Michelle Gentile and Ryan Rappach were united in marriage during a wedding ceremony held Oct. 9, 2010, at St. James Catholic Church in Warren. Officiating the ceremony was the Rev. Charles Crumbley.
The bride was presented in marriage by her grandfather, Eugene Gentile.
A reception was held following the ceremony at Alberini's Restaurant in Niles.
Ryan and Michelle Rappach
The bride is the daughter of Pamela Johnson of Howland. Parents of the groom are Randall and Pamela Rappach of Howland.
Carly Sekerak attended her cousin as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Caroline Henneman, cousin of the bride, and Courtney Rappach, sister of the groom.
Performing the duties of best man for the groom was Keith Smith. Groomsmen included Jeff Hyde and Matthew Johnson, brother of the bride. Michael Gentile, cousin of the bride, was a junior usher, and Eric Henneman, cousin of the bride, was the ring bearer.
The new Mrs. Gentile Rappach is board-certified in paramedical aesthetics as an advanced clinical skin care specialist. She is also an ambassador against animal cruelty.
Mr. Rappach received a degree in electrical engineering technology. He is serving in the U.S. Coast Guard.