A reception was given in Holiday Inn Downtown after Valerie Denise Thompson and Mark Anthony Victor Linsey were married Saturday at 3 p.m. in Open Praise Baptist Church. The Rev. Larry A. Boyd heard their vows.
Gloria Gray of Lackawanna and the late L. Z. Thompson are parents of the bride. The bridegroom is the son of Roxie Linsey and Nathaniel J. Stokes, both of Buffalo. After taking a trip to the Pocono Mountains, the couple will be at home in Buffalo.
A Buffalo State College graduate, the bride is a claims specialist for Travelers Property Casualty Insurance. The bridegroom, a graduate of Burgard Vocational High School and Kensington Business Institute, is a production worker at Chapin & Fagin.
Christine M. DiLaura became the bride of Henry W.J. McWilliams during a ceremony performed by the Rev. Michael J. Tunney at 4 p.m. Saturday in Christ the King Chapel at Canisius College.
A reception was given in the Buffalo Launch Club for the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Anthony J. DiLaura of Grand Island and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. McWilliams of Buffalo. After a trip to Aruba, the newly married couple will be at home in North Tonawanda.
A graduate of Grand Island High School and Canisius College, the bride is an accountant with Dopkins & Co. The bridegroom, a certified public accountant with Ernst & Young, is a graduate of St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute and Canisius College.
The wedding of Marilyn Diane Edrington to Donell Lamar Gibson Sr. took place Saturday at 3 p.m. in State Tabernacle Church of God in Christ. The Rev. John T. Gibson of House of Prayer performed the ceremony, preceding a reception in McCoy Convention Center.
The bride is the adopted daughter of the late Brinson and Daisy Edrington and daughter of Reuben and June Crawford of Buffalo. Flora and Zebbie Gibson Sr. of Buffalo are the bridegroom's parents.
A graduate of Bryant & Stratton, the bride attends Medaille College and is a medical clerk in Veterans Hospital. She served in the Army. The bridegroom is a graduate of Kensington High School and is a counselor in Renaissance House.
Monsignor Dino J. Lorenzetti performed the marriage ceremony for Rebecca Lynn Agnello and John Anthony O'Connor at 2 p.m. Saturday in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Orchard Park.
A reception was given in Salvatore's Italian Gardens for the daughter of Charles J. and Mary Ann Agnello and the son of John W. and Mary Joan O'Connor, all of West Seneca. After a trip to Aruba, the couple will live in West Seneca.
A counselor in Lancaster Central High School, the bride is a graduate of Canisius College where she received a master's degree. The bridegroom, a special education teacher in a Stanley G. Falk School, is a graduate of University at Buffalo and has a master's degree from Buffalo State College.
A reception was given in Classics Banquet Center after Julie Anne Fleischauer and Eric Edmund Cook were married Saturday at 2 p.m. in Trinity United Methodist Church, Grand Island.
The Rev. Paul E. Robinson performed the ceremony for the daughter of Alfred and Susan Fleischauer of Grand Island and the son of Mark Cook and Lorraine Cook, both of Grand Island. After a Caribbean cruise, the couple will live on Grand Island.
A graduate of Grand Island High School, the bride attended Bryant & Stratton and is office manager at Buffalo Metal Forming, which is owned by her father. The bridegroom, a Grand Island High alumnus, is a mechanic for Butler Fleet Service.
White Rock Missionary Baptist Church was the setting Saturday at 3:30 p.m. when Robin Charlyane Coleman exchanged nuptial vows with Brian Keith Scaife Sr. before the Rev. Dr. Ivery Daniels and the Rev. Orlando Williams.
The bride is the daughter of Loretta Coleman of Buffalo and the late Harvey Bowyer. She is a lead pharmacy technician with Veterans Western New York Healthcare System.
Henry White of Buffalo and the late Christine Scaife are parents of the bridegroom.
He was graduated from Bryant & Stratton and is a salesman at United Men's Fashions.
A reception was given in Pratt-Willert Community Center. The newly married couple will travel to Las Vegas, Nev.
A reception was given in Salvatore's Italian Gardens before Gary John Kurdziel and his bride, Maribel Ossa, left to travel in Italy. They were married Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Our Lady of Victory Basilica by the Rev. Matthew J. Zirnheld.
Parents of the bride are Pedro Ossa of Flushing and Consuelo Mejia of Forest Hills. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard A. Kurdziel of Alden are the bridegroom's parents. The couple will live in Fresh Meadows.
A graduate of Baruch College of City University of New York, the bride is a territory manager for SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals. The bridegroom was graduated from Canisius College and is a territory manager for the medical division of C.R. Bard Inc.
Antioch Baptist Church was the setting Saturday at 3 p.m. when Shelly Denise Pride exchanged marriage vows with Lance Everett Goodman. The Rev. William Bunton Jr. performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Marilyn S. Pride of Buffalo. Al C. Goodman, also of Buffalo, and the late Mellanee Goodman are the bridegroom's parents. A reception was given in Main Transit Banquet Hall. The newly married couple will travel to Hawaii and will be at home in Buffalo.
The bride is a graduate of D'Youville College and is a medical social worker in Erie County Medical Center. The bridegroom, a City of Buffalo firefighter, is a graduate of Hutchinson-Central Technical High School.