Knowles, Lombardo united in marriage


Amanda Elizabeth Knowles and Michael Anthony Lombardo were united in marriage on April 7, 2018, at Saint Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Jospeh Elston.

The bride is the daughter of Leroy Knowles and the late Lisa Knowles, of Pittston. Amanda is the granddaughter of Barbara Rondomanski and the late Robert Rondomanski, of Dunmore, and Joann Vincent and the late Leroy Knowles, of Pittston.

The groom is the son of John Lombardo and Diane Raineri, of Pittston. Michael is the grandson of the late Matilda and Edward Raineri, of Nanticoke, and the late Mary and Patrick Lombardo, of Pittston.

Amanda was escorted down the aisle by her father. She chose her best friend, Brianna Yonushka, as maid of honor.

The groom chose his brother, John Lomabrdo, as best man.

An evening reception was held at Mount Carmel Hall in Pittston.

Mrs. Lombardo is a 2007 graduate of Pittston Area High School and a 2012 graduate of King’s College, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary and special education. She also earned her Master of Education in reading. She is employed as a special education teacher at the Pittston Area School District.

Mr. Lombardo is a 2005 graduate of Pittston Area High School and a 2009 graduate of King’s College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in history and secondary education. He is employed by

The couple honeymooned in Aruba. They currently reside in Pittston.