ALLISON HELLERDEREK STULPIN
COLUMBIANA -- First Christian Church was the setting at 10:30 a.m. May 26 for the wedding of Allison D. Heller, 221 Park Ave., East Palestine, and Derek N. Stulpin, 19 S. Pearl St.
The Rev. Jay Eastman solemnized the marriage, and a reception followed in the fellowship hall at the church.
After a honeymoon at Willow Creek Resort in North Carolina, the couple will live at the groom's address.
The bride is a daughter of George F. Jr. and Vickie L. Heller of East Palestine, and the groom is a son of Constance J. Lalley of East Palestine and Donald E. Stulpin of Sunbury.
The bride wore an ivory satin gown designed by her mother with a square neckline and empire bodice. It featured a lace overlay, and the skirt swept into a lace-trimmed chapel train.
Katherine Heller, the bride's sister and honor attendant, wore a midnight-blue gown, and sage gowns were worn by the bridesmaids, Victoria Stember, the groom's sister, and Anna Godfrey. The groom's niece, Kyrsten Stember, was flower girl.
Best man was Aaron Gray, and groomsmen were the groom's brothers, Daniel Stulpin and Michael Peters. Ring bearer was the bride's cousin, Dylan Whittington.
The bride holds a bachelor's degree in fine and performing arts from Youngstown State University and is a new media designer with Van Fossan and Associates, Youngstown.
The groom is employed at Sport Scapes in Boardman and is pursuing a bachelor's degree in fine and performing arts at YSU.