Gina Merritts, Jack Ross III

Gina M. Merritts and Jack B. Ross III were united in marriage on June 3 at Our Lady of Mount Caramel Catholic Church, Altoona.

The bride is the daughter of Ronald “Gene” and Yvonne Merritts, both of Altoona.

The bridegroom is the son of Jack Jr. and Marina Ross of Altoona.

Father Frank Scornaienchi, T.O.R., performed the ceremony.

Alyssa Adams was the soloist and James Dengler was the organist.

Readers were Douglas and Kimberly Merritts, brother and sister-in-law of the bride.

David Francis II and Lisa McClellan, brother and sister of the groom, served as gift bearers.

The bride was given marriage by her father.

Marisa Bertani served as maid of honor, and Ashly Daugherty was the matron of honor.

Bridesmaids were Rachel Boyle and Stefani Harchak.

Taylor Lazzell served as best man.

Groomsmen were Spencer Wharton, Carl Kapfhammer and Ryan Mason.

The reception was held at the United Veterans Association Club, Altoona.

The rehearsal dinner took place at Marzoni’s Brick Oven & Brewing Co., Greenwood.

The couple took a honeymoon trip to Ocean City, Md.

They live in Altoona.

Mrs. Ross is a 2011 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona, and a 2016 graduate of Penn State Altoona with a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

She is a registered nurse case manager for Home Nursing Agency, Altoona.

Mr. Ross is a 2010 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School and a 2014 graduate of Penn State Altoona with a bachelor of communications degree.

He is a product manager at The Hite Co., Altoona.