The Revs. John Madden, Daniel Kulesa and James Walker officiated at the 2:30 p.m. ceremony that joined the daughter of Lee and Laura Frey of Canfield, and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kotel of McDonald in matrimony.
A reception was held in the couple’s honor at the Avalon Inn in Warren. They have made their home in Canton.
The bride wore a silky satin strapless A-line gown from Demetrios’ Ilisa collection, with a hand-beaded and embroidered empire bodice with a skirt featuring pick-ups that flow into a matching embroidered and beaded chapel-length train.
Honor attendant for the bride was matron of honor Michelle Ullom of Fairlawn, a friend of the bride. The bridesmaids included Julie Frey of New Britain, Conn. and Laura French of North Ridgeville, sisters of the bride; Chrystine Yonata and Veronica Kotel of McDonald, sisters of the groom; and Amy Jackson of Salem and Jennifer Hartman of Boardman, friends of the bride. They wore knee-length black strapless empire dresses with a raspberry pink band under the bodice.
Performing the duties of best man was Matthew Vukovic of McDonald, a friend of the groom. The groomsmen included Louis Kotel of McDonald, brother of the groom; Robert Yonata of McDonald, brother-in-law of the groom; Matthew French of North Ridgeville, brother-in-law of the bride; and Matthew Anderson of Canfield, Benjamin Nicholas of Slippery Rock, Pa., and Stephen Ullom, friends of the groom.
The new Mrs. Kotel graduated from Bowling Green State University with a bachelor of science in social work and a master’s degree in social work from the University of Akron. She is a clinical social worker for the Blick Clinic in Akron and a social worker for Family Visitation and Medical Services in Tallmadge.
Mr. Kotel is a graduate of Youngstown State University with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering.
MR. and MRS. ROBERT J. KOTEL