Paula Leonardi | Darin Ducato



Paula Leonardi and Darin Ducato were married at 6 p.m. July 8 at Landerhaven Executive Caterers. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Michael Currier, and a reception followed at the Gardens at Landerhaven.

The parents of the bride are Paul and Lucy Repko of Poland, and the late Anthony Leonardi. The parents of the groom are JoAnna Ducato of Pepper Pike, Ohio, and the late Ronald Ducato.

The bride wore a tea-length gown designed and created by her mother. It incorporated pieces from the bride’s grandmother’s wedding dress from 1942, and her mother’s dress from 1973. The sweetheart neckline and belt were decorated with crystals that highlighted the petaled skirt.

Cindy Cunningham was the matron of honor. She wore a mauve and maroon-colored dress.

Dean Ducato, the groom’s brother, was the best man.

Mrs. Leonard Ducato graduated from University of Akron with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She is a new product introduction buyer in nuclear medicine for Philips Healthcare, Cleveland.

Mr. Ducato graduated from University of Dayton. He is executive vice president of Integrity Insurance in Chagrin Falls.

The couple took a Caribbean cruise for their wedding trip, and reside in Aurora, Ohio.

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