Sarah Elizabeth Ravelli exchanges vows with Todd Anthony Klinger

The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh was the setting of the fall wedding of Sarah Elizabeth Ravelli and Todd Anthony Klinger on Sept. 6.

Amy Lindsey of Pittsburgh officiated at the double-ring ceremony at 2:30 p.m. in the outdoor garden. Music was provided by Joel Lindsey.

The bride is the daughter of Marlene and Sid Ravelli of Salem. The bridegroom is the son of Rod Klinger and Cathy Klinger of Harrisburg, Pa.

Escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, the bride appeared in a fit and flared gown of ivory over blush. Created by Maggie Sottero, it featured beaded embroidered lace on a tulle bodice featuring sparkling Swarovski crystals and a bouquet of handmade flowers which accented a Venice organza skirt. The gown was finished with a corset back closure and was accented with a cathedral veil with Swarvoski crystal embellishment. The bride carried a bouquet of white and blush-colored roses.

Jessica Ravelli served as her sister’s maid of Honor with Jen Kroesen, the bridegroom’s sister, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kelly Roelen, Kimberly Kenst, Margaret Graeter and Reagan Roseberry.

John Kroesen, the bridegroom’s brother-in-law, served as best man.

Groomsmen were Andrew Easton, Derek Damgaard, Sia Nejad, Jim Mauer and Calvin Roseberry.

Clara Harrison served as the flower girl and Kingston Kroesen was the ring bearer.

The new Mr. and Mrs. Klinger celebrated with their guests at J Verno Studios in Southside Pittsburgh. They reside in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after returning from their honeymoon in Italy touring Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Venice.


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