Brittany Housel | Hugo Mendez

Brittany Housel of Warren and Hugo Mendez of Canfield were united in marriage Aug. 26 at The Barn & Gazebo Ltd., in Salem. Raymond Cowie officiated, and a reception followed at The Barn & Gazebo.

She is the daughter of Jeffrey and Patricia Housel of Warren. He is the son of Edith Mesta and Hugo Mendez Sr., both of El Paso, Texas.

The honor attendants were Hanna Lutz, maid of honor and cousin of the bride, and Jennifer Young, matron of honor. The bridesmaids were Marcy Angelo, Megan Rice and Lucielle Ballesteros, sister of the groom. The bride wore an ivory lace gown with a mermaid silhouette, and the attendants wore wine-colored dresses.

Josh Lackey was the best man, and the groomsmen were Greg Cribley; Brian Whitfield; Fred Housel, brother of the bride; and Sergio Mendez, cousin of the groom.

Mrs. Housel-Mendez, a graduate of Youngstown State University, earned a bachelor’s degree in applied science. She is director of program management at the Youngstown Business Incubator in downtown Youngstown.

Mr. Mendez also graduated from YSU with a bachelor’s degree in engineering. He is a senior embedded engineer with Turning Technologies, in Youngstown.

The newlyweds took a wedding trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica. They live in Canfield.

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