Mallory Marie Zoeller and Robert Joseph Hudak were united in marriage on July 13, 2013, at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish at St. Aloysius Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., by Monsignor Donald McAndrews.
The bride is the daughter of Joseph and Lucille Zoeller, Hanover Township. She is the granddaughter of the late Edward and Florence Pavia, Nanticoke, and the late Louis and Ann Zoeller, Wilkes-Barre.
The groom is the son of Thomas and Dorothy Hudak, Hanover Township. He is the grandson of the late Theresa and Joseph Hudak, Hanover Township, and the late Cecilia and Frank Santey, Sugar Notch.
The bride was escorted down the aisle and given in marriage by her father. She chose her two best friends Jaime Baldoni and Amanda Alberola, to be her maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Karen Bly, friend of the bride; Dannielle Stoodt, sister of the groom; Talia Leggieri, friend of the bride; and Madison Partlow, cousin of the bride. Flower girls, both goddaughters of the groom, were Hailey Hudak and Alexis Hudak.
The groom chose his brother, Michael Hudak, as his best man. Groomsmen were Dr. Jason Zoeller, brother of the bride; Andrew Hudak, brother of the groom; Hank Turchanik, friend of the groom; Ryan Hullihan, friend of the groom; and Andrew Hudak Jr., nephew of the groom. The ring bearer, nephew of the groom, was Maximilian Wingate.
Readings were given by Leigh Ann Wingate and Jessica Souchick, sisters of the groom. Offertory gifts were presented by Sandra Marcella and Carl Swentner, godparents of the bride.
An evening cocktail hour and reception were held at the Woodlands Inn and Resort, Wilkes-Barre, hosted by the parents of the bride. The New York Times Band played live throughout the reception.
The bride was also honored at a bridal shower hosted by the mother of the bride and her bridesmaids at Andy’s River Road, Plains Township. A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the groom at Andy’s River Road, Plains Township.
Mallory is a 2005 graduate of Bishop Hoban High School. She attended Wilkes University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education in 2009. She also earned her master’s degree in middle school mathematics from Wilkes University in 2012 and a second master’s degree from King’s College in curriculum and instruction in 2013. She is a sixth-grade mathematics teacher in the Hanover Area School District.
Robert is a 1999 graduate of Hanover Area Jr.-Sr. High School. He attended Bloomsburg University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 2003. In 2011, he also earned his degree in special education from King’s College. He is a special education teacher in the Hazleton Area School District.
Mallory and Robert honeymooned for seven days in the Riviera Maya, Mexico, where they stayed at the Secrets Silversands Resort. The couple, who have been together for five years, recently purchased a house in Mountain Top, Pa., to begin their journey together as a married couple.