Janet Hockman of Astoria, daughter of Robert and Pamela Hockman of Clarion, Pa., exchanged wedding vows with Leonard Sheridan of Astoria at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 18, 2015, at Del Rey Beach State Park in Warrenton. The groom is the son of Leonard Sheridan of Glassboro, N.J., and Jane Sheridan of Hedgesville, W.Va.
The bride was given in marriage by her father. The Rev. Christina Irvine performed the ceremony.
Matron of honor was Mistie Haag of Boiling Springs, Pa., sister of the bride. Bridemaids were Maria Milkowski of West Chester, Pa., childhood friend of the bride, and Heather Camillo of Mays Landing, N.J., college friend of the bride.
Best man was Phillip Jones of Williamstown, N.J., a childhood friend of the groom. Groomsmen were Louis Middleton, also of Williamstown and a childhood friend of the groom, and Dan Martin of Washougal, Wash., a friend of the groom.
The bride is a 2005 graduate of Clarion Area High School in Clarion, and a 2009 graduate of Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia, where she received a bachelor of fine arts degree with a concentration in painting and art education. She plans to receive her master of arts degree, with a concentration in art education, from Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pa., in 2016. She has been employed as an art teacher at Knappa High School since 2013.
The groom graduated from Williamstown High School in Williamstown, N.J., in 2000. He received an associate’s degree in business management and automotive technology from Wyotech in Blairsville, Pa., in 2012. He is a program assistant at Knappa High School.
An intimate backyard reception was held at a private location in Surf Pines, Warrenton. Music entertainment was provided by DJ Bryan Lempea.
The honeymoon was a road trip through Central Oregon and Northern California, with highlights including Crater Lake National Park, Redwoods National Park, and the Oregon Coast.
The couple lives in Astoria.