MINGO JUNCTION - The Gazebo at Hickory Lodge in Mingo Junction was the outdoor setting for the Oct. 8 wedding that united Elizabeth Anne Rawson and Joseph Francesco Caruso in marriage. The 3:30 pm ceremony was conducted by the Rev. Roger Wayne.
Escorted to the altar by her father and given in marriage by her parents, Cecil Edward and Cheryl Rawson of Follansbee, the bride chose a strapless matte satin gown with a cathedral length train adorned with lace, crystals and pearls. The gown was accented by a matching lace bolero jacket featuring butterfly sleeves. She carried a bouquet of white roses and greenery accented with handmade antique white silk roses.
The groom is the son of Frank and Lisa Caruso of Wellsburg.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Caruso
Stacy Caruso of Wellsburg, sister of the groom, served as maid of honor.
Serving as bridesmaids were Catalina Elia of West Palm Beach, Fla., Kristen Fetty of Weirton, and Amanda Shey and Alysha Ernest, both of Wellsburg.
David Rawson of Wellsburg, brother of the bride, served as best man.
Groomsmen included Aaron Charlton, Jonathon Schey, David Southall and Chance Walden, all of Wellsburg, and Edward Rawson of Follansbee, brother of the bride.
A reception followed at Hickory Lodge. The newlyweds honeymooned at The Sandels, Montego Bay, Jamaica.
The bride graduated from Brooke High School, West Virginia University and Tuskeegee University with a doctor of veterinary medicine degree.
She is a veterinarian with Banfield Pet Hospital at Pittsburgh Mills, Pa.
The groom is a candidate for graduation in June from Belmont College with a degree in civil engineering.
He is employed by RG Steel.
The couple reside in Aliquippa, Pa.