Christina Marie Dyckes and Bradley Joseph Mealy were married June 25, 2011, in the Garden Atrium of The Ambassador Center, Erie, Pa. The double-ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. William Green.
The bride is the daughter of John and Kathy Dyckes. The groom is the son of Daniel and Debra Mealy of Meadville, Pa.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore an ivory V-neck alencon lace gown, with rhinestone embellishments at the waistline. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of pink and peach roses, snapdragons and green hypericum berries.
Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Mealy
Serving as maid of honor was Jennifer Dyckes of Fredonia, sister of the bride. The matron of honor was Emma Williams of Rochester, childhood friend of the bride, who also was the wedding soloist. Bridesmaids included college friends of the bride Samantha Clawges of Erie, Whitney Nolan of Columbus, Pa., and Angela Creviston of Merrillville, Ind.; and Kristan Mealy of Meadville, Pa., sister of the groom. The bridesmaids wore sage green strapless, tea-length gowns with pockets. Flower girls were Joy and Jodi Muffett of Bettendorf, Iowa.
The best man was Jeremiah Naig of Omaha, Neb., graduate school friend of the groom. Groomsmen included Bryon Dyckes of Plainview, N.Y., brother of the bride; David Hugar of Erie, college friend of the groom; and Sean Amicucci of Erie, college friend of the groom.
The reception was held in the Hemingway Ballroom at The Ambassador Center, Erie.
The bride is a graduate of Fredonia High School and Gannon University, with a master's degree in physician assistant studies. She currently works at UPMC Hamot Women's Hospital as a physician assistant in the labor and delivery unit.
The groom is a graduate of Meadville Area Senior High School, graduated from Gannon University with a bachelor's in health science and recently graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic. He works as a chiropractor and is the owner of Gonstead Family Chiropractor of Erie.
The couple honeymooned in Negril, Jamaica. They reside in Erie.