, both cousins of the bride; Angie Volino, sister of the groom; Susan Ball, Sara Capraruolo, Katie McIlvain and Melinda Trotter. Haley Volino, cousin of the groom, was flower girl.
Best men were Louie Ward and Jeff Evans. Groomsmen were Matt Volino, cousin of the groom, Mark Barlow, Troy Chisom, Anthony Garcia, Randy Hayberg, Matt McComas, and Paul Schroderm. Ring bearer was Liam O'Hara.
Music was provided by Jeff Davis, organist; and Teresa Fricano Todd, soloist. Reader was Rev. Tanta Hendricks, Emmanuel Presbyterian Church.
A reception for 375 was held at the Grande Ballroom at the Mountaineer Gaming Resort.
The bride graduated in 2008 from Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in nursing. She is currently employed at East Liverpool City Hospital.
The groom graduated in 2008 from John Carroll University with a bachelor's in biochemistry and a concentration in biochemistry/molecular biology. He is currently a student at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
The couple currently resides in Athens.