Kaitlyn Yahner, Nicholas Smith

Kaitlyn E. Yahner and Nicholas W. Smith were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site Park Amphitheater, Gallitzin.

The bride is the daughter of James and Doreen Yahner of Altoona.

The bridegroom is the son of David and Michelle Smith of Altoona.

Magisterial District Judge Paula M. Aigner performed the double-ring ceremony.

Deb Theys was violinist.

Readers were Thomas Damon, uncle of the bride, and Adam Baker, godfather of the bride.

The bride was given in marriage by her father.

Jenna Galati served as maid of honor.

Bridesmaids were Jenna and Alyssa Yahner, sisters of the bride; Jilian Smith, sister of the groom; Alyssa Rhone; Mandy Echard; and Olivia Vellone.

Josh Smith, brother of the groom, served as best man.

Groomsmen were Corey and Bradyn Yahner, brothers of the bride; Matt Massaro; Josh Wyandt; Kris Heffner and Nate Cecere.

The rehearsal dinner was held at the home of the couple in Altoona.

The reception was held at the Altoona Heritage Discovery Center.

Mrs. Smith is a 2012 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona, and a 2016 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of science degree in child development and family relations.

She is a foster care case worker for Adelphoi Village, Altoona.

Mr. Smith is a 2010 graduate of Altoona Area High School.

He is a postal carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.


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