First Posted: 4/3/2013
Laura Lisofsky and William McGarry were united in marriage on June 2, 2012, at Saint Maria Gorretti, Laflin. The ceremony was officiated by Monsignor James McGarry, uncle of the groom, and Monsignor Neil VanLoon.
The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Faith Lisofsky, Plains Township. She is the granddaughter of Edward and Martha Lisofsky, Wilkes-Barre; Leona Paluszeski, Moosic; and the late Leonard Paluszeski.
The groom is the son of William and Carol McGarry, Forty Fort. He is the grandson of the late William and Mary McGarry and the late Michael and Mary Kushner, all of Pittston.
Given in marriage by her father, she chose her sister, Lynn Lisofsky, as her maid of honor. Friends of the bride, Julie Jones, Jessica Campanile, Sarah Halverson and Stephanie Bennett served as bridesmaids. Ella and Kate Notarfrancesco, cousins of the bride, served as flower girls.
The groom chose Marc Berneski as his best man. The groomsmen were Matt McClure, Matt Fuxa, Vignesh Packiam, friends of the groom, and Tom Lisofsky, brother of the bride.
Scriptural readings were given by Michael Pericci, cousin of the bride, Charlie Fredericks, friend of the groom, and Eileen Loftus, aunt of the groom. Jessica Campanile, friend and bridesmaid, served as cantor.
A bridal shower, hosted by the mother of the bride and her bridesmaids, was held at The Café. The rehearsal dinner was given by the parents of the groom at Mariannaci’s. The cocktail hour and an evening reception were held at the Woodlands Inn and Resort, Wilkes-Barre.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of James M. Coughlin High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, where she received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She is employed as a pharmacist by CVS/Caremark, Chicago, Ill.
The groom is a 2004 graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School; a 2008 graduate of the University of Notre Dame; and a 2012 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is pursuing a residency in radiology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill.
The couple honeymooned in Antigua. They reside in Chicago, Ill.