Martin – Balint

Heather R. Martin and Troy J. Balint were married during a May 23, 2015, ceremony at the First Federated Church in North Jackson.

The Rev. Steve Spurlock of the First Baptist Church in Newton Falls officiated at the event. A reception was held following the ceremony at the Avalon Inn and Resort in Warren.

The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Maureen Martin of Newton Falls. Parents of the groom are Troy and Pam Balint, also of Newton Falls.

Caitlin Martin attended her sister as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Megan Lippe and Brooke Bobbey, cousins of the bride; Tristan Balint, sister of the groom; and Trissa Menendez, Sarah Neiss, Amber Graham and Shaylyn Bennett.

Performing the duties of best man for the groom was Aaron Spahlinger. Groomsmen included Chad Rankin, Dan Rankin, Frankie Dillon, Andrew Grunder, Michael Staunton, Ricky Cahalin and Aaron Kendall.

The new Mrs. Balint earned her doctorate degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and her undergraduate degree from Ohio University. She is a resident physician at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center.

Mr. Balint received his bachelor’s degree in education from Youngstown State University. He is employed as a fifth-grade math teacher at the Austintown Intermediate School.

Following a honeymoon to Jamaica, the couple resides in northeast Ohio.