Mary Jane Mahnke of Amherst, assistant principal of Hamburg Central High School, and the Rev. William J. C. Russell of Orchard Park, a psychologist in Hamburg Central Schools, were married Saturday at 3 p.m. in Orchard Park United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Dr. William Grossman of Asbury United Methodist Church, assisted by the Rev. Gregory A. Franklin, performed the ceremony. A reception was given in Glen Oak Golf Course clubhouse.
The bride is a graduate of Geneseo State College, where she earned a master's degree in education, and attended University at Buffalo for advanced study in curriculum and supervision. The bridegroom is a graduate of Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, and Southern Methodist University and has a doctor of philosophy degree from Syracuse University.