Kacey Teresa Bates and Joseph Edward Ruff, both of Williamsport, were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012.
Bishop Marvin C. Reeves officiated at the ceremony held in Williamsport.
A reception was held at Old Lycoming Township fire hall.
MR., MRS. JOSEPH EDWARD RUFF
(Kacey Teresa Bates)
The bride is the daughter of Tina and Michael Bates, Williamsport. She graduated from Williamsport Area High School in 2005 and received a bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration from University of Phoenix, this year. She is employed by the Williamsport Home as a nursing assistant.
Ruff is the son of Vanessa Ruff and Edward Brown, both of Philadelphia. He graduated from Simon Gratz High School, Philadelphia, in 2003. He is employed by Ralph Alberts Co., Montoursville, as a laborer.
Maid of honor was Jennifer Bates, Pittsburgh, sister of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Ashley Benavente, San Diego, Calif., and Ashley Lovell, Manassas, Va.
Flower girl was Kyasia Ruff, Williamsport, daughter of the couple.
Ring bearer was Jaiyere Ruff, Williamsport, son of the couple.
Best man was Leroy Joiner, Williamsport, brother of the bridegroom.
Ushers were Gregory Ruff, Scranton, and Raymond Brown, Williamsport, both brothers of the bridegroom.
Following a trip to Niagara Falls, N.Y., the couple is residing in Williamsport.