The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

August 7, 2010

Gardner — Scopelliti


— HERSHEY — The Antique Auto Museum was the setting for the ceremony joining Dawn Marie Gardner and Michael James Scopelliti in marriage. The Rev. Jacob Martin and the Rev. Dennis Gardner Sr. performed the vows at 6 p.m. June 12, 2010.

The bride is the daughter of Sandra A. and Dennis R. Gardner Jr., of Cleveland, Ohio. The bridegroom is the son of Lori and Michael J. Scopelliti Sr., of Sunbury.

Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose Annalisa Schmidt, of Milton, to be her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Charity Ann Gardner, of Cleveland, the bride’s sister; Denise Rae Kaufman, of Thomasville, N.C., the bride’s sister, and Katrina M. Crouse, of Steamburg, N.Y. Flower girls were Aaliyah Rae Yazzie, of Gallup, N.M., the bride’s niece, and Alexis A. Scopelliti, of Mifflinburg, the bridegroom’s niece.

Chad Martin, of Sunbury, was best man. Groomsmen were Sgt. Joseph R. Gardner, of Jacksonville, N.C., the bride’s brother; Caleb A. Kaufman, of Thomasville, the bride’s brother-in-law, and Eric Susan, of Sunbury, the bridegroom’s brother-in-law. Bible bearer was Jayden M. Straight, of Paxinos.

A reception at the museum followed the ceremony.

The newlyweds are now living in Paxinos.

The bride is a graduate of Hearts for Jesus, Avon, Ohio, and Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, where she earned an associate’s degree in nursing. She is a registered nurse at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

The bridegroom is a graduate of Penn View Christian Academy and God’s Bible School, Cincinnati, Ohio. He is employed by Harmony Coal Mine, Mount Carmel.