SHANNON DEBLASIOPETER RAPTIS
XSTRUTHERS -- Peter John Raptis and his bride, the former Shannon Lynn DeBlasio, are living in Boardman after a honeymoon in Cancun, Mexico. The couple were married May 28 at St. Nicholas Church and were honored afterward during a reception at The Embassy in Youngstown.
Parents of the bride are Michael and Mary Ann DeBlasio, 3558 Valerie Drive, Youngstown, and the groom is a son of Donald and Diane Bucci, 455 S. Main St., Poland, and Constantinos Raptis of 848 Almasy Drive, Campbell.
The bride wore a satin A-line gown enhanced with beaded Venice lace and designed with cap sleeves and a cathedral train.
Silver and lilac gowns were worn by the bride's sister and honor attendant, Samantha DeBlasio, and the bridesmaids, Christina DeTallo, Melissa Mariano, Roxanne Richardson and Kimberly DeBlasio, the brides cousins; Louise Crespo; Amy Webber; and Libby Bucci and Stephanie Bucci, the groom's cousins. Flower girl was the bride's cousin, Julianna Villani.
Robert Melek served as best man, and groomsmen were Donald and Jonathan Bucci, brothers of the groom; Dan Fox, his cousin; Patrick DeBlasio, the bride's cousin; Shane Scott; Dan Burich; and Jamie Webber. Ring bearers were the bride's cousins, Sam and Dominic Mariano.