Attorney Edward Olexa and Anne Marie Janus, both of Shavertown, Pa., celebrated their wedding on June 8, 2013, at the St. George Maronite Catholic Church in Wilkes-Barre.
Edward is a 1992 graduate of Hazleton High School, as well as a graduate of Penn State University and Syracuse University’s College of Law and Whitman School of Management. He is a local attorney who practices in Luzerne, Schuylkill and Carbon Counties in the areas of criminal defense and personal injury law. His primary offices are in Hazleton.
Anne Marie is a 2004 graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School, who is widely remembered in our area as a star field hockey player for both Wyoming Seminary and Wyoming Valley West. She attended the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She presently assists her new husband in his law practice, is a licensed realtor and is employed by Direct Energy as a sales representative.
Edward is the son of Dennis and Paula Olexa, Pardeesville. He is the grandson of Dolores Olexa and the late Edward Olexa and the late Rita Wersinger, all of Hazleton.
Anne Marie is the daughter of Dave and Theresa Janus, Dallas, Pa. She is the granddaughter of the late Anthony and Anne John, Wilkes-Barre, and of the late Margaret Janus, Plains Township.
Following the ceremony a dinner reception, hosted by the parents of the bride, was held at the Irem County Club, Dallas.
The couple recently returned from their honeymoon in New Orleans and Cruz Bay, U.S. Virgin Islands.