Melissa and Bill's Wedding
Bill and I got married on August 7, 1999. The wedding was held at Grace United Methodist Church in Oil City,
PA. Associate Pastor Jack Friggle and Father John Swoger (from
St. Joseph's Church) performed the ceremony. The reception was held
at the Wanango Country Club in Reno,
I've scanned in a bunch of pictures from the wedding for your
The rehearsal was held the night before the wedding. Here I am walking down the aisle. Here are Bill and I rehearsing the ceremony. And
here we are again. Lorraine, Phil, Kevin, and Candace at
the rehearsal. Finally, here is
Marc caught in the act (of opening his
The rehearsal dinner was held at the Franklin Club. Here's the head table. And Kevin blowing bubbles.
A pre-ceremony photo of my parents and
A pre-ceremony shot of Bill. He doesn't
look at all nervous!
A view of the ceremony from the
Bill and I walking up the aisle after
And now the posed photographs:
- Bill and I
- A close-up of Bill and I
- The wedding party. From left to
right: my sister Cindy Hayes, Lorraine Lisiecki, Marc Kassis, Candace
Lynch, me, Bill, Kevin Lynch, Phil Lisiecki, and Bill's brothers Joe
and Mike Gehrke.
- Phil and Lorraine with Bill and I
- Kevin and Candace with Bill and I.
They were our best man and matron of honor.
- Our parents and us. My parents,
Dick and Barb Hayes, and Bill's parents, Joan and Bill Gehrke.
Here are Bill and I for the toast.
The cake cutting:
Bill and I with Patty and Marc.
Bill and I with Melanie and Dan.
Here I am about to throw the
Here is an outside picture of Bill and
An icky kissing picture of Bill and I
at the pre-bridal portrait sitting.
In the end, we always knew Marc likes me a lot.
We had disposable cameras at each table at the reception. We got some
really interesting pictures from them.
Here's Dan and Aaron at the
Here are Dan and Melanie at the
reception, and here's Patty as
Kevin and Candace were popular photo
subjects, probably due to their excessive
Bill and I leaving amidst
The candid pictures did inspire some people to show off their best assets.
We went to Paris and London for our honeymoon. I didn't bother to
scan in any of these pictures because we're not in them! They are all
places. Oh, well.
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