Stella Louise Murphy and Michael Lynn Bowmaster, both of Jersey Shore, were united in marriage at 3 p.m. Saturday June 18, 2011.
Mayor Dennis Buttorff officiated at the ceremony held in Antes Fort.
The bride is the daughter of Christine and Ronnie Murphy Jr. of Antes Fort. She graduated from Jersey Shore Area High School in 2007 and received an Associate's Degree in Business Management from Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2010. She is employed by West Company as a molder.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Bowmaster
(Stella Louise Murphy)
The groom is the son of Anna and Irvin Bowmaster Jr. of Castanea. He graduated from Central Mountain High School in 2006 and received an Associate's Degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology with robotics and automation emphasis from Pennsylvania College of Technology in 2011. He is employed at First Quality as a control tech.
Maid of honor was Canda Murphy of Hughsville, aunt of the bride. Bridesmaids were Carol Bennett of Antes Fort, aunt of the bride; Melissa Myers of Jersey Shore, cousin of the bride; Faith Jeirles of Beeck Creek and Lisa Hamilton of Lock Haven. Flower girl was Kyra Myers of Jersey Shore, cousin of the bride. Ring bearer was Damian Bennett of Antes Fort, cousin of the bride
Best man was Irvin Bowmaster Jr. of Castanea, father of the groom.
Ushers were Boyd Bowmaster of Castanea, uncle of the groom; Floyd Baldwin of Lock Haven, grandfather of the groom; Gene Shade of Castanea, uncle of the groom; and Ronnie Murphy III of Antes Fort, brother of bride.
The couple is residing in Jersey Shore.