• Leak-Politis

Leak-Politis Hope Elaine Politis and John Duncan Leak IV were married on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Charlotte. The Reverend Father Vasileios Tsourlis, The Reverend Father Theodore Ehmer, The Reverend Father Tommy Vlahos, and The Reverend Deacon George Politis officiated. A reception, hosted by the parents of the bride, followed at Holy Trinity in the Father "C" Hall. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Pete Politis of Charlotte. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Elias Politis of Charlotte and the late Mr. and Mrs. Nick Spyros Dermatas of Macon, Georgia. A graduate of South Mecklenburg High School and North Carolina State University, she is employed by Belk, Inc. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Duncan Leak III of Charlotte. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Duncan Leak II of Charlotte, the late Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Dayton Christian of Beckley, West Virginia, and the late Mr. Thomas Joseph Hansberry of Atlantic City, New Jersey. A graduate of Charlotte Country Day School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he is employed by Wells Fargo Securities. The maid of honor was the bride's sister, Zoe Maria Politis of Charlotte, and the bridesmaid was Zoe Eleni Dermatas of Atlanta, Georgia, a cousin of the bride. Paul Elias Kardous of New York, New York was the Koumbaros, the Orthodox wedding sponsor, and Mr. John Duncan Leak III, the father of the groom, was best man. Groomsmen were Bennett Hansberry Leak of New York, New York, the brother of the groom, and Pete Louie Politis of Charlotte, the brother of the bride. Ushers were Matthew Edwin Hornaday, Henry Crayne Howes, junior, Thomas Kennerly Johnstone IV, Phillip Ballard Kennedy, James Stuart Melvin III, and James David Thompson IV, all friends of the groom. Flower girls were Maria Ioanna Dermas, Elizabeth Bates Tomascak, and Sophia McLain Windham, goddaughters of the bride, Andie Nicole Koutsokalis, niece of the bride, and Victoria Braxton Howard and Anna Adams Kerley, friends of the bride. Guests were greeted by Lindsay Baucom Plyer and Johann Lee Wheatley, both cousins of the bride. On Friday morning, the bride's aunts, godmother, and family friends hosted a luncheon at Carmel Country Club. And on that evening, the groom's parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Charlotte City Club. Mr. and Mrs. John Duncan Leak IV will reside in Charlotte. PHOTO: George Lainis, Catch Light Studio
PostedMarch 13, 2017