Larisa Renee Ponzani and Matthew Allan Hissom were united in marriage on Oct. 5, 2013 at noon at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Bellaire with Father Dan Huesel officiating. The bride was escorted by her father.
Parents of the bride are Lisa and Gary Ponzani of Bellaire. Parents of the groom are Lynn (Dave Barr) and Joe (Linda) Hissom of Barnesville.
Kelsey Ponzani served as maid of honor. Ryan Powell served as best man. Other attendants were Rachael Ponzani, Tammy Doyle, Erica Booth, Lyndsay Kimbro, Jennifer Liberati, Aaron Corder, Ryan Morris, Matt Stephen, Brad McGee and Kyle Jones. Darby Jones was flower girl, and Jenner Liberati served as ring bearer.
A reception celebration was held at Undo’s in St. Clairsville.
The bride is a 2002 graduate of Bellaire High School. She attended Kent State University and Ohio University Eastern. She is employed as a coordinator for the Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services.
Her husband is a 1995 graduate of Barnesville High School and a 2001 graduate of Ohio University. He is employed at Barnesville High School as a science teacher.
After a honeymoon trip to Riviera Maya, the couple will reside in Barnesville.