The Marriage of Miss Maria Patricia Battaglia of Sparks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Battaglia, Sr. of Sparks to Mr. Robert William Bieneman of Baltimore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark G. Bieneman of Baltimore took place on New Year's Eve, December 31, 2006 at The Church of the Annunciation. The Reverend William P. Foley and the Reverend Monsignor Roy M. Klister officiated. The bride was escorted by her father. Victoria Battaglia, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Rebecca Law, Regina Bieneman, sisters of the groom, Patricia Wehner, Jill Leitch, Kiersten Palmer, Sarah Bayne, Kristi Kincaid and Meredith Hauf. Grace Malizia, niece of the bride, was flower girl. The best man was James Hofmann, cousin of the groom. Groomsmen were Michael Malley, David Malizia, John Battaglia, Joseph Battaglia, brothers of the bride, Benjamin Hofmann, cousin of the groom, William Law, brother-in-law of the groom and Michael Madonna. Gabriel Malley, nephew of the bride, was the ring bearer. The reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. The couple now resides in Cockeysville after a honeymoon in Key West.