March 16, 2013
Molly Anne Martin and Matthew Edward Pietrzak were united in marriage on Oct. 20, 2012, at St. Benedict’s Church, Wilkes-Barre, by the Rev. Joseph Kearney.
The bride is the daughter of John and Maureen Martin, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. She is the granddaughter of Marie Ciliberto, Pittston, Pa.; the late Peter Ciliberto; and the late Norman and Ruth Robinson, formerly of Wilkes-Barre.
The prospective groom is the son of Sherri Jones Pietrzak, Dallas, Pa., and Edward Pietrzak Jr., Scranton, Pa. He is the grandson of Carol Jones, Dallas, Pa.; the late John Jones; Beverly Pietrzak, Scranton, Pa.; and the late Edward Pietrzak Sr.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. She chose her cousin, Kathleen Clutcher, as her matron of honor. The bridesmaids were Lisa Martin, sister-in-law of the bride; Abby Haddle, friend of the bride; and Victoria Martin, niece of the bride. The flower girls were Haley and Kayce Martin, both nieces of the bride.
The groom choose his friend, Ryan Seltzer, as the best man. The groomsmen were Jack Martin, brother of the bride; Dan Haddle, friend of the groom; and Nathan Pietrzak, brother of the groom.
Readings were given by Caroline Jones and Chelsea Brauns, both cousins of the groom, and Sarah Robinson and Allison Bailey, both cousins of the bride. Gifts were presented by Holly Brauns and Theresa Jones, both aunts of the groom.
A cocktail hour and reception were hosted by the parents of the bride at the Ramada Inn, Wilkes Barre. A bridal shower, hosted by the mother of the bride and bridesmaids, was held at the Ramada Inn, Wilkes Barre. The rehearsal dinner, given by the mother of the groom, was held at Plains Ambulance Hall, Plains Township.
Molly is a 2004 graduate of James M. Coughlin High School. She graduated in 2008 from Misericordia University, Dallas, Pa., with a Bachelor of Science degree in medical imaging. She also earned a certificate in radiation therapy in 2009 from Bergen Community College, Paramus, N.J. Molly is employed as a registered radiologic technologist at MedExpress Urgent Care, Edwardsville, Pa., and Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, Pa.
Matthew is a 2003 graduate of Dallas Senior High School. He earned an associate’s degree in automotive technologies from Luzerne County Community College in 2005. He is employed at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.
The couple traveled to Montego Bay, Jamaica, for their honeymoon. They reside in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre with their two dogs and cat, Riley, Cooper and Sammi.