West — Elder

Trina Marie Elder and Matthew Charles West exchanged wedding vows on July 20, 2013 at Gates Wesleyan Church in Rochester, N.Y. Pastor Bradley Strange performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Mary Ann Bentz. Readings were by Kayla Hohl and Jessica Howes, both nieces of the groom. The bride was escorted by her father.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Elder of Rochester, N.Y. Her husband is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles West of South Dayton, N.Y.

The bride wore a strapless Alfred Angelo dress in white. The satin gown featured crystal beading, sequins, rhinestones, and a semi-cathedral train.

Trisha Elder, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jaclyn Kitto, Jennifer Kitto, Valerie Beckman, Madison Beckman and Kristina Thorpe. Flower girls were Paige Hohl and Lily Hohl, both nieces of the groom.

Best man was Brandon Feinen. Groomsmen were Norman Howes, Michael Frontuto, Tyler West, John Perry and Ryan Mcauley. Ring bearers were Noah Frontuto and Ayden Hohl, both nephews of the groom.

The bride is a graduate of Greece Arcadia High School, the State University at Fredonia with a degree in childhood inclusive education and is pursuing her master’s degree in literacy. Her husband is a graduate of Forestville High School and the State University at Fredonia with a degree in history. He is employed at Chautauqua Abstract Company in Mayville, N.Y.

They honeymooned in The Thousand Islands.

They are living in Cherry Creek, N.Y.