Spece – Bertugli
Angela Bertugli and Gabriel Spece were united in marriage August 10, 2012, in St. Hugh Roman Catholic Church, with the Rev. John Bauer officiating the 3 p.m. ceremony.
The bride’s parents are Emilia Durigon Bertugli of Rices Landing and the late Remo C. Bertugli. Her grandparents are Remo E. Bertugli of Rices Landing, the late Margaret Bertugli, Livero Durigon of LaBelle and the late Pierina (Kay) Durigon.
Parents of the bridegroom are William G. Spece of Thompsontown and Judith Spece-Wright of Mifflintown. His grandparents are Terry and Lawanda Spece of Ickesburg, Barb Spece of McAlisterville, John and Betty Lou Zarkovich of McAlisterville and the late James Worrall.
The bride was given in marriage by her mother.
Matron of honor for her sister was Deborah West of Wysox. Bridesmaids were Brittany Bloam of St. Marys, Ashley Sheaffer of Brockway and Madeline Snyder of Jefferson, cousin of the bride. Flower girl was Katherine West of Wysox, niece of the bride.
Best man was the groom’s brother, Nicholas Spece of Thompsontown. Ushers were Jay Varner of Batesville, Va., Lucas Sheaffer of Richfield, cousin of the groom; and John Esh of Mifflintown.
Readers were Olivia Smith, aunt of the bride; Nate Fieman, cousin of the groom; and Bonnie Mylan, aunt of the bride.
Vocalist was Erika Musselman of McAlisterville.
A reception was held at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Jefferson-Morgan Junior/Senior High School; a 2005 graduate of Washington & Jefferson College, earning a bachelor’s degree; a 2007 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, earning an MPA; and a 2011 graduate of Widener University School of Law, earning a Juris Doctor. She is a research associate with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
The groom is a 1999 graduate of Juniata High School and a 2003 graduate of Susquehanna University, earning a bachelor’s degree. He is executive director with the state House of Representatives.
The newlyweds took a honeymoon trip to Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla., and make their home in LeMoyne.