Emily Vasilchek | James Hicks
Emily Rae Vasilchek, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Vasilchek of Lowellville, and James Justin Hicks, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Hicks of Bedford, Ohio, were united in marriage May 29 at St.Michael Byzantine Catholic Church.
Monsignor Victor Romza and the Rev. Basil Marchak officiated at the 1:30 p.m. ceremony, and the couple greeted guests during a reception at the church hall. After a wedding trip to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, they live in Newton Falls.
The bride’s A-line white satin halter-style gown was enhanced with beaded lace and featured a chapel train.
Watermelon pink gowns were worn by the bride’s sister and honor attendant, Sarah Vasilchek, and the bridesmaids, Monika Vasilchek, Jen Ramsey, Kim Ramsey, Carly Foster, Nicole Robenolt and Tiffany Morales, her cousins. White gowns were worn by the bride’s cousin Mia Morales and the groom’s cousin Kaitlyn Hicks, the flower girls.
Jacob Hicks performed the duties of best man for his brother and groomsmen were John Vasilchek, the bride’s brother; Dustin Wright; Bobby Wysocki; and Devin Conklin, Jarrod Hicks and Christian Hicks, the groom’s cousins. Ring bearer was his cousin Andrew Hicks.
Mrs. Hicks graduated from Case Western Reserve University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing. She works locally in pediatric primary care as a pediatric nurse practitioner.
Mr. Hicks is employed by United Parcel Service and is the owner of a landscaping company.