Megan Delaney and Michael Patterson were united in marriage on June 20, 2012, aboard the Carnival Miracle in Nassau, Bahamas.
The bride is the daughter of Jay and Valerie Delaney, Wilkes-Barre. She is the granddaughter of Jay and Dorothy Delaney, Pittston; Bernice Sakaduski, Wilkes-Barre Township; and the late Joseph Sakaduski.
The groom is the son of Thomas (Red) and Nancy Patterson, West Avoca. He is the grandson of the late Louis Patterson and the late Bernard and Doris Gardner, all of Avoca.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her sister, Sarah Doyle, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Amy Mihalka, sister of the groom, and Sarah, Megan and Maura Mihalka, nieces of the groom.
The groom chose his brother, Chris Patterson, as his best man.
A bridal shower was hosted by the mothers of the bride and groom at A Touch of Class at the Palace. A cocktail party was hosted by the parents of the bride in Sam's Piano Bar on the Carnival Miracle. A reception was held immediately following the ceremony in Frankie and Johnny's lounge aboard the ship. Upon their return, the couple also celebrated with a party for family and friends at the Polish American Veterans pavilion in Plains Township.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Coughlin High School. She is a 2009 and 2011 graduate of Misericordia University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and a Master of Business Administration degree. She is employed by First National Community Bank.
The groom is a 1997 graduate of Seton Catholic High School. He is employed by the Luzerne County Sheriffs Department.
The couple resides in Wilkes-Barre.