PHILADELPHIA — Janel Jesberger and Joe Kardine were united in marriage at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, Lewes, Del., on Sept. 23, 2017, by the Rev. Fr. Tom Flowers.
She is the daughter of Lori and John Jesberger, of Treasure Lake, DuBois. He is the son of Deb and John Kardine, of Newark, Delaware.
The bride chose Coralie McEachron, of Pittsburgh, as her maid of honor.
Bridesmaids included: Brenna Kreydt, of Hilton Head Island, S.C., Samanthia Warfel, of Kansas City, Mo., Corey Lazarus, of New York City, N.Y., and Erin Macko, sister of the groom, of Landenberg, Pa.
Lucienne Macko, niece and goddaughter of the groom, of Landenberg, was the flower girl.
Mark Budd, of Wilmington, Del., performed the duties of best man.
Nathan Kelleher, nephew of the groom, of Newark, Del., was the ring bearer.
Groomsmen included: Greg Macko, brother-in-law of the groom, of Landenberg; Andres Rosa, of Miami, Fla.; Michael Pacifico, of Altoona, and Joe Nagy, of Johnstown.
A reception was held at the Hyatt Place, Dewey Beach, Del.
The bride is a 2009 graduate of DuBois Area High School. In 2013 the bride graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology/pre-professional from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pa. In 2016 she graduated from Thomas Jefferson Univeristy in Philadelphia with a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. She is employed as a critical care physician assistant at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Philadelphia.
The groom is a 2009 graduate of the Salesianum School in Wilmington, Del. In 2014, he received his Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree from St. Francis University Loretto. He is employed as an advanced clinician-concussion occupational therapist at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
The couple who met while studying abroad in Italy, enjoyed a tour of Moscow, Russia and an island honeymoon in the Maldives.
The couple and their rescued labradoodle Molly reside in Philadelphia.