Ashley Mary Abers and Lt. Daniel Kelly Byrne exchanged wedding vows on June 22, 2013, at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. Father Jay Kersten, U.S. Navy chaplain, performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Susan and John Abers of Kennedy, N.Y. Her husband is the son of Susan and Mark Byrne of Cincinnati, Ohio.
The bride wore a white A-line chapel length dress.
Photo by Adam Skoczylas
LT. AND MRS. DANIEL KELLY BYRNE
Arrin Abers was maid of honor. Matron of honor was Holly Maynard. Bridesmaids were Allison Kuhn, Chelsea Walker and Angela Byrne. Junior bridesmaid was Megan Lindquist. Flower girl was Ada Abers.
Best men was Mark Byrne and William Byrne. Ushers were Frank Dore, Tyler Marshburn and Marty Bauer. Ring bearer was Joseph Federle.
Master and mistress of ceremonies were Jon Lushenko and Erin Connolly.
The bride earned a bachelor's degree in early childhood education and a master's degree in elementary reading and literacy education. She is employed as a pre-kindergarten teacher. Her fiance earned a Bachelor of Science at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and a master's degree in professional studies at Maryland University. He is serving with the U.S. Navy.