LISA SMELKOJAMES SCHARRER
CANFIELD -- A honeymoon cruise to the Caribbean followed the Dec. 15 marriage of Lisa Marie Smelko and James Scharrer, who exchanged vows during a 2 p.m. ceremony at St. Michael Church in the presence of the Revs. Terry Hazel and Jerry Hunt.
The daughter of Gene and Donna Smelko, 15450 Western Reserve Road, Berlin Center, and the son of Michael and Mikie Scharrer, 5440 King Graves Road, Vienna, were honored afterward during a reception at Mr. Anthony's in Boardman.
They are living at 5423 Deer Creek Court, Austintown.
Pearls adorned the bodice of the bride's white organza gown. It featured an off-the-shoulder neckline and a full skirt that flowed into a chapel train.
Butter-rum gold gowns were worn by the bride's sisters and honor attendants, Jennifer and Kristen Smelko, and the bridesmaids, Melaine Scharrer, a sister of the groom, and his cousins, Alycia Ethen and Kathy Myers. Flower girls were Jessie and Tiffiany Scharrer, also his cousins.
Brian Digioia performed the duties of best man, and groomsmen were Tom Scharrer, an uncle of the groom; David Budz; and Rick and Joey Minniti, cousins of the groom. Christopher Vittiorio was the ring bearer, and ushers were Joe Ethen, also his cousin, and Tim Hill.
The bride is a laboratory technician with Suburban Vision Care in Boardman.
The groom, a pest-control technician with Orkin Pest Control, Akron, attended Youngstown State University.