Jason Raymond Woloski and Paran Mukhija were united in the sacrament of marriage Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in St. Stanislaus Church, Wilkes-Barre, by the Rev. Michael Kloton.
The bride is the daughter of Umesh and Shashi Mukhija, Wilkes-Barre. She is the granddaughter of Jugal Kishore and the late Pushpa Rani Mukhija and Chander Prakash and Chander Kanta Guglani, all of India.
The groom is the son of Cheryl and John Woloski Jr., Plains Township. He is the grandson of the late John Woloski Sr. and Pearl Woloski, Plains Township, and Bernardine Polak and the late Raymond Polak Sr., Wilkes-Barre.
The bride was given away in marriage by her father. She happily chose her friend, Stephanie Wallace, as her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Allie Bricek, Kaley Hippensteal, Katie Jescavage and Karan Sluhocki, friends of the bride.
The groom chose his brother, John Woloski III, as his best man. Groomsmen were Tushar Mukhija, brother of the bride, and Tyler Zimmerman, Raymond Polak III and Frank Piontek, cousins of the groom.
Scriptural readings were given by Mary Woloski, aunt of the groom and godmother of the bride, and Donna Zimmerman, aunt and godmother of the groom. Petitions were read by Michael Zimmerman Jr., cousin of the groom. The couple’s dog, Bubba, served as the ring bearer. Offertory gifts were presented by Bernardine F. Polak, grandmother of the groom; Elizabeth Miskiewicz, great-aunt of the groom; and Camille Glazenski, great-aunt of the groom. Nelson Zimmerman, cousin of the groom, served as altar server. Musical selections were performed by Hollie Major, cantor and soloist; Ed Loch, organist; Lynn Hurst, violin; and Ron Schmoyer, trumpet.
An evening reception was held at the Woodlands Inn and Resort, Plains Township. Musical selections during cocktail hour were performed by Hollie Major. Reception entertainment was provided by D.J. Jack Bravyak of Twins D.J.’s. A bridal shower was hosted by the mothers of the bride and groom at the Ramada Inn, Wilkes-Barre. The parents of the groom hosted the rehearsal dinner at the Plains Ambulance Banquet Facility, Plains Township.
Paran is a 2006 graduate of James M. Coughlin High School and a 2012 magna cum laude graduate of Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, where she graduated with a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree. She is currently employed by Rite-Aid as a pharmacist in the Philadelphia area.
Jason is a 2006 valedictorian of James M. Coughlin High School and a 2010 summa cum laude graduate of Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, with a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry. He is currently completing his final year of medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, and will be pursuing a residency in family medicine.
The couple resides in Philadelphia with their English bulldog, Bubba.