Wedding

Frye-Clausen

Pamela Lynn Frye and Mark Andrew Clausen were united in marriage Sept. 15, 2012, at Poor House Farm Park in Martinsburg.

The bride is the daughter of Neville Frye of Charles Town and the late Robert “Jake” Frye. The groom is the son of Anna and Jorgen Clausen of Randolph, N.J.

The double-ring ceremony was held at noon inside the park’s beautiful rustic barn, with Pastor James E. Watson III officiating.

Escorted by her brother Ken Frye of Rowlett, Texas, the bride wore an ivory A-line, empire scoop organza-over-satin gown.1227-Wedding-

Her beaded, double-layered veil featured an embroidered edge. She carried a bouquet of autumn flowers accented with sunflowers.

The bride’s matron of honor was her friend Joyce Staubs of Harpers Ferry, who wore a V-neck, A-line, watermelon-colored, chiffon-over-satin knee-length dress.

Bridesmaids were the bride’s niece, Stephanie Frye of Middleway; the bride’s cousins, Michelle LaFollette of Charles Town and Teresa Forsyth of Ranson; and childhood friends of the bride, Marcy Nicewarner and Tammey Johnson, both of Kearneysville.

The bridesmaids wore V-neck, A-line burgundy, chiffon-over-satin knee-length dresses. They carried bouquets of autumn flowers.

The groom wore a black tuxedo, black vest, black tie and a burgundy boutonniere.

His best man was his childhood friend Jim Molinelli of Columbia, Md. Groomsmen were Steve Clausen of Branchville, N.J., Matt Clausen of Chester, N.J., and John Clausen of Rangely, Colo., all brothers of the groom; and friend Danny McDougal of Lafayette, N.J.

Ring bearer was Mason LaFollette of Charles Town, cousin of the bride. They all wore suits and burgundy ties.

A reception with dinner and dancing was held at the Charles Town Moose Lodge. The three-tiered wedding cake included flavors of chocolate and vanilla and burgundy flower decorations.

The custom cake topper was a set of bobbleheads resembling the bride and groom. Dressed in tuxedo and wedding gown, the bobbleheads sat atop a motorcycle. Biking is a favorite pastime of the couple.

For the couple’s first dances, the bride chose “Keeper of the Stars” by Tracy Byrd while the groom’s selection was “Your Song” by Alessandro Safina and Ewan McGregor.

A bridal shower was hosted by Nicewarner at her home. The couple’s rehearsal dinner was held at Paddy’s Irish Pub in Charles Town. Out-of-town guests from West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Texas, New Jersey, Florida, Colorado, Vermont and Mississippi attended the festivities.

The Clausens honeymooned in Sanibel Island, Fla.

The bride is a graduate of Jefferson High School. She is employed by West Virginia University Hospitals-East.

The groom is a graduate of Penn State University. A retired Air Force officer, he is employed as a defense consultant.

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