Gloria B. Almquist and Dr. Les ''Tony'' Shull exchanged wedding vows on Nov. 6, 2010, at Zion Covenant Church, Jamestown, N.Y. The Rev. Rick Miller performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Brian Bogey, organist, Richard Lundquist, trumpeter, and Brian Kontes, vocalist. Reading was by the Rev. Warren Hollertz. The bride was escorted by Wally Almquist, her brother-in-law.
The bride is the daughter of the late Carl and Marian Benson. Her husband is the son of the late Dr. Les and Virginia Shull
Mary Almquist, sister-in-law of the bride, was matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Gloria Udarbe and Darien Kontes.
DR. AND MRS. LES ‘‘TONY’’ SHULL
Groomsmen were James Gray, Dr. Guillermo Udarbe and Ben Zappa.
The bride is a graduate of North Park University in Chicago, Ill., and received a Master of Music Education from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. She is retired from Ridgway Area School District where she was director of the elementary music program. She is currently the director of the Concert Choir of Elk County and teaches privately. Her husband received his Bachelor of Science of art education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, his MEd of art education and MEd in adminstration from Penn State University and his DEd from Nov University. He retired as principal of Ridgway Area High School.
They are living in Ridgway, Pa.