Dukas, Bellas united in marriage


Caitlin Jamie Dukas and Patrick Brandan Bellas were united in marriage on May 27, 2017, by Officiant Grace Taylor at an outdoor ceremony at The Holiday Inn-East Mountain.

The bride is the daughter of James and Barbara Dukas, of Dallas. Caitlin is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Leonard W. Trzcinski, of Kingston, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Constantine J. Dukas, of Kingston.

The groom is the son of Allen and Nancy Bellas, of Kingston. Patrick is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. Bellas, of Kingston, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. McGinley, of Wilkes Barre.

The bride, escorted by her father, wore an ivory and champagne bead embellished sheath wedding dress and a birdcage veil with crystal combs on each side and a jeweled edge. Caitlin chose white calla lilies for her bouquet.

The bride chose Brooke Blase as maid of honor and her sisters-in-law, Kayleen Daley and Samantha Bellas, as matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Halli Baltimore, Lauren Noreika, Chelsie Yauch and Cassandra Hare.

The groom chose his brother, Bryan Bellas, as best man. Groomsmen were Clarke Feldmann, Michael Petroski, PJ Piskorik, Ryan Jordan, Adam McKinley and Jonathan Hughes.

Ushers were Jared Dukas and Joshua Dukas, brothers of the bride. Eulina Bellas was the flower girl and Michael Bellas served as the ring bearer.

The bride was honored at a bridal shower given by her mother, mother-in-law and bridal party at the Wyoming Valley Country Club, Wilkes Barre. A rehearsal dinner was given by the parents of the groom at the Mary Stegmaier Mansion, Wilkes Barre. An evening cocktail hour and reception were held at the Holiday Inn-East Mountain, with music provided by Jack Bravyak of Twin DJs.

Caitlin is a 2004 graduate of Dallas High School and a 2008 graduate of Wilkes University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She is employed at First Hospital Wyoming Valley as a drug and alcohol therapist.

Patrick is a 2002 graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School and is employed at the Luzerne County Division of Corrections as a correctional officer.

Mr. and Mrs. Bellas reside in Kingston with their three dogs, Mickey, Danger and Raven.