Lauren Alyssa Croasdaile and Thomas Christopher Erb were married June 9 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. The Rev. Betsy Walker officiated and the reception was held at the Greenbrier Sporting Club in White Sulphur Springs.


Lauren Croasdaile and Thomas Erb

The bride is the daughter of Richard E. Croasdaile III and Constance R. Croasdaile of Chagrin Falls. She graduated from Western Reserve Academy in 2007 and from Sewanee: The University of the South in 2011. She is currently a financial advisor with the Croasdaile Group at Morgan Stanley.

The groom is the son of Thomas K. Erb and Ruth L. Erb of Concord. He graduated from Mentor High School in 1999 and from Miami University in 2003. He is currently a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors.

The bride was attended by maids of honor Caroline Croasdaile (the bride’s sister) and Hannah Furnas, and bridesmaids Evelyn Erb Bognar (the groom’s sister), Amanda Daniels, Samantha Leigh and Sarah Browne.

Howard Greene and Jeff Dunlop served as best men with groomsmen Bob Bognar, Mike Dennison, Tahler Macboyle and Allen Hoover.

The readers were Sarah Koza and Anthony Portuesi and the flower girl was Bella Bognar (the couple’s niece).

The couple took a Greek island cruise for their honeymoon and are at home in Chagrin Falls.


Mary Lynn Masek and Jeb Manning Howard were married on Aug. 31 at Sapphire Creek Winery and Gardens. The Rev. Bryan Kranek officiated the ceremony.


Mary Lynn Masek and Jeb Manning Howard

The bride is the daughter of Paul and Kathleen Masek of South Russell. She graduated from Chagrin Falls High School in 2003 and received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Kent State University. She currently works as a women’s health nurse practitioner at the Cleveland Clinic. 

The groom is the son of John and Susy Howard of Surfside Beach, South Carolina – formerly of Chagrin Falls. He graduated from CFHS in 2001 and attended Ohio University, where he received a bachelor’s in marketing and communications. He currently works for Mitsubishi Corporation Machinery Systems as a regional sales representative.

The bride was accompanied by her matron of honor, Kara Henderson of Chagrin Falls (CFHS 2003) and bridesmaids Lauren MacGregor, Andrea Crabb (CFHS 2003), Caitlin Howard (groom’s sister, CFHS 2002) and Meggi Howard (groom’s sister, CFHS 2005). 

The groom was accompanied by his best man, Michael Lechner of Chagrin Falls (CFHS 2001) and groomsmen Cliff Snavely (CFHS 2001), Timothy Meaney (CFHS 2001), Dan Gaffney and James Masek (bride’s brother, CFHS 1997).

The couple will travel to Hawaii for their honeymoon and currently reside in Bainbridge.

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