Deirdre Jordan Pursel and Russell William Huxhold were married Saturday at 1 p.m. in St. Mark Catholic Church when they exchanged nuptial vows before Monsignor Francis Braun.
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton T. Pursel of Buffalo are the bride's parents and the bridegroom is the son of William E. Huxhold of Mequon, Wis., and Sharon V. Huxhold of Milwaukee, Wis. A reception was given in the Garret Club before the couple left for Hawaii.
They will live in Chicago, Ill., where the bride teaches third grade in Chicago Public Schools System and the bridegroom is an equity trader with Peak Six Investment Group. A graduate of Cortland State College, she is doing graduate work in National-Louis University, Evanston, Ill. A University of Wisconsin graduate, he is pursuing a master of business administration degree in University of Chicago.
Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation was the setting Saturday at 3 p.m. when Maria Christine Turner exchanged marriage vows with Thomas Michael McCluskey. The Rev. James A. Doukas heard the vows of the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen L. Turner of Cheektowaga and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward McCluskey of Eden. After traveling to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the couple will make their home in Buffalo.
An alumna of Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart, the bride attended Buffalo State College and is a sales consultant for Olan Mills Portrait Studios. The bridegroom, a graduate of Buffalo Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts and Buffalo State, is a candidate for a master's degree from University at Buffalo. He is a percussion instructor at Twin Village Music and is a performer.
In North Tonawanda Botanical Gardens at noon Saturday, Danielle L. Lebron and Thomas J. Rhodes exchanged marriage vows before the Rev. Robert C. Snyder of Kenilworth United Church of Christ.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl E. Lebron, parents of the bride, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. Rhodes, the bridegroom's parents, are of Amherst. A reception was given in Banchetti by Rizzo's before the couple left for Maui, Hawaii. They will be at home in Tonawanda.
A registered nurse in the burn/trauma unit of Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, the bride is a graduate of Amherst Central High School and Sisters Hospital School of Nursing and is attending Daemen College. The bridegroom, a graduate of Sweet Home High School, attended Niagara County Community College and is employed by Hector's Hardware.
Sharon M. McDivitt became the bride of Thomas J. Greier at 3 p.m. Saturday in Central Park United Methodist Church, where the Rev. Janet M. Hubbard heard their vows. A reception was given in the Birge Mansion.
The bride is the daughter of Sharllann M. Kingsley of Cheektowaga and the bridegroom is the son of Paul F. and Patricia C. Greier of Carmel. After a trip to North Carolina, the couple will live in Buffalo.
A special education teacher in the Buffalo Public Schools, the bride is a graduate of Maryvale High School and Buffalo State College, where she is doing graduate work. The bridegroom, a graduate of Walter Panas High School, Peekskill, is a cum laude graduate of University at Buffalo, where he will do graduate work in electrical engineering. He is a project manager and computer systems engineer for Voice Technology Group.
Corinne E. Johnston, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Johnston of Snyder, and Joseph P. Mahoney, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Mahoney of Spearfish, S.D., were married Saturday at 3 p.m. in Lutheran Church of the Master, Lakewood, Colo. The Rev. Gail Swanson performed the ceremony preceding a reception in Mount Vernon Country Club. After a trip to Kauai, Hawaii, the couple will live in Denver, Colo.
Public relations manager for TeleTech Holdings Inc., Denver, the bride is a graduate of Amherst Central High School, Wittenberg University and has a master's degree from Ball State University. The bridegroom, a staff photographer for the Rocky Mountain News, is a graduate of Hulett High School, Hulett, Wy., Northwest College, Powell, Wy., and University of Wyoming. He attends University of Colorado, Denver.
Mara Patricia Derme and Dr. Michael John Endl were married Saturday at noon in Our Lady of Victory Basilica. Monsignor James F. Campbell of St. Joseph Cathedral performed the ceremony.
Billie Unger and Ronald Derme, both of Williamsville, are the bride's parents. The bridegroom is the stepson and son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edie of Williamsville. A reception was given in Park Country Club of Buffalo before the couple left for Venice, Italy.
The bride, a cum laude graduate of Cortland State College and University at Buffalo Law School, is an attorney with Frilot, Partridge, Kohnke and Clements, New Orleans, La. The bridegroom is a cum laude graduate of Boston University and UB School of Medicine and is completing a residency at Louisiana State University Eye Center. They will live in New Orleans.
The wedding of Lisa Anne McNeight and Jeffrey Michael Giancarlo took place Saturday at 2 p.m. in St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Orchard Park. Monsignor William J. Gallagher heard the vows of the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. McNeight Sr. of Orchard Park and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Giancarlo of Lancaster. A reception was given in Hearthstone Manor. The couple will live in Cheektowaga after a Caribbean cruise.
A graduate of Orchard Park Central High School and W. D. Ormsby Educational Center of Board of Cooperative Educational Services, the bride is attending Daemen College and is Hudson Valley service representative of Independent Health. The bridegroom, a West Seneca East High School graduate, is a sales agent for Metro Pytlak Real Estate and a service plan instructor for Heritage Centers.
A reception was given in Buffalo and Erie County Historical Museum before Christopher B. Lickers and his bride, Jamie A. Keeney, left for Las Vegas, Nev., and Hawaii. St. John's-Grace Episcopal Church was the setting Saturday at 1 p.m. for their wedding. The Rev. Peter W. Bridgford performed the ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. H. James Schierstein of North Tonawanda are mother and stepfather of the bride, whose father is the late Dennis C. Keeney. Mr. and Mrs. James H. Lickers of Buffalo are the bridegroom's parents.
A secretary in the commercial loans department of HSBC Bank USA, the bride attended Erie Community College and attends American Institute of Banking. The bridegroom attended Buffalo State College and is a technician with J. Licata Heating & Piping. They are alumni of Lafayette High School.