WEDDING: Katie Bell and Chad Yancy
Katie Renee Bell and Chad Richard Yancy were united in marriage on Oct. 20, 2012, at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Coral, with Father Ron Cyktor officiating.
Katie is the daughter of Thomas and Barbara Bell, and Chad is the son of Richard and Susan Yancy, all of Homer City. The bride was escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents.
The maid of honor was Abby Yancy. The matron of honor was Jamie Cortazzo. Bridesmaids were Alexis Uher, Erin Ross, Allison Clabaugh, Chelsea Steigert and Amanda Ellis. Aurora Ellis was the flower girl.
The best man was Tanner Yancy. Groomsmen were Brad Fairman, Craig Olsen, Andrew Bell, Jerry Ober, JD Perfetti and Kevin Cribbs. Scott Cortazzo and Mike Saiani were ushers. Ring bearers were Gus Ellis and Carter Cortazzo.
Readers were Marcie Elbin and Ruth Shiffler. Pianist was Joe Petruna with soloist Howard Murray. The photographer was Erin Saiani, EBS Photography. The reception was held at the Rustic Lodge, White Township, with entertainment by Tom Hoover of Atomix Sounds DJ Service.
Katie is a graduate of Homer-Center High School. She received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Penn State University and a master’s degree in sport management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is currently obtaining a middle level math degree at IUP, employed as the advertising director at The Penn and is tutoring for the Evergreen Boys and Girls Club at Purchase Line High School.
Chad graduated from Homer-Center High School. He attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania and received a degree in MIS. He is employed as a senior programmer analyst at First Commonwealth in Indiana.
The couple resides in Homer City.