Michelle Offenberger and Aaron Yingling were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 18, 2015 at The Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption. Father Mike Campbell officiated for the double-ring, open church ceremony. Organist was John Ontko and vocalist, Tim Binegar. The bride was given in marriage by her father.

The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Joyce Offenberger of Marietta and the granddaughter of Mary Rita Offenberger and Pat and Everett Hughes. She has a bachelor of art in psychology from Ohio University, a MSEd in child psychology from Duquesne University and a master of science in professional counseling from Carlow University. She is a career consultant at the University of Pittsburgh.

The bridegroom is the son of Ronald and Charlotte Yingling and the grandson of Angeline Strelch. He has a bachelor of science degree in geology from Pittsburgh-Johnstown. He is a hydrogeologist.

The bride wore an A-line white dress with organza ruffles for the bottom, 4 1/2-foot train, strapless with sweetheart neckline and beading. The vail was white, finger-tip length with beading at the end. She carried orchids, craspedia and daisies.

Maid of honor was Christina Offenberger and matron of honor was Kristina Nicholson. They wore strapless, A-line, long, purple (plum) dresses.

Bridesmaids were Stephany Long, Maggie Fronczak and Dana Pacquing. They wore strapless, A-line, long, gray (pewter) dresses.

Flower girl was Sylvia Long and ring bearer was Brendan Binegar.

Best man was Jason Fronczak and groomsmen were Mike Panizzi, Joe Battaglia, Raine Jones, Cody Offenberger and Nick Priore.

Guests were registered by Lindsay Motts and Brigit Saus.

A reception was held at the Marietta Shrine Club.

After a wedding trip to Aruba, the couple are residing in Pittsburgh, Pa.


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