St. Joseph’s Church in Berwick was the setting for the May 4, 2013, ceremony joining Melissa Welgosh and Richard Anderson in marriage, with the Rev. Dennis Dalessandro as celebrant and the Rev. Dominick Mammarella as concelebrant.
The bride is the daughter of Brenda and John Welgosh Sr., Wapwallopen. She is the granddaughter of Martha Welgosh, the late Anthony Welgosh, Josephine Bilek and the late Michael Bilek.
Parents of the groom are Gerald and Bonita Anderson, Berwick. He is the grandson of the late Marie and Stewart Anderson Sr., and the late John and Mary Uram.
Music was provided by Jill Trapane, organist, and Josephine Cuba, vocalist.
Ashley Swerdon, friend of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Welgosh, sister-in-law of the bride; Jillian Lukashewski, friend of the bride; Claudia Anderson, niece of the groom; and Marissa Anderson and Kristen Nevius, sisters of the groom. Madeline Anderson, niece of the groom, was the flower girl.
Trevor, Todd and Brian Anderson were best men for their brother. Groomsmen were John Jr., Michael and Christopher Welgosh, brothers of the bride.
A reception was held at Carmen’s Country Inn, Drums.
The bride, a graduate of Crestwood High School, holds a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics from West Chester University. She is employed as a registered dietitian in Berwick.
Her husband, a graduate of Berwick High School and Luzerne County Community College, is employed by PPL.