Melissa Anne Solomon and Stephen Anthony Mahle were united in the sacrament of marriage on Sept. 25, 2010, in St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Wilkes-Barre, by the Rev. James E. McGahagan.
The bride is a daughter of John and Mary Solomon, Wilkes-Barre. She is a granddaughter of the late Jacob and Kathleen Solomon, and the late Gerald and Lorraine Baker.
The groom is a son of John and Karen Mahle, Hanover Township. He is a grandson of Dolores Mahle, Hanover Township; the late John Mahle Sr.; Anthony Perugino, Hanover Township; and Frank and Eleanor Petrella, St. Petersburg, Fla. He is a great-grandson of Pearl Perugino, Wilkes-Barre.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. She chose the groom’s sister-in-law, Jeanine Mahle, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Christina Solomon, niece of the bride, and Heather Evans, friend of the bride.
The groom chose his brother, John Mahle III, as best man. Groomsmen were Gregory Solomon, brother of the bride; and Chris Evans, friend of the groom.
The flower girl was Vanessa Buckley, sister of the groom. The ring bearer was Lloyd Deno, cousin of the groom.
Readings were given by Heather Evans, bridesmaid and friend of the couple. Gift bearers were Mary Solomon, mother of the bride, and Karen Mahle, mother of the groom.
An evening cocktail hour and reception were held at Bentley’s in Wilkes-Barre. The bride was honored with a bridal shower hosted by the mothers of the couple at Cooper’s Waterfront Restaurant, Pittston. The parents of the groom hosted a rehearsal dinner at Perugino’s Restaurant in Luzerne.
The couple honeymooned at Coven Haven Resorts in the Poconos.
They reside in Hanover Township.