MICHELLE PARISITOMMY RAYMOND
GIRARD -- Orlando, Fla., was the honeymoon destination of Tommy Ray Raymond and his bride, the former Michelle Lynn Parisi, who were united in marriage during a 5 p.m. ceremony Sept. 16 at the Knights of Columbus Hall.
A reception was held at the hall afterward.
The Rev. Dave Gilbert officiated at the ceremony for the daughter of Joseph and Rose Parisi of Girard and Carole Parisi, also of Girard, and the son of Betty Pugh of Niles, Kenny Raymond of Stanton, Mich., and the late Kenny Pugh.
The bride wore a white satin and lace gown that was embellished with pearls and beading and featured a semicathedral train.
Black gowns with gold wraps were worn by the honor attendant, Julie Lowry of Niagara Falls, N.Y.; the bridesmaids, the bride's sister, Cari Koniowsky of Hubbard, Carmela Leach of Youngstown and the groom's sister, Laura Woorell of Hubbard; and the junior bridesmaid, Nicole Koniowsky of Hubbard, niece of the bride. Flower girl was the bride's daughter, Paige Parisi, who wore a white gown.
The duties of best man were performed by Robert Artman of Niles, and groomsmen were Michael Yaksic of Girard, and Mark White of Warren.
Mrs. Raymond earned a bachelor's degree in psychology at Youngstown State University, and Mr. Raymond is an HVAC technician.