Bender, Schmitt

Abrielle Lorraine Bender and Cristoper “Pec” Schmitt were united in marriage May 24 at 2 p.m. at Saint Joseph Cathedral, Wheeling, with the Rev. Dennis Schuelkens Jr. officiating. The bride was escorted by her father.

The bride is the daughter of Reed Bender and Sherry Bender of Wheeling.

The groom is the son of Robert Schmitt and the late Jennifer Schmitt of Belmont.

Autumn Bender served as maid of honor, and Stephen Schmitt served as best man. Other attendants were Joe Schmitt, Lauren Gnagey, Evan Bender, Claire Juszczak, Andrew Schmitt, Jessie Boardman, James Cross, Heidi Hamrick, Dr. Kevin Spiker and Amy Goggin.

Following the ceremony, a reception was held at Grand Vue Park banquet hall in Moundsville.

After a honeymoon cruise through Mexico, the couple will reside in Flushing.