Kimberly Piazza and James Hughes were united in marriage on July, 22, 2012, at the Waterfront Banquet Facility, Plains Township, by the Honorable Judge Andrew Barilla.
The bride is the daughter of Anthony and Pamela Piazza, Pittston. She is the granddaughter of Gladys Dale and the late Thomas Dale, West Pittston, and the late Concetta and John Piazza, Swoyersville.
The groom is the son of Jay Hughes, Myrtle Beach, S.C., and the late Deborah Hughes. He is the grandson of Virginia Smith and the late Robert Smith, Mountain Top, and the late Marian and John Hughes, Wilkes-Barre.
The bride was escorted down the aisle and given in marriage by her father. She chose her sister, Kristen Piazza, as her maid of honor. Bridesmaids were cousin of the bride, Maria Piazza, and friends of the bride and groom, Jennifer Leptuck, Kathryn Lokuta and Andrea Collins. Junior bridesmaid was Randall Walek, cousin of the bride. The flower girl was Jordan Walek, cousin of the bride.
The groom chose Brad Munley, friend of the bride and groom, as best man. Groomsmen were friends of the bride and groom, Brandon Hughes, Bob Hahn, Mike Lokuta and Brandon Collins. Junior groomsmen was Christopher Ribar, cousin of the groom. The ring bearer was Lucas Lokuta, son of Kathryn and Mike Lokuta.
Following the ceremony, an evening cocktail hour and reception were held at the Waterfront Banquet Facility. The bride was honored with a bridal shower given by the mother of the bride at The Melting Pot Catering Service, Scranton. The rehearsal dinner was hosted by the bride and groom at Rodano’s, Wilkes-Barre.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of Pittston Area High School. She graduated from King’s College with a Bachelor of Arts degree and certificate in elementary education in 2007 and earned a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction in 2011 from King’s College. Kimberly is employed by the Pittston Area School District as a kindergarten teacher.
The groom is a 2003 graduate of Crestwood High School. He graduated from King’s College in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and teaching certifications in biology and middle school math in 2009. He earned his master’s degree in instructional technology from Wilkes University in 2011. He is employed by CVS Caremark as principal lead tech-desktop support.
The couple honeymooned on a cruise to Bermuda. They reside in Wilkes-Barre.