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Ellen McCormick and John Sipper were united in marriage Aug. 18, 2012, by the Rev. Robert Kelleher at All Saints Parish, Plymouth.

The bride is the daughter of Joseph McCormick, Waymart, and Margaret McCormick, Lake Ariel. She is the granddaughter of Sue McCormick and the late Joseph McCormick, Honesdale, and Marjorie O’Neill and the late Robert O’Neill, Pleasant Mount.

The groom is the son of John and Marsha Sipper, Hanover Township. He is the grandson of the late John and Elizabeth Sipper and the late Joseph and Guida Menko.

The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. She chose friends, Pam Kattner, Amanda Pagano, Nicole DeFrenza, Angie Ameling and Kathleen Gaynor as bridesmaids.

The groom chose his friend, Dan Nestorick, as best man. Groomsmen were Zachary Lukashefski, John Nealon and Brian Rinkevich, friends of the groom.

Flower girls were Kiley Brady, Olivia Reed and Hailey Brady, cousins of the bride. Ring bearers were Evan O’Neill and Braeden Glover, godsons of the bride.

Scripture readings were given by Robert and Ryan McCormick, brothers of the bride. Offertory gifts were presented by Tabatha Sipper, sister of the groom, and Dian Balanovich.

An evening cocktail hour and reception were held at the Scranton Cultural Center.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of Western Wayne High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and theatre from Albright College in 2004. She earned a master’s degree in teaching from Marywood University in 2008 and a master’s degree in Spanish from Middlebury College in 2013. She is employed as a Spanish teacher at the Hanover Area School District.

The groom is a 2001 graduate from Hanover Area High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Misericordia University in 2005. He earned a master’s degree in instructional technology from Wilkes University in 2009. He is employed as a social studies teacher at the Hanover Area School District.

The couple honeymooned on a Mediterranean cruise to Rome, Greece and Turkey. They reside in Hanover Township.

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