Stacey Lakowsky and Jason Ventura were married on June 22, 2013, by Justice of the Peace Maggi Prokop on Lovers Lane in East Lyme.
The bride is the daughter of Gary and Nancy Lakowsky of Niantic. The groom is the son of Arthur Ventura of North Kingstown, R.I. and the late Janet Ventura.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride chose her best friend, Melissa Manjoney, as her matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Kimberly Lakowsky Durley and Amanda Lakowsky, her sisters. Flower girl was Caitlynn Manjoney.
The groom chose his brother Matthew Ventura as his best man. Groomsmen were Frank Legault, Manuel Lobao and Chris Santurri. Ring bearers were Theo Durley, the bride's nephew, and Gabriel Manjoney.
Ceremony music was provided by the groom's nephew, Danny Ventura.
Following the ceremony, a reception was held at St. Matthias Church Hall in East Lyme.
Stacey is a graduate of the University of New Haven. She is a web developer at Mitchell College.
Jason is a graduate of the Community College of Rhode Island. He is a subject matter expert at Computer Sciences Corp.
The couple honeymooned in California. They reside in Niantic.