Sharon A. Maerten and Karhlton F. Moore, attorneys, were married Saturday at noon in Christ the King Chapel at Canisius College, preceding a reception in Marygold Manor. The Rev. Paul D. Seil of St. Lawrence Church heard the vows of the daughter of Wayne A. and Elizabeth A. Maerten of Tonawanda and the son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Moore of Springfield, Ohio.
The bride is an attorney with Ohio Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Chillicothe, and the bridegroom is an assistant attorney general in the Ohio attorney general's office. A graduate of Cardinal O'Hara High School and Canisius College, cum laude, the bride was graduated magna cum laude from American University College of Law, from which the bridegroom was graduated. He is an alumnus of Springfield (Ohio) North High School and Wright State University. They will live in Columbus, Ohio, after a trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Nuptial vows were exchanged by Kelly L. Whalen and Jeffrey M. Werdein during a ceremony performed by the Rev. Eric L. Sikora at 2 p.m. Saturday in Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, Orchard Park. A reception was given in Orchard Park Country Club.
Neil and Judy Whalen of Orchard Park are the bride's parents. The bridegroom's parents and stepparents are Ronald and Marge Werdein of West Seneca and Nancy and William Daigler of Lancaster. The couple will live in Buffalo.
A counselor in East Aurora High School, the bride is a graduate of Orchard Park Central High School and University at Buffalo, where she earned a master's degree in education.
The bridegroom is an alumnus of St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute and UB, where he received a master of business administration degree. He is a vice president with Evans National Bank.
En route to Europe are Adam Thomas Drahushuk of Amherst and his bride, Karen Marie McCormack of Buffalo.
The Rev. Edward F. Jost Jr. performed their nuptial ceremony Saturday at noon in St. Christopher Catholic Church, Town of Tonawanda.
A reception was given in Salvatore's Italian Gardens for the daughter of Arthur and Gail McCormack of Fishkill and the son of Thomas Drahushuk and Frances Drahushuk-Woullard, both of Hudson.
A graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes High School, Poughkeepsie, and State University at Binghamton, the bride is working for a doctorate in pharmacology research in University at Buffalo where she is a graduate assistant for the Research Foundation.
The bridegroom, a research assistant professor in UB, is a graduate of Hudson High School, Albany College of Pharmacy and has a doctorate in pharmacology and toxicology from UB.
Nicole Lynne Grillo and C. James Brandt Jr., who were married Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in St. John's-Grace Episcopal Church, will be volunteers at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Kanab, Utah, during a trip West. The Rev. Peter W. Bridgford heard their vows before a reception was given in Connecticut Street Armory. Parents and stepparents of the bride are Georgianne A. and John W. Boland of Kenmore and Samuel and Judy Grillo of Depew. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. James Brandt Sr. of Phelps.
A graduate of Kenmore West High School and Niagara County Community College, the bride attended University at Buffalo and is a medical assistant for Dr. Kenneth H. Eckhert Jr. The bridegroom, a technical writer for Comptek-Amherst Systems Inc., is a graduate of Mid Lakes High School, Phelps, and UB where he doing graduate work in computer science. They will live in Buffalo.