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Kelly Blackburn | Kevin Gressley

Sunday, January 29, 2017

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BOARDMAN

Kelly Blackburn became the bride of Kevin Gressley on Oct. 22 by the Rev. Gerald Delucia. The bride is the daughter of Anthony and Nancy Blackburn of Boardman. The groom is the son of Anne Meyers and Ray Schepper of Willoughby, Ohio.

The 1 p.m. ceremony took place at St. Luke Church and a reception followed at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center.

The bride wore a lace high neck sheath dress with a sweetheart neckline and a detailed back.

Honor attendants were Allison Blackburn, the bride’s sister, and Katie DiCola. The bridesmaids were Kim Cannane, the bride’s cousin; Jeseca Lindberg; Kristina Hallett; Kera Leskovec; and Sarah Sheffield. Natalie Bernstein, a cousin of the groom, was the flower girl. The attendants wore wine-colored dresses.

Ryan Black and James Goodwin shared the duties of best man. Groomsmen were Andy Blackburn, the bride’s brother; Bryan Gressley, the groom’s brother; John Prawdzik; Mike Relko; and David Colella. The groom’s cousins, CJ Russo and Bentley Bernstein, were ring bearers. Billy Hassinger was the usher.

Mrs. Gressley graduated from University of Mount Union with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and received a master’s degree in business from Youngstown State University. She is an operations assistant manager for Walmart in Salem.

Mr. Gressley attended Bowling Green University and works for EYE Lighting in Willoughby.

The couple traveled to Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla., and reside in Twinsburg.