Rabbi Chuck Diamond officiated at the 6 p.m. ceremony that united the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Robert DeMarco of Boardman, and the son of Dr. and Mrs. Louis Cohen of Yorba Linda, Calif. Following the ceremony, the couple accepted congratulations at a reception held in their honor in the hotel ballroom.
Rhinestones and Swarovski crystals embellished the bodice, skirt and train of the bride’s diamond white strapless gown of white French taffeta with sweetheart neckline by Anjolique. She wore a fingertip-length veil edged in Swarovski crystals to match the gown. Her bouquet was a cascade of white dendrobium orchids, white casablanca lilies, white roses and hints of permanent lavender hydrangea accented with beading and her mother’s wedding veil.
The sister of the bride, Danielle DeMarco of Pittsburgh, served as maid of honor. The bridesmaids included Heather Cohen of Yorba Linda, Calif., sister of the groom; Lisa Rucci of Columbus, Rachel Clayton of Chicago and Lauren Katz of Baltimore, friends of the bride; Jaclyn Solomon of Bayside, N.Y., cousin of the groom; and junior bridesmaids Ilana Fishman of Commack, N.Y., cousin of the bride, and Bebe Simon of Apple Valley, Calif., cousin of the groom. They wore strapless satin A-line gowns of eggplant-colored gathered chiffon with a halter neckline and attached train by Jim Hjelm. They carried a nosegay of white casablanca lilies, green hydrangea, eggplant calla lilies, lavender roses and dendrobium orchids. The flower girl was Madison Dvorak of Lakeland, Fla., cousin of the bride.
The groom’s twin brother, Dr. Seth Cohen of San Diego, served as best man. The groomsmen included Brad Helford of Chicago, Jeff Kleinman of New York, Stephen Cheuk of Minneapolis, Steve Krupin of Arlington, Va., and Field Brussel of Miami, all friends of the groom. The four ushers were Brandon Fishman of Commack, N.Y., cousin of the bride, and Miles Simon of Apple Valley, Calif., Jesse Simon of Riverside, Calif. and Jonathan Solomon of Bayside, N.Y., cousins of the groom.
The new Mrs. Cohen holds a bachelor of science in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. She is an academic analyst for the Department of Pediatric Surgery chair at the University of California-San Francisco.
Dr. Cohen earned a combined BS/MD degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. He is currently a third-year resident in obstetrics/gynecology at the University of California-San Francisco Medical Center.
DR. and MRS. JOSHUA G. COHEN