SALEM - Molly Elizabeth Klink became the bride of James Byron Patterson Jr. on April 24 at the Salem First Presbyterian Church with Pastor Brian Greenleaf of Washington Alliance Church, Washington, Pa., officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Ann and Robert Shansky, East Liverpool; and Franklin Klink, Greencastle, Pa.
The groom is the son of Jim and Georgine Patterson, Fairborn.
Molly and James Patterson
Escorted by her father and stepfather and given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a satin and tulle asymmetrical pick-up gown with a pleated surplice bodice and beaded metallic embroidered lace in white, featuring a strapless sweetheart neckline and a chapel train. Her headpiece was a two-tier veil, embellished with pearls and bugle beads. She carried a bouquet of stargazer lilies, roses and Alstroemeria.
Samantha Klink and Rachel Klink, sisters of the bride, served as maids of honor in strapless black gowns with watermelon sashes. In matching gowns were bridesmaids Jessica Mazula, stepsister of the bride; Carolyn Romako, cousin of the bride; Olivia Rogers and Emiley Maiorana. Madeline Alexander, cousin of the bride, served as flower girl.
Nicholas Patterson and Bowen Patterson, brothers of the groom, served as best men. Groomsmen were Thomas Schlosser, Richard Bauer, Ryan Simmons and Michael Juliano. Lucas Joness served as ring bearer. Ushers were Philip Romako, cousin of the bride, and Antonio Quarterman.
A reception followed at Avion on the Water in Canfield. A rehearsal dinner was held in Salem.
The bride is a graduate of East Liverpool High School and Thiel College, and is currently employed by The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School as a virtual classroom teacher.
The groom is a graduate of Fairborn High School and holds his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Waynesburg University, where he is currently the associate director of admissions, athletics liaison and men's volleyball coach.
Following a honeymoon to Orlando, Fla., and the Dominican Republic, the couple will reside in Waynesburg, Pa.