St. Michael’s Church in Canfield was the setting for the Nov. 7, 2009 wedding of Christopher J. Ratliff and Carrie L. Playforth.
The Rev. Terry Hazel officiated the 1:30 p.m. ceremony that united the daughter of Cyndee Playforth and William Playforth Jr., both of Boardman, and the son of James and Celeste Ratliff of Poland.
A reception was held that evening at St. Mary's Assumption Social Center in Youngstown. Following a honeymoon to Hawaii, the couple has made their home in Canfield.
The bride wore a strapless white gown with a corseted back.
Julie McCully of Louisville, the bride’s sister, was the matron of honor. Her bridesmaids included Amy Shirey of Medina and Jessica Mansfield of Columbus, cousins of the bride, and Katie Carnie of Canfield, Jolin Mazias of Pittsburgh, and Stephanie Jarvis of Canfield, all friends of the bride. The flower girl was Taylor McCully of Louisville, the bride's niece.
Serving as best man was the groom’s brother, David Ratliff of Struthers. His groomsmen included Ian Shirey of Medina, cousin of the bride, Garee McCully of Louisville, brother-in-law of the bride, and
Jason Stroh of Poland, Jeff Naumoff of Boardman and Brad Simon of Poland, friends of the groom. J.T. Nenadich of Boardman, cousin of the bride, served as usher. The ring bearer was Bryce Radowick of Canfield, son of the groom.
An insurance agent with Derek Knepper State Farm in Howland, the bride graduated from Youngstown State with a bachelor's degree in communication studies.
Her husband attended Youngstown State University and is employed as a warehouseman by Superior Beverage Group in Austintown.
MR. and MRS. CHRISTOPHER J. RATLIFF