Lauren Marie Tucker and Matthew Paul Straniak were united in marriage during a wedding ceremony held June 4, 2011, at Central Christian Church in Warren. Officiating at the event was Pastor Bob Denen.
A reception was held following the ceremony at DiLucia's in Warren.
The bride is the daughter of Ron and Denise Tucker of Warren. Parents of the groom are Paul Straniak of Warren and Gerry Straniak of Cortland.
Matthew and Lauren Straniak
Pamela Tucker, sister of the bride, attended as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Stacy Tucker, sister of the bride; Erin Straniak, sister of the groom; and Beth Snyder and Angel DeMarco. Elyssa and Cheyenne Zack, cousins of the bride, served as flower girls.
Performing the duties of best man for the groom was Ian Vasil. Groomsmen were Jeff Musick, Jared Longworth, and Uriah and Kaleb Karkow, cousins of the groom. Trenton Burroughs, cousin of the groom, and Justin Tucker, nephew of the bride, shared the duties of ring bearer.
The new Mrs. Straniak is a graduate of Warren Christian School and Youngstown State University. She is employed by The Ale House in North Carolina.
Mr. Straniak is a graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and YSU. He is serving with the U.S. Army Airborne Unit stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.