Monsignor John J. Conniff, bishop's liaison for retired priests, and Monsignor Francis Braun performed the marriage ceremony for Julie Wells Downing and Peter Kenneth Murphy at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Mark Catholic Church.
A reception was given in Cherry Hill Club, Ridgeway, Ont., for the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Downing of Orchard Park and the stepson and son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis G. Haselbauer of East Aurora. The newly married couple, who will travel in Ireland, will make their home in Rochester.
An attorney with Hamberger & Weiss, the bride is a graduate of Our Lady of Mercy High School, Rochester, Marymount College and University at Buffalo Law School. The bridegroom was graduated from East Aurora High School and UB and is an associate with Marriott Management Services, Rochester. He is an Army Reserve drill sergeant.