Loretta Castorini is an accountant living in Brooklyn, New York with her Italian family. She has been a widow for seven years after her husband died in a tragic bus accident. Now currently she's engaged to Johnny Cammareri, who knew her husband. When he leaves to tend to his dying mother, Loretta is asked to contact his younger brother Johnny and invite him to their wedding. However on meeting Ronnie, who has had his share of misfortune and heartbreak, she finds herself making a connection with him. Portrayed by Cher (in an Oscar-winning role) in the 1987 film Moonstruck, Loretta Castorini is a strong character who believes that when it comes to love, life hasn't been too lucky for her, until an unlikely man comes into her life to change everything.