Allyson and Michael at their wedding in 1995.
Michael Patronella, here with his wife Allyson, says that love can only carry a marriage so far, but "family and faith and graciousness and respect last a lifetime." (Photo: stpimages.com)
Michael Patronella helped teach his wife Allyson, who is quieter by nature, to speak her mind. (Photo: stpimages.com)