Wendy C. (Jenkins) Baklarz and Jaison H. Fisher exchanged wedding vows at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, on the beach at RIU Palace, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The bride is the daughter of Roger and Jane Jenkins of Franklin, Pa. Parents of the bridegroom are Dan and Sharon Fisher, also of Franklin, Pa. Reverend Marco Arechiga officiated at the double-ring ceremony.
The bride looked beautiful in a trumpet-style heavily encrusted lace Mori Lee gown, accented with a satin belt adorned with Swarovski crystals and pearls. Her v-neckline was piped with delicate beading and metallic embroidery, which carried on to the back of the dress. Her scalloped lace hemline was enhanced with silver metallic detailing from which flowed her chapel length train, and looked breathtaking on the sands of Cabo San Lucas. The bride's look was completed with an elbow length veil, trimmed with crystals and pearls to complement her dress, and 2 crystal-encrusted starfish hair combs; the perfect accompaniment to complete her look.
Maid of Honor for the bride was Melissa Bayus of Columbus, friend of the bride. The bridesmaids wore aqua blue halter chiffon cocktail length dresses accented with an ivory sash and rhinestone starfish brooch. Matron of Honor was Heather Taindel of Charlotte, N.C., friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Allie Baklarz of Boardman (daughter of the bride), Pam Hernandez of Canfield (friend of the bride), and Kathy Maiorana of Charlotte, N.C. (friend of the bride).
Baklarz and Fisher
Jeffery Fisher, brother of the groom, of Uniontown, Pa., served as Best Man for the bridegroom. The groomsmen wore ivory camp shirts, khaki slacks and brown sandals. Groomsmen were Krystopher Baklarz of Boardman (son of the bride), Mike Armant of Erie, Pa. (friend of the groom), Mike Jacobs of Erie, Pa. (friend of the groom), Andrew Jannot of Denver, Colo. (friend of the groom), and Jeff Kelly of Pittsburgh, Pa. (friend of the groom). Ushers were Joe Veverka of Pittsburgh, Pa. (friend of the groom) and Chris Jamison of Rochester, N.Y. (friend of the groom).
Kristen Fisher of Uniontown, Pa. (niece of the groom) and Madison Sivi of Johnstown, Pa. (cousin of the groom) served as flower girls. Ringbearer was Ethan Jannot of Denver, Colo. (friend of the groom). Music at the ceremony was provided by Bob Lyons Steel Drum Music of Fory Lauderdale, Fla. Readings were provided by Allie Baklarz (daughter of the bride) and Krystopher Baklarz (son of the bride), both of Boardman.
A sunset reception immediately followed at Mar de Cortes Steakhouse followed by dancing at Pacha nightclub. An at home reception was held at The Commons at Franklin on Aug. 24, 2013, also the 45th anniversary date of the groom's parents.
The bride is an account executive for LIN Media representing WKBN, WYTV, WYFX and My YTV in Youngstown. She graduated from Rocky Grove High School and Duquesne University. The groom is an account executive with Enterprise Car Sales in Canton. He graduated from Rocky Grove High School and Edinboro University. Following their honeymoon in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, the couple reside in Boardman.