Gresham-Blaine

Gresham ~ Blaine

Caitlin Marie Blaine and Kenneth Shea Gresham were united in marriage on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Barn on Enchanted Acres in Dennison, Ohio. Mr. Justin Kaye, a close friend of the bride and groom who introduced them, officiated the ceremony. Following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was hosted by the bride's parents at the wedding venue. On the eve of the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the groom at the Canal Tavern of Zoar in Bolivar, Ohio. The groom's parents later hosted a marriage celebration at their home in Waco, Texas.
The bride is the daughter of Terry and Kevin Blaine of Newark, Ohio, and the granddaughter of Loyce Bonner. Caitlin is a 2007 graduate of Newark Catholic High School and a 2012 graduate of Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio with a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. She is a preschool teacher for Mercy Neighborhood Ministry of Philadelphia.
The groom is the son of Pat and Barbara Gresham of Waco and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bailey of Stephenville. Shea is a 2005 graduate of Waco High School and a 2016 graduate of Case Western Reserve University with a PhD in Biomedical Physiology. He is completing a post-doctoral research fellowship at Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine in Philadelphia.
The bride was presented in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father. She wore a strapless tulle ivory ball gown adorned with sequined lace and featuring a chapel train. The bride carried a bouquet of silver and ivory brooches intertwined with pearls, tulle from the wedding dress of the bride's mother, and lace from the wedding dress of the groom's mother. Her bouquet included pictures of her late grandparents. Matron of honor was Kaelyn Zielinski, and maid of honor was Karen Wagonseller. Bridesmaids were Kayla Gresham and Ashley Blaine, sisters-in-law of the bride, Katie Rotolo Kaye, and Kelsey Kimmel. Flower girls were Nya and Remy Van Ostran, cousins of the bride, and Charlotte Gresham, niece of the groom.
Best man was Drew Gresham, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Chad Blaine and Nick Blaine, brothers of the bride, Zach Zielinski, Cory Duncan, and Cameron McBurnett. Ring bearer was Wynn Gresham, nephew of the groom.
The couple now makes their home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.