Anna Gabrielle Niznik and Christopher Michael Clemente were united in marriage on June 23, 2012, at the same church the bride’s grandparents were married 60 years ago, St. John the Baptist Church, Larksville, by the Rev. Jerry Gurka.
The bride is the daughter of Romaine Niznik, Swoyersville, and the late Andrew Niznik, Kingston. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Niznik, Larksville; Anna Mae Reilly, Luzerne; and the late Michael Reilly.
The groom is the son of Pat and Kate Clemente, Kingston. He is the grandson of the late Pat and Angela Clemente and the late Bette Lukatch, all of Kingston.
The bride was escorted to the altar by her grandfather and given in marriage by her father. She chose her sister, Jamie Wasley, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Rebecca Rosenko, sister of the bride; Colleen Slocum, cousin of the bride; Kara Clemente, sister of the groom; and Carissa Hunter, Joslyn Orrson, Megan Mead, Juli Molecavage, Melissa Hardik and Kelly Reppet. Flower girl was Brennan Slocum, goddaughter of the bride.
Best man was Attorney Clancy Boylan. Groomsmen were Andrew Lohin, Tom Brennan, Greg Poda and John DeRosa, all friends of the groom.
The bride was honored at a bridal shower hosted by her bridal party, the mother of the bride and the mother of the groom at Appletree Terrace at Newberry Estates. A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the groom at the Frederick Stegmaier Mansion. A wedding reception was held at Irem Country Club.
The bride is a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School and Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice and a minor in sociology. She is employed as an associate category manager at Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack corporate headquarters in Philadelphia.
The groom is a graduate of Bishop O’Reilly High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management and information systems from St. Joseph’s University and a Master of Science degree in project management from Boston University. He is employed by Lockheed Martin Corporation as a manufacturing supervisor in Moorestown, N. J.
The couple honeymooned at Playa Mujueres, Mexico. They reside in Cherry Hill N. J.