Rachel Jean Eckman Barley and Matthew Denny Becker were united in marriage June 9, 2012, in First Presbyterian Church, Beaver Falls, with Pastor Chris Noyes officiating the 3:30 p.m. ceremony.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Russell and Colleen Barley of Chippewa Township. Her grandparents are John and Marjorie Barley of Beaver Falls and the late James and Melba Eckman.
The bridegroom’s parents are James and Christina Becker of Washington. His grandparents are the late John Lawrence and Sara Jane Becker and the late Fred and Virginia Western.
Maid of honor for her sister was Anna Barley of Beaver Falls. Bridesmaids were Dr. Madelyn Barley of Newport News, Va., sister-in-law of the bride; Jenny Lee Wagner of Pittsburgh, cousin of the bride; Shelly Oleskowitz of Coopersburg, cousin of the bride; Lynnsey Winkle of Beaver Falls, cousin of the bride; d Jeanetta Harper and Alaina Swogger, both of Beaver Falls.
Flower girls were Madison Runkles and Parker Blue Baxter, niece of the groom.
Best man was Tom Gifford of Enola. Ushers were Stephen Becker of Washington, brother of the groom; Dr. JR Barley of Newport News, Va., brother of the bride; Josh Walker of Richmond, Va.; Tom Meskey of Newport News, Va.; Dave Nahn of Linwood, N.J;. and Scott Powers of New Haven, Conn.
Ring bearers were Connor Becker and Sean Williams, nephews of the groom.
Readers were Dr. JR Barley and Kimberly Becker Smadja.
Vocalists were Rebecca Brunetta and Lindsey Porter. Michael Porter was a vocalist and guitarist, and Marilynn Howard was organist.
A reception was held at the Berkshire.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Blackhawk High School and a 2007 graduate of Bradford School, where she is employed.
The groom is a 2001 graduate of Washington High School and a 2007 graduate of Penn State University, where he earned a degree in kinesiology. He is employed by the Sewickley Valley YMCA.
The newlyweds took a honeymoon trip to Stowe, Vt.
Becker – Barley