Dominica Marie LaRusch and Joseph Edward John Stanz exchanged wedding vows on Nov. 13, 2010, at St. James Catholic Church, Jamestown, N.Y. Father Darrell Duffy performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Kathy Gagliano.
The bride is the daughter of Cataldo and Marie LaRusch of Jamestown, N.Y., and the granddaughter of Josephine LaRusch of Jamestown, N.Y. Her husband is the son of John and Sandy Stanz of Hamburg, N.Y., formerly of Jamestown, N.Y.
The bride wore a traditional off-the-shoulder full-length gown with beaded bodice with a royal cathedral-length train.
MR. AND MRS. JOSEPH EDWARD JOHN STANZ
Photo by Countryside Photography
Sarah Miller was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Carollee Francis, cousin of the bride; Stacy Waite, Amy Pavlovich, Tara Archfield and Cassie Stronz, all sisters of the groom; and Marisa Skinner. Flower girls were Amelia LaRusch, niece of the bride, and Aubrey Archfield, niece of the groom.
Best man was John Stanz, brother of the groom. Ushers were Cataldo LaRusch II and Richard LaRusch, both brothers of the bride; Jacob Bicelman, Barry Morris, Anthony Lombardo and Matthew Haskins.
Mistresses of ceremonies were Rose Lombardo, aunt of the bride, and Lisa Destro, sister of the groom.
The bride is a graduate of Hilbert College, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in paralegal studies. Her husband is graduate of Hilbert College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration.
They honeymooned on a cruise to the Caribbean.
They are living in Buffalo, N.Y.