Weckesser Hall on the campus of Wilkes University was the setting on June 23, 2012, for the wedding of Melanie O’Donnell Mickelson and Christopher Wade.
The bride is the daughter of Gerald and Beverly Opsitos O’Donnell, Exeter.
The groom is the son of Sharon Baker Wade, Carbondale, and the late Frank J. Wade.
Kathleen Moran Houlihan, Larksville, was matron of honor. Michael Wade, Brooklyn, N.Y., was best man for his brother. Georgia Olivia Wade, Roslyn, niece of the groom, was flower girl.
Magistrate Sean P. McGraw officiated at the 5 p.m. ceremony, with a reception following.
The bride is a graduate of Wyoming Area High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in English and communications from Wilkes University, as well as a master’s degree in English from SUNY Binghamton. She is the vice president, Enrollment Services at Wilkes University.
The groom is a graduate of St. Rose High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and certification in secondary education/social studies from the University of Scranton, as well as an AOS in mortuary science from the Simmons Institute of Funeral Service, Syracuse, N.Y. He is a social studies teacher in Forest City Regional School District and remains as supervisor of the Edward A. Wade Funeral Home, Carbondale.
The couple honeymooned in Mexico. They reside in Dickson City.