Mollie Beth Francis and Wesley Allen Taylor were united in marriage at the Squantum Association in East Providence, R.I., on July 2, 2011, overlooking the ocean. The double-ring ceremony was performed by the groom's father, Richard G. Taylor of Silver Creek.
The bride is the daughter of John Paul and Mary Francis of Warren, R.I. The groom is the son of Richard and Brenda Taylor of Silver Creek.
The bride was escorted by her parents. The bride wore a romantic strapless ivory taffeta gown with embellished lace sweetheart neckline. The back featured a corset closure with three lace motifs picking up the 3-foot train. The bride carried a trailing bouquet of lilies, orchids and English ivory.
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Allen Taylor
The wedding party was lead by the bride's sister Kaitlin Mack of Rhode Island, matron of honor. Sara Mello of Rhode Island, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor and Cynthia Cativo of Rhode Island, best friend of the bride, was a bridesmaid.
Brian Spirl of Pittsburgh, Pa., friend of the groom, served as the best man. Michael Taylor of Columbus, Ohio, brother of the groom, served as co-best man. Groomsmen included Jonathan Wicks of Silver Creek, cousin of the groom, and Jeff Utegg of Pittsford, friend of the groom.
Flower girls were Brenna Quinn, Olive Siva, Elsie Lanoie and Hayden Robinson. Ring bearers were Evan and Luke Daniel, and Austin Robinson.
The bride graduated from Mt. Hope High School in Bristol, R.I., and Bristol Community College. She is the lead therapist at Looking Upwards in Cranston, R.I.
The groom graduated from Silver Creek Central School and the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. He is a production engineer at Accent Design in Cranston.
The couple honeymooned in Jamaica. They reside in Bristol, R.I.