Laura Collins, Mark Long

Laura J. Collins and Mark E. Long were married at 2 p.m. Aug. 27 in Hollsopple.

The bride is the daughter of F. Nancy Gordon of Cairnbrook and the late Thomas R. Gordon Sr.

The bridegroom is the son of Ernest and Donna Long of Altoona.

Cleo Carr officiated the garden wedding.

Ceremony music was handled by Rich Berkey.

Bridesmaids were Renee Geibig, cousin of the bride, and Claudine Berkey.

Groomsmen were Robert Laraia, uncle of the groom, and Gavin Geibig.

The couple’s puppy, Clover, was walked down the aisle by Devin Whistler, great-nephew of the bride.

Ushers were Bob Boston, Bob Holland and Tom “Turtle” Smith.

An outdoor reception followed the ceremony.

After honeymooning in Maine, the couple reside in Hollsopple.

Mrs. Long is activity coordinator at Richland Woods Assisted Living, Johnstown.

Mr. Long is employed in the maintenance department for the Altoona Area School District.