Miss Melissa Cleto and Mr. Gerald Hotch Van Blarcum were married on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church in McKinney, Texas. The ceremony was officiated by Father Don Zeiler.
Honor attendants were Erin Snow, matron of honor and sister of the bride, and Mike Gromer, best man and friend of the groom. Bridesmaids included Rebecca Connolly, sister of the bride, Rachael Chambers, friend of the bride, and Meroudjie Denis friend of the bride. Groomsmen included Lee Jobe, friend of the groom, Andrew Gray, friend of the groom and Kevin Odom, friend of the groom. Flower girls included Emma Snow and Brigid Connolly, nieces of the bride, and Londyn Ogletree, niece of the groom. Ring bearers included Brendan Connolly, nephew of the bride and Kingston Ogletree, nephew of the groom. Ushers were Jason Ogletree, brother-in-law of the groom, and Jeffrey Thomason, friend of the groom.
A reception and dinner honoring the couple was held at Reflections on Spring Creek in Plano, Texas that evening. The couple danced their first dance to "When You Say Nothing At All" by Keith Whitley.
The couple will take a two-week wedding trip, which will include visiting Germany, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The couple will make their home in Prosper, Texas.