Haley Lynn Duko of Leetonia and Adam Joseph Shaffer of Minerva were united in marriage on Dec. 27 at St. Patrick's Church in Leetonia. Father Thomas Eiswerth officiated the couple's ceremony at 2 p.m.
Parents of the couple are Lawrence and Marcia Duko of Leetonia and Bruce and Michele Shaffer of Minerva.
The bride, escorted by her father and given in marriage by her parents, wore a strapless gown from the signature collection of Henry Roth. The couture ball gown of Duchess silk featured an ivory lace overlay with hand beaded accents throughout. A fitted bodice followed with a French hem lace perimeter and train. Complimenting the bride's gown were a cathedral-length veil and a hand-tied bouquet of red roses.
Brianna Duko Columbus served her sister as maid of honor in a red gown with a black sash.
Also in red gowns were bridesmaids, LeeAnne Guido of Pittsburgh, and Jaclyn Leffel of Leetonia, both cousins of the bride; Arryn Slutz of East Canton, the bride's sister-in-law; Kylie Giesken and Tara Johnston, both of Cincinnati.
Flower girls were Landry Baker, the bride's cousin; and Addie Slutz, the bridegroom's niece.
Scott Cassidy of Louisville performed duties of the best man. Groomsmen were Andrew Shaffer of Canton, the bridegroom's brother; Drew Manley of Lexington, Dustin Weida of Cincinnati, and Chris Harris of Fort Thomas.
Ring bearers were Roman Ferry of Leetonia and Ryan Cassidy.
Approximately 250 guests attended the reception at Avion on the Water in Canfield.
Following a honeymoon trip to Cancun, Mexico, the couple is residing in Cincinnati.
The bride is a graduate of Leetonia High School and the University of Cincinnati where she earned degrees in middle childhood education and administration. She is currently employed as a middle school teacher at Pleasant Run Middle School. The bridegroom graduated from Minerva High School and Northern Kentucky University where he received a degree in sports management. He is currently working for the Cincinnati Reds and Major League Baseball Advanced Media.