Maribeth Brozena and Mike Chesterfield were married on May 25, 2013, at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, Larksville, by the Rev. Gerald Gurka.
The bride is the daughter of Leonard and Deborahann Brozena, Larksville. She is the granddaughter of Cassie Sloan and the late Robert Sloan and the late Mary and Joseph Brozena.
The groom is the son of Len and Karen Chesterfield, Kingston. He is the grandson of Irene Tamalenus and the late Paul Tamalenus Sr. and Leonard Chesterfield Sr. and the late Margaret Chesterfield.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. She chose her best friend, Kristin Ermak, as her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lindsay Griffiths, sister of the groom; Malissa Bonk, cousin of the bride; Alison Kraynak, cousin of the bride; and Ashlee Papadoplos and Janelle Nemetz, friends of the bride. Flower girl was Ella Chesterfield, cousin of the groom.
The groom chose his best friend, Jason Papadoplos, as his best man. Groomsmen were David Brozena, brother of the bride; and A.J.Gurgal, Adam Annaccone and Andrew Kukla, all friends of the groom. Ring bearer was Ryan Bonk, cousin of the bride.
Scripture readings were offered by Mary Jo Wojtowicz, aunt of the bride; Jim Brozena, uncle of the bride; and Leann Spehar, aunt of the groom. Gifts were presented to the altar by Diane Noon and Jim Brozena, godparents of the bride, and Paul Tamalenus Jr. and Ellen Chesterfield, godparents of the groom.
An evening reception was held at Appletree Terrace at Newberry Estates, Dallas. A rehearsal dinner was given by the parents of the groom at Keeley’s Ale House, Kingston. The bride was honored at a shower given by her mother, the groom’s mother, aunts, godmother, attendants and friends at Appletree Terrace at Newberry Estates, Dallas.
The bride is a graduate of Bloomsburg University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. She also holds a master’s degree in elementary education from Bloomsburg University. She is employed by Slippery Rock University as an assistant field hockey coach.
The groom is a graduate of Clarion University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. He holds a master’s degree in sports management from NC State University. He is employed by Clarion University as an athletic trainer.
The couple honeymooned in Aruba. They reside in Clarion, Pa., with their beloved golden retriever, Champ.