Bruney, Kontras

Ashley Patricia Bruney and Luke Robert Kontras were united in marriage Nov. 30, 2013 at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling by the Rev. William Webster.

Parents of the bride are David and Cheryl Bruney of Martins Ferry. Parents of the groom are William and Denise Kontras of London, Ohio.

Stefanie Leonard served as the maid of honor. Jesse Kontras served as the best man. Other attendants were Heather Millican, Amber Bruney, Natalie Zambori, Holly Diakandru, Nick Millican, Zac Bruney, Trevor Bruney, Calen Bowshier, and Zach Wurschmidt. Maria Millican served as the flower girl.

A reception was held at the White Palace Ballroom in Wheeling.

The bride graduated from Martins Ferry High School and earned her bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and her master’s degree from Kent State University. She is employed at The Ohio State University as a graduate program coordinator.

Her husband graduated from Bishop Ready High School and earned his bachelor’s degree from The University of Mount Union and his doctorate degree from The University of Dayton. He is employed as a physical therapist at Memorial Hospital in Marysville, Ohio.

Following a honeymoon to the Florida Keys, the couple resides in West Jefferson, Ohio.