Tink Wedding Feb 11 1999

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Tink Wedding Feb 11 1999 - Candlelight Service Joins Brenda Bish, Howard...
Candlelight Service Joins Brenda Bish, Howard Abraham ' PUNXSUTAWNEY — Brenda Lee Bish of Punxsutawney exchanged vows with Howard (Tink) Abraham of Clymer on Saturday afternoon, June 28, 1980. The double ring candlelight ceremony ceremony was performed in the Church of God, Rt. 36, Punxsutawney. "Parents of the couple are the Rev. and Mrs. Robert Bish, Punxsutawney, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Abraham Sr.; Clymer. /Officiating at the service were the Rev. David K. Lynch, pastor of the Church; the Rev. Robert Bish, father of the bride; and the'Rev. Kenneth Abraham, Abraham, brother of the bridegroom. Mrs. Wanda Lynch, pianist and wife of the church pastor, provided the traditional traditional nupital music. A trio composed of Peggy, Becky and Mary Hugill sang "Wedding Song" and soloist Loren Green sang "Time for Joy." After the vows, the groom sang "Brenda's Song" ("You Are the Love"), which he wrote and composed especially for the bride. "O Perfect Love" was played during the wedding _ prayer, followed by a duet by the bride and groom entitled "Guide Our Steps." Following the lighting of the family candle by the couple, they presented Mr and Mrs. Howard Abraham yellow silk roses to each of their mothers. mothers. The bride appeared at the altar on the arm of her father, selecting for her wedding a white gown of Italian chiffon with venise lace trim on a sheer yoked bodice, cap sleeves and a chapel train trimmed with venise lace. Her floor length tulle veil was attached to a venise lace headpiece. She carried a bouquet of white and yellow roses with tiny accent flowers and baby's breath. Serving as matron of honor was Barbara Barbara Kostok, cousin of the bride, and as maid of honor, Vickie Pifer, friend of the bride. The bridesmaids were Cheri and Robin Emberg and Mrs. Elaine LeVier, cousins of the bride; Mrs. Sandra Sandra Abraham, sister-in-law, of the groom; and Mrs. Janeen Barrett, friend of the bride. They wore yellow silk dresses with sheer capes of yellow organza caught at the shoulder with miniature corsages. corsages. Each of the attendants carried yellow and white bouquets of rbses, carnations, daisies, dogwood and a variety variety of spring flowers accented with baby's breath. The flower girl, Penny Kaye Cressley, Cressley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Cressley, wore an Alfred Angelo original original white dress of sheer organza over white satin. The bouquets of the bride and her attendants attendants and the flower girl's basket were all fashioned fay the bride's aunt, Mrs. Marie Emberg. John Abraham, brother of the bridegroom, bridegroom, and Paul Masula, a friend, served as best men. Ushers were David and Keith Bish, brothers of the bride, and Greg Allshouse, Les Meiter and Jeff Marshall, friends of the bridegroom. bridegroom. Junior ushers, who dismissed guests following the ceremony, were Keith Bish, brother of the bride, and Eric Abraham, nephew of the groom. The ring bearer was Aaron Matarazzo, friend of the groom's family. The reception was held in the church hall immediately after the wedding. A 1976 graduate of. Punxsutawney Area High School, the bride also attended attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania for three years. She is currently employed employed at Punxsutawney Sportswear. The groom is a 1975 graduate of Penns Manor High School. He is a professional professional singer, keyboard operator and songwriter for "The Watchmen," a gospel quartet from Clymer. Following a trip to Hawaii, the couple is residing in Clymer. (Photo by Gigliotti)

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  1. Indiana Gazette,
  2. 11 Feb 1999, Thu,
  3. Page 10

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