Sunday, July 20, 2003
JOANNA CIOTOLASTEWART WHITE
XYOUNGSTOWN -- Married at 3 p.m. July 19 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church were Joanna Bitonte Ciotola, daughter of Atty. Robert and Joanne Ciotola, 6128 Pebble Beach Court, Canfield, and Stewart Louis White, son of Stewart D. and Marlene White, 1451 Turnberry Drive.
The bride's uncle, Monsignor Romano Ciotola, officiated, and a reception was held at Tippecanoe Country Club in Canfield. The couple are honeymooning in Hawaii and will live in Boardman.
Fashioned of duchess silk satin, the bride's rum-pink gown featured beaded straps, a corset bodice, box-pleated skirt and chapel train.
Her sisters, Felicia and Adrianna Ciotola, were maids of honor, and bridesmaids were Gayle Davis, Jennifer Rhed, Amy Miklos, Laura Miklos and the groom's sister, Rhonda Biondillo. They wore ivory gowns. Flower girl was Marisa DeSanto, the bride's cousin.
Michael Thomas was best man, and groomsmen were Jim Cogar; Craig Anton; Louis Pitts, the groom's cousin; Michael Fusek; Tony Biondillo, his brother-in-law; and Robert Ciotola II, the bride's brother. Matthew DeSanto, her cousin, and Macauley White, his cousin, were ring bearers.
A summa cum laude graduate of Youngstown State University with a bachelor's degree in English, Mrs. White is attending law school at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. The groom graduated cum laude from YSU with a bachelor's in finance. He is general manager of Dunkin' Donuts in Salem, Alliance and Hermitage, Pa.