February 17. 2013 10:07AM
Allison Nicole Estright and Dr. Joseph Stanley Bednash were united in marriage on June 16, 2012, in a double-ring ceremony at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, State College, by the Rev. Matthew Baum.
The bride is the daughter of Brian and Catherine Estright, Hollidaysburg, Pa.
The groom is the son of Stanley and Sheryl Bednash, Dallas, Pa.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose Megan Somers and Anna Sowash as her maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Maria Yeager, sister of the groom, and C. Bridget DuBrey.
Steven Bagnull was the best man. Stephen Estright, brother of the bride; Douglas Yeager, brother-in-law of the groom; and Christopher Abell and Corey Hine were groomsmen. Luke DuBrey was the ring bearer.
Maria Yeager and Dustin Bednarz were soloists. Ryan Stralo was pianist. Christopher Wall, cousin of the bride, and Andrew Shumlas, cousin of the groom, were lectors.
An evening cocktail hour and dinner reception were held at Toftrees Resort, State College. The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom's parents at the American Ale House, State College.
The bride is a 2004 graduate of Hollidaysburg Area High School and a 2008 graduate of Juniata College with a bachelor's degree in education. She is employed with Family Foundations Early Head Start.
Dr. Bednash is a 2004 graduate of Dallas High School, a 2007 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor's degree in biology and a 2012 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is an internal medicine resident at UPMC, Pittsburgh.
The couple honeymooned in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. They happily reside in Pittsburgh, Pa.