STEUBENVILLE - Erika M. Pace, formerly of Steubenville, and Benjamin Siefke of Alliance were united in marriage on Sept. 1 at Holy Family Church in Steubenville. Monsignor Gerald Calovini officiated for the 1:30 p.m. nuptials.
The bride is the daughter of Maria White of Richmond and Michael Pace of Steubenville.
The groom is the son of Brad and Sheri Siefke of Alliance.
Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Siefke
Escorted to the altar by her father, the bride wore a beaded champagne color gown with an overlay of lace, empire waist, capped sleeves and a chapel-length veil accend for beads. She carried a bouquet of orchids and mini calla lilies.
Kayla M. Pace of Steubenville served as her sister's maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Jamie Pace of Tampa, Fla., sister of the bride; Melissa Fletcher of Mingo Junction; Suzanne Welce of Cincinnati; and Hayley Young of Alliance.
Evan Siefke of Alliance served as his brother's best man. Groomsmen were Peter Wearstler of Alliance; Steve Cabassa of Alliance; Ryan Norquist of Cleveland; and Matt Salle of Columbus.
Liz Flanigan and Josie Flanagan, both of Cincinnati, served as flowergirl and ringbearer, respectively.
A reception followed at the Weirton Knights of Columbus. The couple honeymooned in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
The bride is a 2007 graduate of Catholic Central High School who earned her bachelor's degree in biology from Mount Union in 2011. She graduated in 2012 from Walsh's accelerated nursing program, passed her nursing boards and will be accepting a position with Akron General Hospital.
The groom is a 2007 graduate of Alliance High School who graduated in 2011 from Walsh with a bachelor's degree in marketing. He is a sales representative with Verizon Wireless in Alliance.
The couple are making their home in Alliance.