Ashley Sue Hamilton and Sean Michael Cook were married Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009 at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, Pa. Officiating for the evening ceremony was Pastor Matthew J. Deal.
Matron of honor was Holli Hamilton Lindsey of San Francisco, Calif., sister of the bride. The bride's attendant was Emily Hamilton of Westfield, also sister of the bride. Tyson Cook of Somerset, Pa., served as best man for his brother. The groom's attendant was Allison Cook of Pittsburgh, sister of the groom. Taylor Cook of Somerset, niece of the groom, served as the flower girl.
A cocktail hour and wedding dinner for 25 guests was held at Jackson's Restaurant in Pittsburgh following the ceremony.
Ashley Sue Hamilton and Sean Michael Cook
Parents of the couple are Jim and Karel Hamilton of Westfield, and Jeff and the late Amy Cook of Somerset. Attending from Great Valley, N.Y., were grandparents of the bride, Floyd and Sue Beeles. The groom's grandparents, George and Eva Cook, and Irene Evans, all of Somerset, were also in attendance.
The bride is a 2000 graduate of Westfield Academy and Central School. She received a bachelor of science in elementary education from Robert Morris University in 2004, as well as a master's degree in instructional leadership in 2005. She is employed by Montessori Children's Community as a head teacher in the lower elementary classroom.
The groom graduated from Somerset High School in 1999. He received a bachelor of science in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007. He is employed as an engineer at Applied Control Engineering in Pittsburgh.
The newlyweds reside in Moon Township, Pa.