Samantha Kittle and Ryan Stevens were united in marriage August 18, 2012, in Heinz Chapel, with Vern Piscitelli officiating the 6:30 p.m. ceremony.
The bride’s parents are Greg and Faith Kittle of Simpson, W.Va., and Bobbi and Frank Kellerman of Shinnston, W.Va. Her grandparents are Ed and Helen Harbert of Bridgeport, W.Va., Ruby Kittle of Simpson and the late Donald Kittle.
The bridegroom’s parents are Mark Stevens of Tinton Falls, N.J., and Marilyn Stevens of Houston. His grandparents are the late Walter and Bernice Stevens and the late William and Dorothy Patsch.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents.
Maid of honor for her sister was Hillary Kittle of Phillipi, W.Va. Bridesmaids were Paige Kittle of Shinnston, sister of the bride, and Johnna Deco of Piedmont, Ohio, cousin of the groom. Flower girl was Aubrey Arabia, cousin of the groom.
Best man was Greg Stevens of Canonsburg, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Jordon Bowmaster of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Allen Kittle of Simpson, brother of the bride. Ring bearer was the bride’s cousin, Evan Hart.
Reader was Melissa Arabia, cousin of the groom.
A reception was held at Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh.
The bride is a 2006 graduate of Grafton High School, Grafton, W.Va., and a 2010 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, W.Va. She is a student at Indiana University, Richmond, Ind.
The groom is a 2003 graduate of Chartiers-Houston High School; a 2007 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College; and a 2011 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. He is employed by Kmart as a pharmacist in Richmond.
The newlyweds took a honeymoon trip to Disney World, Fla., and make their home in Richmond.
Stevens – Kittle