NATALIE EDWARDS GARY PRITCHARD JR.
NATALIE EDWARDSGARY PRITCHARD JR.
WARREN -- The wedding of Natalie Ann Edwards and Gary Alan Pritchard Jr. took place at 4 p.m. June 22 at Central Christian Church.
Parents of the bride are Thomas and Kathleen Edwards of Warren, and the groom is a son of Debbie Baechly, 1134 Meadowlawn, Sandusky.
A reception took place at the Grand Pavilion at Opus Twenty One, and the couple honeymooned in Aruba.
They live in Dearborn, Mich.
A strapless diamond-white organza over matte satin gown was worn by the bride. It was embroidered with stephanotis and enhanced with Swarovski crystals.
Matron of honor was the bride's sister, Amanda Bower, and maid of honor was Samantha Sekela. Bridesmaids were Katie Rose, Kelly O'Brien and Kerry O'Brien, the bride's cousins; Erica Trnavsky; and Linea Fitzgerald. The groom's cousins, Riley Schlais, Jillian Schlais and Maya Yates, were flower girls.
James Omodio was best man, and groomsmen were Dr. Anthony DiRenzo, Dr. Robert Ohl, Jamie DiRenzo, Patrick DuBois, Matt Handel and Jack Terrago. Ring bearers were Jake Bower, the bride's nephew, and Tommy Yates, the groom's cousin.
The bride is a cum laude graduate of Kent State University with a degree in psychology. She is pursuing a specialist degree in school psychology at the University of Detroit Mercy Graduate School.
Her husband holds a degree in electrical engineering from Ohio State University and is a design-release engineer with Delphi Corp. in Dearborn.