Jenifier Lorene Raffaele and David Christopher Austerman were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at North Warren Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Burfoot S. Ward III presided. A reception followed the ceremony at Starbrick Fire Hall.
The bride is the daughter of Frank and Margaret Raffaele of North Warren. The groom is the son of Ruth E. Shepp of Bakersfield, Calif., and the grandson of Barbara and Don Messenheimer of Youngsville.
Escorted and given in marriage by her father and mother, the bride was attended by maid of honor Michelle Hartman of Clarion. Bridesmaids were Kristen Mahan, Kimberly Headburn, Jessica Fankhouser and bridesman Burt Ward, all of Warren. Ringbearer was Andru Watson. Flower girls were Erika and Anna Watson, children of Michele Hartman, and Maddison Mahony, bride's cousin. Best man was Joshua Anderson, and groomsmen were Shane Zurcher, Sunn Ryder, Leonard Westfall and David Siler, all of Warren.
The bride earned a Riding Master VI with honors from Meredith Manor International Equestrian Centre, Waverly, W.Va., in June 2010. She is enrolled at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. The groom is employed at the Rouse Home.