2013-03-28 / Family

Tritt – Chilcote United In Marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Tritt Mr. and Mrs. Alan Tritt Leslie Marie Chilcote and Alan Craig Tritt were unite din holy matrimony July 28, 2012, at 3 p.m., during a beautiful outdoor ceremony held at Whispering Pines, Carlisle.

The bride is the daughter of Bill and Ann Chilcote of Hustontown. The groom is the son of Ike and Pat Tritt of Boiling Springs.

Pastor Jon Hand of Engage Community Church of Carlisle officiated at the double-ring ceremony. Wedding music was provided by Gary and Paula Dorrell, uncle and aunt of the groom, and by Tanner de Bien, friend of the bride and groom.

Beaded accents enhanced the beautiful floorlength, strapless A-line gown. The sweetheart neckline, fitted bodice and chapel train were complimented with several tiers of sheer ruffles. The bride wore her mother’s cathedral length lace veil as her “something old” item. She carried a bouquet of cascading wildflowers with a sprig of her Grandmother Dayhoff’s favorite flower, lily of the valley.

Megan Curfman, friend of the bride, was maid of honor. Jen Heagy, friend of the bride, served as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Elisha Feight, Allison Fraker, Meghan Snyder, Cecile Banas, Emily Norcross and Sabrina Rude, friends of the bride. They wore purple knee-length, one-shoulder dresses and carried wildflower bouquets.

Kevin Tritt, brother of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Matt French, Bill Barnett, Mark Wonders, Jim Statler, David Heffner, friends of the groom, and Shawn Chilcote and Michael Chilcote, brothers of the bride. Dylan Ramper and Jackson Chilcote, nephews of the bride, served as ushers. Ringbearer was Tristan Chilcote, nephew of the bride. The groomsmen, ushers and ringbearer wore matching white shirts, gray Dockers and purple ties.

Flowergirls were Kelsi and Averi Chilcote, nieces of the bride. They wore matching cream-colored dresses with small, purple flower accents. Guestbook attendants were Chrissy and Rachel Wampler, cousins of the groom. The bride, her father, the ringbearer and flowergirls arrived at the wedding ceremony in a horse-drawn carriage.

Rustic elegance greeted the wedding guests at the Whispering Pines banquet hall. The bride incorporated many vintage items to decorate in memory of her grandparents and her love of nature. Each table was decorated with a wood-burned base to share a special message from the bride and groom. Votive candles and blue Mason jars filled with wildflowers topped each wooden centerpiece. A memory table, photo booth, slideshow and other special choices provided lots of fun activities for the guests as they helped Leslie and Alan celebrate their special day.

The bride, a graduate of Forbes Road High School, received her bachelor’s degree from University of Maryland at Baltimore County and a double master’s degree from University of Phoenix. She is employed by the Carlisle School District as a biology teacher.

The groom, a graduate of Boiling Springs High School, received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Millersville University. He is employed as the sports director at the Carlisle YMCA.

After a honeymoon trip to the Dominican Republic, the couple resides at their home in Carlisle.

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