Tonacchio — Slanchik

WEIRTON – Erin Michelle Tonacchio and Bryan James Slanchik were united in marriage on May 23 during a 1:30 p.m. ceremony at St. Joseph the Worker Church in Weirton. The Rev. Manuel Gelido officiated the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Domenick and Muriel Tonacchio of Weirton. The groom is the son of Frank and Susan Slanchik of Follansbee.

The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a strapless, sweetheart neckline gown embellished with crystals and carried a bouquet of white calla lilies with purple accent.

Alexis Mahoney of Moon Township, Pa., sister of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Amber Tonacchio of Oakdale, Pa., sister of the bride; Emily Tonacchio of Oakdale, sister of the bride; Nicole Corwell of Oakdale, cousin of the bride; Julie Harvey of Weirton; Brianne Pietro of Weirton; Kasey Marino of Follansbee; and Michelle Klick of Wellsburg.

Justin Slanchik of Follansbee served as his brother’s best man. Groomsmen were Bill Marino of Pittsburgh, cousin of the groom; George Slanchik of Follansbee, cousin of the groom; Joe Mahoney of Moon Township, brother-in-law of the bride; Vinnie Cicchirillo of Austin, Texas; Brad Ciccolella of Pittsburgh; Matt Cuomo of Pittsburgh; Greg Jordanoff of Pittsburgh; Joe Mirasola of Weirton; and Brian Pietro of Weirton.

Sophia Kostraba of North Olmstead, Ohio, cousin of the bride, and Victoria Corwell, cousin of the bride, were the flower girls. Dominic Pietro and Anthony Pietro of Weirton were the ring bearers.

A reception was held at the Pittsburgh Airport Mariott in Coraopolis. Following the reception, the couple honeymooned at Beaches Turks and Caicos.

The bride is 2002 graduate of Weir High School and a 2007 graduate of West Liberty University with a bachelor of arts degree. She is employed by Cigna Health Care in Pittsburgh.

The groom is a 1998 graduate of Brooke High School, a 2002 graduate of West Virginia University with a bachelor of science degree in management information systems and in 2007 earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Robert Morris University of Moon Township, Pa. He is employed as an accountant with TIGG, LLC. in Oakdale.

The couple reside in Pittsburgh.