Kristin Russo and Joshua Claypoole exchanged wedding vows on June 1, 2013, at Ss. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Church. Father Dennis Mende performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Zane Franco, soloist, Tim Strum, soloist and Donna Gatz, organist. Readers were Jarred Ristau and Katie Russo.
The bride is the daughter of Michael and Cheryl Russo of Jamestown, N.Y., and the granddaughter of Joann Walentynowicz and Sunny Russo. Her husband is the son of John and Carrie Claypoole of Clymer, N.Y., and the grandson of Glenn and Dorothy Claypoole and Floyd Merica.
Bianca Heilman was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Courtney Russo, Madison Russo, Elizabeth Nowell, Margaret Mims, Bridget Wagner, Jennifer Bentley and Kaitlin Watchey.
Photo by Robyn Kibbe
MR. AND MRS. JOSHUA CLAYPOOLE
Best man was Jeremy Claypoole. Ushers were Andrew Russo, Alex Maleski, James Van Eryden, Andrew Powell, Joshua Babcock, Zachary Hartzell, Noah Hartzell, Ben Ransdell and Andrew Liuzzo.
Master and mistress of ceremony were Matthew Russo and Patricia Ristau, Godparents of the bride.
The bride earned a Bachelor of Science from Ithaca College. Her husband earned an associate degree from Jamestown Community College.
They honeymooned in Montreal, Canada.
They are living in Austin, Texas.