Anne Kathleen Lonsway and Bradley Charles Gaul were united in marriage at 1:30 p.m. June 2, 2018, in St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin. The Rev. Gary Walters and the Rev. Frank Murd were co-celebrants during the double-ring nuptial Mass. A reception at Camden Falls, Tiffin, followed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Mrs. Joseph Lonsway of Tiffin and the late Joseph Lonsway. The groom is the son of Ms. Martha Gaul of Mentor.
The groom met his bride mid-aisle and escorted her to the alter, where she was given in marriage by her mother. The bride wore an ivory strapless Waters gown with a sheer, diamond pattern, beaded netting overlay and a sweetheart neckline. Her single-tier veil was ivory with a rolled satin edge. She carried a spring bouquet of blush roses and sprigs of eucalyptus.
The bridesmaids wore knee-length navy satin strapless dresses with a chiffon overlay. They carried a smaller version of the bride’s bouquet. The junior bridesmaids wore knee length navy sleeveless dresses with a lace bodice and satin skirt with a chiffon overlay. The flower girls wore knee-length ivory lace sleeveless swing dresses. They all carried a nosegay of blush roses tied with a pink satin ribbon.
Serving as her sister’s matron of honor was Laura Lewis of Tiffin. Bridesmaids were Elizabeth Nye of Dublin and Karen Murphy of Tiffin, sisters of the bride, Amy Hunter of Galena, Andrea Ratica of Westlake and Michelle Ondrey of Westlake, all friends of the bride. Junior bridesmaids were Abigail and Caroline Lewis of Tiffin, nieces of the bride. Flower girls were Evelyn, Annabelle and Colette Murphy of Tiffin, nieces of the bride, Eleanor Lewis of Tiffin, niece of the bride and Ella Nye of Dublin, niece of the bride. Aaron Rankin of St. Louis, served as the groom’s best man. Groomsmen were Joshua Nye of Dublin, Shawn Murphy of Tiffin and Derek Lewis of Tiffin, all brothers-in-law of the bride, Jonathan Castleton of Chicago and Patrick Sweigert of Chicago, both friends of the groom. Joseph Nye of Dublin, served as the couple’s ring bearer. Offertory gifts were presented by Caroline Lewis and Colette Murphy, goddaughters of the bride.
The bride graduated from Columbian High School and Bowling Green State University. She is employed at Cunningham and Associates in Broadview Heights. The groom graduated from Lake Catholic High School and The University of Dayton. He is employed at OnShift in Cleveland.
The couple resides in Mentor, following a wedding trip to Napa Valley, California.