Mallaree Blake and Michael Lodestro exchanged wedding vows on July 2, 2011, at The Red House in Cassadaga, N.Y. Tim Fullam performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Wes Walters, guitarist and singer.
The bride is the daughter of Michael and Cimberlee Blake of Busti, N.Y., and the granddaughter of June Carlstrom of Busti, N.Y., and the late Alfred Carlstrom, and the late Richard and Arta Blake. Her husband is the son of Mike and Sonya Lodestro of Falconer, N.Y., and the grandson of Lucian and Laurene Lodestro of Falconer, N.Y., and William and Florence Weilacher of Jamestown, N.Y.
The bride wore a custom-made silk organza strapless gown with a lace sweetheart neckline and a pleated detail waist.
MR. AND MRS. MICHAEL LODESTRO
Photo by Elisha Orin Photography
Courtnee Blake, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Trina Felton, Lisa Hollern, Britalena Liebers, Jessica Volpe, Mary Mazgaj and Stephanie Lodestro. Flower girls were Michaela and Bailey Olson, cousins of the groom.
Best man was Matt Lodestro, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Scott DePietro, Austin Black, Matt Raines, Curt Jones, Kevin Vincent and Matt Benson. Ushers were James Sinclair, Evan Michel, Kyle Maurer and Matt Dircksen. Ring bearer was Myles Pickup, cousin of the bride.
Mistresses of ceremonies were Cheralee Rater and Caryl Pickup, aunts of the bride.
The bride is a graduate of the University of Dayton and Boston College, and is attending Adler School of Professional Psychology for her doctoral degree. Her husband is a graduate of Ohio Northern University. He is employed as an assistant manager within the Walgreens Company.
They honeymooned at Ladera Resort in St. Lucia.
They are living in Chicago, Ill.