In St. Amelia Catholic Church, Town of Tonawanda, at 2 p.m. Saturday, marriage vows were exchanged by Jennifer Lee Darisse and Christopher Daniel Kam during a ceremony performed by the Rev. Leon J. Biernat, assisted by the Rev. Paul D. Seil of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.
A reception was given in Holiday Inn, Grand Island, for the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Darisse and the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Kam, all of Town of Tonawanda. After a trip to Aruba, the couple will be at home in Town of Tonawanda.
The bride is a graduate of Geneseo State College and attends University at Buffalo for a master's degree. She teaches third grade in St. Amelia School. The bridegroom attended Buffalo State College and is a technology project manager with Vanstar Inc.
Darlene Ann DeLucia and John E. Boyd were united in marriage when they exchanged vows before Monsignor Richard L. Wetter during a 2 p.m. ceremony Saturday in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Clarence.
Diane M. Kegler of Clarence and Alex DeLucia of Syracuse are parents of the bride.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boyd of Buffalo are the bridegroom's parents.
A reception was given in the Buffalo Hilton before the couple left for Las Vegas, Nev. They will be at home in Phoenix, Ariz., where the bride is activities department director of Hilton Resort and the bridegroom is a technician with Elyte ATM. She is a graduate of Clarence Central High School and he is an alumnus of McKinley High School. They are Erie Community College North Campus graduates.
The Rev. Gregory P. Sykes of Lansing, Kan., performed the marriage ceremony for his niece, Cynthia E. Sykes, and John M. Delaney at 1:15 p.m. Saturday in St. Pius X Catholic Church, Getzville.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Sykes of Amherst are parents of the bride. The bridegroom is the stepson and son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen T. Shannon of Getzville and son of the late John R. Delaney. A reception was given in North Tonawanda Council Knights of Columbus clubhouse.
After a trip to Florida, the couple will be at home in Lockport.
A graduate of Sweet Home High School and Marjon School of Beauty Culture, the bride is employed in a Kmart store. The bridegroom is a graduate of Kenmore East High School and Bryant & Stratton Business Institute.
En route to the Florida Keys are David Matthew Jerozal and his bride, Sandra Renee Nocera, who were married Saturday at 1 p.m. in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Orchard Park.
The Rev. Gregory J. Dobson performed the ceremony for the daughter of Salvatore N. and Renee M. Nocera of Blasdell and the son of Theresa Jerozal of Angola and the late Raymond F. Jerozal Sr. A reception was given in Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant.
A graduate of Frontier Central High School, the bride attended Villa Maria College and Bryant & Stratton Business Institute. She is a supervisor with Prints Charming Photo Labs Inc. The bridegroom, a medical technologist in Buffalo General Hospital, is a graduate of St. Francis High School, Alfred State College of Technology and Alfred University.
Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Depew, was the setting Saturday at 2 p.m. for the wedding ceremony that the Rev. Louis S. Dolinic performed for Marcy Jo Gratien and Douglas M. Penkalski.
Donald J. and Judith H. Gratien of Depew are the bride's parents. The bridegroom's parents are Richard H. Penkalski of Depew and Jeanne Bertoncini of Elmwood Park, N.J. A reception was given in Father Justin Council Knights of Columbus clubhouse. After a trip to Las Vegas, Nev., the couple will be at home in Buffalo.
The bride, a graduate of Mount Mercy Academy and University at Buffalo, is employed by Direct Response Marketing. A Lancaster Central High School graduate, the bridegroom attended UB and is employed by Airborne Express.
In St. Elizabeth Catholic Church at 2 p.m. Saturday, nuptial vows were exchanged by Robin U. Schneider and Michael A. Vedella before the Rev. John Skrapits.
The bride is the daughter of Jacqueline E. Friot of Cheektowaga and Martin A. Schneider of Bradenton, Fla. Parents of the bridegroom are Beverly Vedella and Anthony Vedella, both of Buffalo. A reception was given in Harris Hill Volunteer Fire Company hall before the couple left for the Pocono Mountains. They will be at home in Town of Tonawanda.
A graduate of Kenmore West High School, the bride is attending Erie Community College North Campus and is employed by BryLin Hospitals. The bridegroom, a graduate of McKinley High School, is a plumber at Ed Young's True Value Hardware.
En route to Alaska are Jeffrey M. Blidy and his bride, Sheila M. Smith, who will make their home in West Seneca. St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church was the setting for their marriage ceremony Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Rev. Ronald P. Sajdak heard the vows exchanged by the daughter of Margaret E. Smith of Buffalo and the late Leo R. Smith and the son of Sharon and James Blidy of Buffalo. A reception was given in Iron Workers Hall.
The bride, a graduate of Buffalo Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts, attended North Carolina School of the Arts and is a video department manager in a Wegmans Food Pharmacy. The bridegroom, a graduate of McKinley High School and Erie Community College, is a carpenter with Tesmer Builders.
Donna M. Lewandowski, daughter of Marcia Lewandowski of Cheektowaga, and Garrett L. Smith, son of Lee and Sandra Smith of Java Village, were married Saturday at 2 p.m. in St. John Gualbert Catholic Church, Cheektowaga. The Rev. David W. Bialkowski performed the ceremony, preceding a reception in Samuel's Grande Manor.
The couple will be at home in Town of Tonawanda after a trip to Orlando, Fla.
A graduate of Villa Maria Academy, the bride is attending Erie Community College. She is a critical care partner in Children's Hospital and is an emergency medical technician with Rural Metro Ambulance, for which the bridegroom is a paramedic supervisor. He is a graduate of Pioneer Central High School and ECC and also is a Mercy Flight crew member.