Canisius College graduates Amy R. Hammond and Brian C. Kantz were married in Christ the King Chapel at the college at noon Saturday by the Rev. J. Peter Conroy and the Rev. Dr. Dennis C. Duling, a Presbyterian minister, both of the college.
Warren and Donna Hammond of Amherst are parents of the bride and the bridegroom is the son of Paul and MaryKay Kantz of Cleveland Heights, Ohio. A reception was given in Holiday Inn, Grand Island. After traveling in New England, the couple will live in Kenmore. The bride is a graduate assistant in the admissions office at Canisius College, where she is pursuing a master's degree in education. The bridegroom is an associate editor with Meister Publishing Co.
Hutchinson Memorial Chapel of the Holy Innocents in the Episcopal Church Home was the setting Saturday at 1:30 p.m. when the Rev. Donald B. Hill, home chaplain, performed the marriage ceremony for Julie Ann Craig and Norman V. Cook Jr.
Parents of the bride are Mr. and Mrs. William Craig of Buffalo and the bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Norman V. Cook of North Tonawanda. A reception was given in Bowmansville Banquet Hall. The couple, who will be at home in North Tonawanda, will travel to Georgia and Florida. They are graduates of McKinley High School and Buffalo State College. The bride is a funds transferring representative of Citicorp. The bridegroom is a general contractor.
Kimberly J. Aikins, daughter of Robert and Jean Aikins of Town of Tonawanda, and Chris Hamblen were married Saturday at 2 p.m. in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Town of Tonawanda.
The Rev. Adolph M. Kowalczyk performed the ceremony for the bride and the son of Percy Hamblen of Cloverdale, Ind., and Janet Elwood of Socorro, N.M. A reception was given in Sheraton Hotel Buffalo before the couple left for New England. They will be at home in Indianapolis, Ind. An alumna of Cardinal O'Hara High School, the bride is an honors graduate of Art Institute of Pittsburgh, from which the bridegroom was graduated. He is employed in construction in Bloomington, Ind.
Jan N. Fredrickson and John R. Thome were united in marriage at 1 p.m. Saturday in Plymouth Congregational Church, Lockport, by the Rev. Stephen A. Hall.
The bride is the daughter of Bruce and Maggie Fredrickson and the bridegroom is the son of Robert and Velma Thome, all of Lockport. A reception was given in Pendleton House. The newly married couple, graduates of Lockport High School, will make their home in East Amherst.
A graduate of Potsdam State College, the bride has a master's degree from Georgetown University and teaches French and Spanish in Clarence Central High School. The bridegroom is employed by Delphi Harrison Thermal Systems.
Christ the King Chapel at Canisius College was the setting Saturday at 2 p.m. for the wedding of Alesia Bono to Gino Zagarrio.
The Rev. Perry Ciambella of St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Elma, performed the ceremony for the daughter of Richard and Susan Bono of West Seneca and the son of Carmela Zagarrio of Depew and the late Charles Zagarrio. A reception was given in Salvatore's Italian Gardens. After a trip to Orlando, Fla., the newly married couple will be at home in West Seneca.
The bride is a graduate of Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart and Canisius College. The bridegroom, a graduate of Depew High School and Erie Community College, is a general foreman for Destro Brothers Construction.
En route to New Zealand are Karl Recktenwald and his bride, Kimberly A. Greene, who will make their home in North Boston. Their wedding ceremony in St. Martin Catholic Church at 2 p.m. Saturday preceded a reception in the Buffalo Hilton.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Greene of Buffalo are parents of the bride and the bridegroom's parents are the late Dr. Donald E. Recktenwald and the late Mary Cotter Recktenwald.
The bride, a graduate of Mount Mercy Academy, Bryant & Stratton Business Institute and Trocaire College, is employed by Moog Inc. The bridegroom was graduated from St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute and Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and is a pharmacist in a Kmart pharmacy.
The Rev. Joseph F. Moreno performed the marriage ceremony for Lisa Marie Cich and Stephen A. Gettings at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Margaret Catholic Church.
Rosemarie Cich of Buffalo and David J. Cich of Grand Island are parents of the bride. The bridegroom is the son of John Gettings of Buffalo and the late Theresa Gettings.
A graduate of Bennett High School, the bride is a manager and hair stylist with Super Cuts. The bridegroom, a graduate of McKinley High School, is employed by Niagara Window Cleaning & Janitorial Corp. A reception was given in Niagara Frontier American Legion Post clubhouse. After a trip to Barbados, the newly married couple will be at home in Buffalo.
The Rev. Reid Ferguson of Evangel Church of Fairport performed the marriage ceremony for Suzette M. Wright and John D. Fingler at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Full Gospel Tabernacle, Orchard Park.
A reception was given in Kotecki's Grandview Grove for the daughter of Paulette and William Wright of Lake View and the son of Gary Fingler and Beverly Logan, both of Fairport. The newly married couple, who were graduated from Brockport State College, will make their home in Rochester.
A corporate trainer for Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, the bride is a graduate of Frontier Central High School. The bridegroom, a graduate of Fairport High School, is an employee of Keymel & Kohl Construction Inc.