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Melissa Rhynard and Gary Kravitz were united in marriage on Aug. 3, 2013, by Monsignor Thomas Ginty at St. Matthew Church in Bristol, Conn.

The bride is the daughter of Brian and Diane Rhynard, Oakdale, Conn.

The groom is the son of Edward and Leonardine Kravitz, Plains Township, Pa.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her sister, Pamela Giarrusso, as her matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Dawn Combies, Katie Ruffo and Jessica Merise, friends of the bride.

The groom chose his best friend, Ronald Brace, as his best man. Groomsmen were James Kravitz, brother of the groom; Adam Kravitz, nephew of the groom; and Greg Zawatski, friend of the groom. Ring bearers were Benjamin and Nathan Giarrusso, nephews of the bride.

Scriptural readings were given by Christopher Giarrusso, brother-in-law of the bride, and Colleen Owens, cousin of the groom.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Aqua Turf Club, Southington, Conn.

The bride is a graduate of Cranston High School West, Cranston, R.I. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in elementary education at Rhode Island College. She teaches fourth grade in Norwich, Conn.

The groom is a graduate of Bishop Hoban High School, Wilkes Barre, Pa. He earned his bachelor’s degree at West Chester University. He works in production at ESPN in Bristol, Conn.

The couple honeymooned in Hawaii. They reside in Colchester, Conn.

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