Jolene Carey and Jeffrey Pace were united in marriage on Jan. 18, 2014, at St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston. The Rev. Carlos Esquivel officiated at the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Kirk and Mary Ellen Carey, Wyoming. She is the granddaughter of Willard Carey, Wyoming, and the late Ruth Carey, Helen Stanulis and Alex Stanulis, all of Wyoming.
The groom is the son of Robert and Charlotte Pace, Pittston. He is the grandson of Veronica Ruda, Pittston, and the late Alfred and Anzelma Pace and Joseph Ruda, all of Exeter.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. Cassandra Bell, friend of the bride, served as the matron of honor. Jennifer Fumanti and Katie Reeves, friends of the bride, and Abby Connors, niece of the groom, served as bridesmaids. Gianna Depietropaolo, niece of the groom, served as flower girl.
Robert Pace, brother of the groom, served as the best man. Robert Fumanti and Jeremy Reeves, friends of the groom, and Matthew Chabala, cousin of the bride, served as groomsmen. Colin Ankenbrand, son of the bride, served as ring bearer. Cole Pace, Luca Depietropaolo and Logan Smith, nephews of the groom, served as ushers.
Readings were given by Lori Smith, sister of the groom, and Zachary Chabala, cousin of the bride.
A bridal shower was hosted by the mothers of the bride and groom at Arcaro and Genell, Old Forge. The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the groom at Bar Hill, Scranton. Following the ceremony, a cocktail hour and reception were held at Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, Scranton.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of Wyoming Area High School and a 2007 graduate of Misericordia University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a Master of Science degree in organizational management. She is employed by GUARD Insurance Group.
The groom is a 1999 graduate of Pittston Area High School. He is a 2004 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in integrated arts. He is employed as a manager of Pace Transportation.
Following the wedding, the couple honeymooned in Turks and Caicos. They reside in Hughestown.