Lissa Lee and Gus Panagakos were united in marriage on July 11, 2015 in a backyard ceremony on their property in Dallas, Pennsylvania.
The bride is the daughter of the late Elizabeth Spizzuco and the late Richard Mischiara, Morristown, New Jersey.
The groom is the son of Eleanor Panagakos and the late William Panagakos, Dallas.
The bride was given away by her daughters Amanda Huss and Tamara Lee who were part of the bridal party as well as Kallysta Panagakos. Lissa’s granddaughter, Layla Lee, was the flower girl.
The groom’s son Shane was his best man.
Lissa is a 1982 graduate of Chaparral High School, Las Vegas, Nevada. She earned a certification in massage therapy in 1999 and worked as a therapist for 10 years. She also makes her own extensive line of soaps and other skin care products for her Back Mountain Soap Company. Along with her skin care products, she is employed doing home health care as a CNA.
Gus is a 1984 graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School, Plymouth, Pennsylvania, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in computer science from Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in 1988. He has worked as a database administrator for more than 22 years.
The couple honeymooned on the shore of Lake Erie and at the shores of Delaware and Maryland.