Jessica Lynn Eggleston and Ryan Marshall Yonkie were united in marriage on April 21, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Dunkirk.
The bride is the daughter of Robert Eggleston of Dunkirk and the late Elizabeth Eggleston. The groom is the son of John and Christine Yonkie of Stockton and Charles and Claudia Coniglio of Fredonia.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a white organza gown, embellished with alencon lace, lavish beadwork, sweetheart neckline and a cathedral train. She carried a bouquet of daisies, white gerbera daisies, hydrangeas and Eskimo roses.
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Yonkie
Maid of honor was Avis Lyons of Forestville, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Rochelle Clark of Indiana, sister of the groom; Christine Eggleston of Dunkirk, cousin of the bride; Denise Michalak and Laurie Dolce of Dunkirk, friends of the bride. Junior bridesmaids were Kassidy Clark, Kayla Clark and Krista Clark of Indiana, nieces of the groom. They all wore floor-length, pool-colored gowns of various styles.
Best man was Jason Goss of Dunkirk, friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Mark Nero of Dunkirk, Andrew Bohn of Dunkirk, Anthony Leva of Massachusetts and Gregory Hughes of New York, all friends of the groom. Ring bearer was Austin Clark of Indiana, nephew of the groom.
A reception followed at the Dunkirk Moose Lodge.
The bride is a 1997 graduate of Jamestown Business College and a 2008 graduate of Jamestown Community College. She is employed by Walmart as a customer service manager. The groom is a 2000 graduate of SUNY Fredonia and a 2009 graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM). He is employed by Walmart as a pharmacist.
The couple took a cruise to the Bahamas for their honeymoon. They are living in Dunkirk.