Lisa Merchant and Ronald Rohloff were united in marriage on Sept. 22, 2012 at 3 p.m. in a double-ring ceremony at Fredonia First United Methodist Church. The church's Rev. Stephen J. Wiggers and Pastor Doug Kibbe of Bemus Point United Methodist Church officiated the ceremony. Pianist Jeannine VanWey of Dunkirk, trumpeter Lisa Penharlow of Fredonia; and soloist Nakiya Peterkin of Rochester provided the music.
The bride is the daughter or Donald and Shelley Merchant of Sinclaireville.
The groom is the son of Ronald and Lucille Rohloff of Angola.
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Rohloff
The bride was escorted by her father. Her gown was a Galina Signature side-draped trumpet design with a high halter-style collar and button back detail. Her flowers were long stem, solid ivory, hand-tied roses.
She was attended by her matron of honor, Holly Yagger of Falconer, sister of the bride; and bridesmaids Susan Carr of Victor; Pam Panebianco of Jamestown; and Rebecca Lacy of Medina, all friends of the bride. The flower girl was Lauren Yagger of Falconer, niece of the bride.
The groom was attended by best man Richard Musso of Brocton, friend of the groom; and ushers Paul Dieteman of Silver Creek, friend of the groom; Matthew Yagger of Falconer, brother-in-law of the bride; and Timothy VanWey of Dunkirk, friend of the groom.
The reception was held at the White Inn in Fredonia.
The bride is a graduate of Cassadaga Valley High School, Genesee Community College and SUNY College at Brockport. She is currently employed by Lake Shore Central Schools as a personnel clerk.
The groom is a graduate of Frontier High School, Erie Community College and attended SUNY Fredonia. He is employed by Nestle Purina as a quality assurance analyst.
The newlyweds honeymooned in the Hawaiian Islands of Kaui and Maui.