Maisie Ruchala, Chaplain
Maisie Ruchala has performed more than 300 weddings
over the past seven years and spends most of her summer
helping people plan their island wedding.
A retired social worker, Maisie has maintained a summer
home on the island for more than 25 years and moved to Put-in-Bay permanently in
Maisie received her Bachelor in Education from Kent
State University, majoring in Speech and Theater.
Maisie has spent the majority of her life helping
others and was employed by the Summit County and the Stark County
Departments of Human Services for 30 years.
Her job in social services involved Child Care,
Volunteer Services and Adult Protection Services.
Maisie was ordained by the World Christianship
Ministries in 2002 and is licensed by the state of Ohio. She is available to perform
ceremonies on the mainland as well as the island and performs marriages
for same sex couples. Maisie is a member of
The Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce and actively volunteers to help with
chamber events and activities.
You can reach Maisie by Email at pibweddings @hotmail.com, and by mail
at PO Box 27 Put-in-Bay, OH 43456.