STEUBENVILLE - Carrie D. Linn and Matthew C. Branchik were united in marriage at 1 p.m. on July 2 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Steubenville with Monsignor George Yontz officiating.
The bride is the daughter of William and Nancy Linn of Steubenville. The groom is the son of Lee and Renee Branchik of Stow.
The bride was escorted to the altar by her father. She wore a diamond white, silk and taffeta gown with a fitted midriff and a sabrina/bateau neckline.
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Branchik
Tiffany Borsch, cousin of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Melanie Linn, sister of the bride; Lauren Turner, sister of the groom; Liza Linn, sister-in-law of the bride; Jacqueline Milliken, cousin of the bride; and Angela Barrett, Sarah Brainard, Tara Cerni and Kristine Gasbarre.
Andrew and James Branchik served as their brother's best men. Groomsmen were Eric Linn, brother of the bride; and Michael Ellis, Ian Leister, Patrick Lowrey, Michael Roche, Vincent Spitalieri and Matthew Thomas.
Gia Cerni was the flower girl, and A.J. Borsch was the ring bearer.
A reception was held at Williams Country Club. The couple honeymooned in the Canadian Rockies and during a train trip to Vancouver, Canada.
The bride is a 1998 graduate of Catholic Central High School and a 2002 graduate of John Carroll University, where she received a bachelor's degree in psychology. She is employed in human resources at the Gateway Foundation.
The groom is a 1997 graduate of Stow-Munroe Falls High School and a 2002 graduate of John Carroll University, where he received a bachelor's degree in English literature. He is employed as a vice president of JP Morgan Chase Bank.
The couple live in Chicago.