NEW WATERFORD - Jacklynn Danielle Ridzon became the bride of Ross Thomas Mercer, July 10, at East Fairfield United Methodist Church.
The bride is the daughter of Leonard and Cindy Ridzon, New Waterford.
The groom is the son of Craig and Joanne Mercer, Columbiana.
Jacklynn and Ross Mercer
Reverend Michael Namy officiated the 4:30 p.m. ceremony.
The bride, escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, wore a white halter ball gown with a beaded lace bodice and a cathedral train with intricate beading and lace applique. She carried a bouquet of purple hydrangeas, white lilies, and white roses.
Jessie Lanterman, North Royalton, served as the maid of honor in a floor length, purple chiffon dress. In matching gowns were bridesmaids Katie Ridzon, sister of the bride; Erin Neiheisel, Leetonia; Brooke Dilling, New Waterford; and Jennifer Grayson, Champaign, Ill. Megan O'Connell, cousin of the bride, served as the junior bridesmaid.
Ryan Mercer, Columbiana, served as the best man. Groomsmen were Scott Raschilla, New Waterford; Tim and Nick Ridzon, brothers of the bride; and Doug Wajda, Champaign, Ill. Chris Simmons, New Waterford, served as an usher.
Jenell Martin, Columbiana, presided at the guestbook. Shafica Kaleel, Canfield, sang before and during the ceremony.
The bride and groom arrived at the reception, attended by approximately 175 guests, in a horse-drawn carriage. The reception was held at the Links at Firestone Farms Banquet Center.
After a honeymoon in Topsail Island, N.C., the couple resides in Columbiana.
The rehearsal dinner was held at the Dutch Haus.