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  • Nadjadi, Obrochta wedding

  • Elizabeth Ann Obrochta of Cohocton and Derick Steven Nadjadi of Arlington, VA., were married 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011, at the First Presbyterian Church in Bath, the Rev. Howard Armstrong of North Urbana Chapel officiating.

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  • Elizabeth Ann Obrochta of Cohocton and Derick Steven Nadjadi of Arlington, VA., were married 2 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011, at the First Presbyterian Church in Bath, the Rev. Howard Armstrong of North Urbana Chapel officiating.
    The bride is the daughter of Sonny and Shirley Obrochta of Avoca. Her grandparents are Mae Baroody of Bath and John Baroody and Alice Wright of Stanley, and Mary Obrochta of Bath and Paul Obrochta of Bath (deceased). 'Special grandparents' are Bernie Clark of Bath and Arlene Miller of Avoca, (both deceased).
    The groom is the son of Jason and Karen Causer of Bath and the late Clifford Nadjadi of Bath. His grandparents are Irene and Andy Nadjadi of Bath, Darrell and Carol Hoad of Cameron Mills and Tom and Christine Causer of Osceola, Pa. Marjorie Matacle is the great grandmother of the groom.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father, Sonny Obrochta and her mother, Shirley Obrochta  read from First Cornithians during the service.  Music for the ceremony was provided by the Angelicus string quartet, directed by Maxine Struvent from Rochester New York. They accompanied the mother of the bride and the mother of the groom in the lighting of the family candles
    The bride wore  a white satin ball gown with the ruffled organza overlay flowing in an a-line form, from an empire waist, adorned with silver and diamond jewels and a satin-laced corset back with a full chapel-length train. Her veil was shoulder length sheer lace attached to her hair with a white comb. She carried a bouquet of white orchids tied with flowing white satin ribbons.
    The maid of honor and bridesmaids wore satin strapless, ruched waistline, tea-length gowns in marine blue accessorized by a single string of pearls and silver shoes. They carried a bouquet of white orchids tied with a single satin ribbon of white. The flower girl wore a shantung taffeta, strapped, floor-length gown, in marine blue with matching sash accessorized with a white pearl necklace and silver shoes. She carried a white basket filled with red rose petals.
    The bride's Maid of Honor was Mandy Northrop, friend of the bride; the bridesmaids were Lauren Johnson and  Allie Fairbrother, friends of the bride;  Courtney Fuller, cousin of the bride; Sarah Osborne, future sister-in-law;  and Brianica Smith, sister of the groom. Jr. bridesmaids were Kylie Obrochta, niece of the bride and Joey Renee Causer, sister of the groom. Ariana Obrochta, niece of the bride, was the flowergirl.
    The groom wore his military dress blues displaying his military honors. The best man also wore his military dress uniform adorned with his honors.
    The groomsmen and father of the groom wore black two-button, shawl-collar tuxedos with marine blue vests and matching ties with a single white orchid in their lapel. The father of the bride wore a black two-button shawl-collar tuxedo with a silver vest and matching tie and a single white orchid in his lapel.
    Page 2 of 2 - The groom's Best Man was Brent Nadjadi, brother of the groom. The groomsmen Were Nate Northrup, Rodney Pragle, Irvin Pragle  and Tim Cummings, friends of the groom; and Joey Hoad, cousin of the groom. Jr. groomsmen were Trevor Obrochta, nephew of the bride; and Coby Causer, brother of the groom. The ringbearer was Gavin Obrochta, nephew of the bride.
    The reception was held at the Canisteo American Legion, catered by  John Carbone and staff of Hornell, and included hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and dinner for 360 guests. The wedding cake was made by the bride's brother Doug, and his wife, Jill. The four-tiered white cake was filled with vanilla pudding and frosted with a white butter-cream frosting and embellished with live flowers. Out of-town guests were from Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida and Grand Island.
    The couple plan a  wedding trip at a later date.
    The bride graduated from Avoca Central School in 2006 and attended Keuka College in business management. She also studied mediation under the direction of Jim Waite in Bath.
    She is currently employed in the office of the family business, Sonny's Service in Avoca,
    The groom graduated from Bath-Haverling Central School in 2006 and attended Corning Community College before joining the United States Army in 2007. He served one year abroad in Iraq. He is a Sergeant in the United States Army, currently stationed in Washington, D.C.
    The couple hope to reside and be employed locally when he is discharged from the military in 2013.

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