Kalie Marie Gargano and Patrick Joseph Murphy were united in marriage during a wedding ceremony Dec. 31, 2016, at Grace Chapel Community Church, Hermitage. Pastor Aaron Lego officiated the service.
A reception was held following the ceremony in the ballroom of Avalon Golf and Country Club, Hermitage.
The bride is the daughter of Martin and Denise Gargano of Hermitage.
Parents of the bridegroom are Kevin and Karen Murphy of Warren, Ohio.
Elise Baldarelli was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Caitlin Vetter, groom's sister; Jenna Williams, Rachel Angstadt, Dana Leventhal, and Caitlin Whaley, friends of the bride.
Performing the duties of best man was Ryan Thornlow. Groomsmen were Thomas Vetter and Tyler Gargano, brothers -in law -of the groom; Brian Mack, Nick Griseto, and Scott Burgess, friends of the groom.
The new Mrs. Murphy graduated in 2010 from Hickory High School, and 2014 from Ohio Northern University with a bachelor of science degree in biology. She is a third- year medical student at Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Mr. Murphy is a 2008 graduate from John F. Kennedy High School, and a 2012 graduate from the University of Dayton with a bachelor of science degree in business administration. He is currently completing a masters of science degree in systems engineering at The University of Dayton. He is employed as a Project Controls Analyst for Black and Veatch in Raleigh.
Following a honeymoon to St. Thomas, the couple resides in Raleigh, N.C.