New Castle News

December 23, 2012

Mary Katherine Hall and Bryan James Cooper

Lugene Hudson
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — Mary Katherine Hall and Bryan James Cooper were married at 1 p.m. Nov. 17, 2012, at Third Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Charles Jewell officiated.

Parents of the bride are Kenneth Hall of Burlington, N.C. and the late Audrey Hall.

Parents of the groom are James and Monica Cooper of 239 Currie Lane.

A ceremony consisting of a flower offered by each immediate family member to create a large bouquet celebrated the blending of the two families together with the bride’s children.

The bride wore an ivory gown with a beaded lace split front, A-line skirt with beaded embroidery at the empire waist with a sweeping train and a semi-cathedral length veil.

Her bouquet contained orange dahlias accented with twigs and fall foliage, and stems wrapped in a draping copper ribbon.

A trumpet solo was performed by Pastor Dan Page.

Maids of honor were Kimberly Welsh, the bride’s daughter of Westover, W.Va., Rhiannon Welsh, the bride’s daughter, of New Castle and Tyra Welsh, the bride’s daughter, of New Castle.

Serving as best man was Jason Cooper, the groom’s brother, of Pittsburgh.

Groomsmen were Justin Cooper, the groom’s cousin, of Pittsburgh, Sam Kildoo of New Castle, Austin Caylor of New Castle and Andrew Meyer of Westover.

The bride was escorted by her son, Eryk Welsh of New Castle and the Rev. Jewell.

The reception was held at the Villa.

The couple spent their honeymoon in St. Cloud, Fla.

The bride is a graduate of Southern Alamance High School and Geneva College. She is in administration at Erie Business Center, New Castle Campus.

Here husband graduated from Shenango High School and Geneva College. He is in management at Domino’s Pizza, Ellwood City.

The newlyweds make their home at 913 E. Washington St.