Melissa Joanne Fehlinger and Michael Carl Kompinski were united in marriage on June 2, 2012, at Holy Trinity Church, Swoyersville. The Rev. Joseph Pisaneschi officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of James and Theresa Fehlinger, Plains Township. She is the granddaughter of the late Ferdinand and Doris Fehlinger, Parsons, and the late Carmen and Josephine Cerza, West Pittston.
The groom is the son of Robert and Patricia Kompinski, Plains Township. He is the grandson of the late Walter and Helen Kompinski, Plains Township, and the late Thomas and Marjorie Beline, Wilkes-Barre.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her sister, Trisha Mikita, as her matron of honor. Caitlyn Chapasko, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Kristi Layland, sister of bride, and Alecia Torbik, friend of bride. The flower girl was Riley Kompinski, niece of the groom.
The groom chose his friend, Angel Silva, as his best man. The groomsmen were Scott Stuchkus, Jason Bonavoglia and Lenny Potoski, friends of the groom. Jeremy Layland, nephew of the bride, served as ring bearer.
Scriptural readings were given by Kevin and Renee Kompinski, brother and sister of the groom. Gifts were presented by Bonnie and Gary Zisko, aunt and uncle of the bride. Musical selections were performed by Margaret Semanek, organ; Lynn Hurst, violin; Chris Wilski, vocal and trumpet; and Maggie Boga, vocal.
An evening cocktail hour and reception were held at the Woodlands Inn and Resort, Plains Township. The rehearsal dinner, hosted by the father of the groom, was held at Costello's, Edwardsville. The bride was honored at a bridal shower brunch, hosted by the mother of the bride, at Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estates.
Melissa is a 2004 graduate of Bishop Hoban High School, Wilkes-Barre, and earned an associate's degree as a medical assistant technician from Allied Medical and Technical School, Forty Fort. She is employed by Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs as a cage shift manager.
Michael is a 2001 graduate of Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, and is employed by Garda Cash Logistics.
The couple cruised to the Bahamas and Grand Turk on their honeymoon. They reside in Wyoming.