Rachael Marie Rosati and Charles Lindsey Hardester Jr., were married at a 1:30 p.m. ceremony Nov. 29, 2008, at St. Vitus Church. Officiating was the Rev. John D. Petrarulo.

Parents of the bride are John and Lena Rosati of 409 E. Reynolds St.

The groom is a son of Patricia and Charles Hardester Sr. of 921 Morton St.

The bride’s soft satin gown, designed by Casablanca, featured illusion cap sleeves and bodice, highlighted with beading and Swarovski crystals. The dress had a trumpet skirt and cathedral train.

Her traditional cascading bouquet consisted of white calla lilies, red roses, stephanotis with rhinestone centers, and variegated holly and greenery. Rhinestone sprays highlighted the bouquet.

Matrons of honor were the bride’s sisters, Leanne Foster and Francine Kirchel, both of New Castle.

Bridesmaids were Nicole Syster, sister of the groom, of Tappahannock, Va., Lindsay Hardester, sister of the groom, of Minnesota, Annamarie Rosati of New Castle, Jennifer Rosati of Pittsburgh; Amanda Rosati, Sarah Foster, Lisa Rosati and Kayla Rosati, all of New Castle and Shari Masters of West Pittsburg.

Miniature bride was Madison Syster of Tappahannock.

Best man duties were shared by Richard Ryan of New Castle and Charles Masters of West Pittsburg.

Ushers were Scott Syster of Tappahannock, Christopher Smith of West Middlesex, Christopher Rosati and David Rosati, brothers of the bride, of New Castle; Richard Foster and Jacob Foster, both of New Castle, Angelo Micco of Mansfield, Ohio, Matthew Kirchel and Ryan Pastore, also both of New Castle.

Vocalist was Rosanne Palladino.

Organist was Sandra DeCarbo and trumpeters were Jesse Croach and Lou D’Angelo.

The reception was at The Georgetown, Boardman.

After honeymooning in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the newlyweds make their home in New Castle.

The bride is a 2000 graduate of New Castle High School who received a bachelor of science in criminal justice in 2005 from Youngstown State University.

She is a juvenile probation officer for the County of Lawrence.

Her husband is a 1996 Ne-Ca-Hi alumnus. He graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of science in computer science in 2000 and a masters of arts in 2002 in multimedia technology.

He is chief assessor for Lawrence County.

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