Alyssa Wilson, Paul Carpenter II
Alyssa Wilson and Paul Carpenter II were united in marriage at 1:30 p.m. Aug 11 at First Baptist Church, Altoona.
The bride is the daughter of Samuel and Nancy Wilson of Altoona.
The bridegroom is the son of Paul and Terry Carpenter of Harleysville.
Pastor Tyler Pepper performed the double ring ceremony.
Eileen Ericsson, aunt of the groom, was organist. John Ericsson, cousin of the groom, was violinist, and Paul Mazzenga played guitar.
Vocalists were Karinne Grabowski, cousin of the groom; Megan Marcaurelle-Jones; Carol Mitchell and Matthew Latini.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Rachael Love, sister of the bride, was matron of honor.
Bridesmaids were Amanda Johnston, Carol Mitchell, Courtney Gilmer, Megan Marcaurelle-Jones, Brittany Hileman, Emma Wagner, Katie Frentz and Susan Underkoffler.
Flower girls were MacKenzie Guido, Kaleigh Haines, Alexa Haines, Tessa O’Keefe, Kylie Weamer, Cierra Shoop, Adrianna Shoop, Breann Shoop, Micaylee Duey and Zenovia Duey.
Nathaniel Carpenter, brother of the groom, served as best man.
Groomsmen were Brian Carpenter, brother of the groom; Bob Nyce; Steve Pyle; Paul Mazzenga; Don Herman; Jason Krom; Jarred Haines and Wesley Cole.
Daniel Carpenter, nephew of the groom, was the ring-bearer.
The reception took place at Altoona Heritage Discovery Center.
The rehearsal dinner took place at Jethro’s, Altoonag.
The couple took a wedding trip to Playa Mujeres, Mexico.
They live in Altoona.
Mrs. Carpenter is a 2006 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 2010 graduate of Penn State University, University Park, with a bachelor’s degree in elementary and kindergarten education.
She is a teacher at Foot of Ten Elementary School, Duncansville.
Mr. Carpenter is a 1999 graduate of Souderton Area High School and a 2004 graduate of Temple University, Philadelphia, with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
He is employed by Lamar Advertising, Duncansville.