Allison Elizabeth Brown becomes bride of Toby Lee Warner

Allison Elizabeth Brown and Toby Lee Warner were united in marriage July 11 at West Point Church of the Nazarene in Lisbon.

The bride is the daughter of Allan and Carol Brown of Lisbon. The bridegroom’s parents are Roger and Ellen Warner of Titusville, Pa.

The Rev. Peter Fowler officiated at the 3:30 p.m. ceremony. Music was provided by pianist and vocalist, Andy Black, and a violinist and cellist from Harmony String Quartet of Youngstown.

The bride’s parents hosted a buffet dinner and reception at Das Dutch Village Inn in Columbiana. On the eve of the wedding, the bridegroom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Das Dutch Haus.

Given in marriage by her parents and escorted by her father, the bride wore a white satin A-line cut gown with a beaded Chantilly lace overlay and sheer lace sleeves. The gown featured a lace-up back and a chapel-length train. It was complemented by a cathedral-length veil with beaded lace edging. The bride carried a cascading bouquet of white and pale pink roses, white calla lilies, white stephanotis and white dendrobians.

Shelley Pirogowicz of Lisbon, served her sister as the matron of honor in a full-length raspberry colored chiffon gown. In matching gowns were bridesmaids, Jenny Haysler of Toronto, Amy Russell of Salem, and Kelly Schmid of Raleigh, N.C., the bridegroom’s sister. Each carried a round bouquet of light and dark pink roses. The flower girls were Isabella and Elizabeth Pirogowicz of Lisbon, the bride’s nieces. They wore light pink tulle gowns with dark pink sashes.

Nathan Scolamiero of Alpharetta, Ga., performed the duties of best man. Groomsmen were Jeremy Vogel of McKeesport, Pa., and the bride’s brothers, Matthew Brown of Wooster, and Joshua Brown of Lisbon. The ring bearer was Blake Schmid of Raleigh, N. C., the bridegroom’s nephew.

Mackenzie Brown, the bride’s cousin, presided at the guestbook and handed out programs and rose petals.

The bride graduated from Malone University with a master’s of education degree in intervention specialist education and is employed as a third-grade teacher at Southern Local Elementary School in Salineville.

The bridegroom graduated from the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary with a master’s of divinity degree. He is an associate pastor at West Point Church of the Nazarene and a pharmacy technician at Rite Aid in Lisbon.

Following a honeymoon to Gatlinburg, Tenn., the couple resides in Lisbon.


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