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To be at home in North Tonawanda are Steven Chlebowy and his bride, Kelley L. Yuhnke, who are traveling to Aruba. They were married by the Rev. Edward F. Jost Jr. at noon Saturday in St. Christopher Catholic Church, Town of Tonawanda.

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce T. Yuhnke of North Tonawanda are parents of the bride and Mr. and Mrs. John Chlebowy of Springville are the bridegroom's parents. A reception was given in Bowmansville Banquet Hall.

A graduate of North Tonawanda High School and Niagara County Community College, the bride is a senior client instructor and independent living skills specialist with People Inc. The bridegroom, a graduate of Buffalo Traditional High School, is a fabricator at Schmidt Industries.

Mrs. Stahlka
The nuptial vows exchanged by Christine A. Mathieu and Bradley A. Stahlka at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in St. John Lutheran Church, Williamsville, were heard by the Rev. Peter Breitsch.

Jean-Paul and Patricia Mathieu of West Seneca are parents of the bride and the bridegroom's parents are William A. Stahlka of Grand Island and Rosemarie Hill of Clymer. A reception was given in Harry's Harbour Place Grille before the couple left for Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. They will make their home in Williamsville.

A University at Buffalo graduate, the bride is employed with Mutual of New York in insurance and investments. The bridegroom is a Fredonia State College graduate and is vice president of EMS Group/Stahlka Agency.

Mrs. Ruffner
Nuptial vows were exchanged by Kelly Marie Quinn and Robert Andrew Ruffner at 1 p.m. Saturday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, East Aurora. Monsignor Kevin T. O'Neill performed the ceremony.

Roza Kurcz and Philip Quinn, both of Buffalo, are the bride's parents. Parents of the bridegroom are John T. and Suzann Ruffner of Darien. A reception was given in Kotecki's Grandview Grove. After a trip to Orlando, Fla., and the Bahamas, the newly married couple will be at home in East Aurora.

A graduate of University at Buffalo, the bride is a pharmacist in an Eckerd Drugs store. The bridegroom, a Buffalo Traditional High School graduate, is self-employed in child care and is a volunteer for Camp Good Days and Special Times.

Mrs. Johnson
True Bethel Baptist Church was the setting Saturday at 3 p.m. when the Rev. Darius G. Pridgen performed the ceremony that united Tasha Marcelle Rice and Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Arthur Norris Johnson in marriage.

A reception was given in McCoy Convention Center. Patricia Rice and Maurice Rice, both of Buffalo, are the bride's parents. The bridegroom is the son of Willie Swain of Buffalo and the late Annie Johnson. The couple will be at home in Buffalo after a trip to the Pocono Mountains. A South Park High School graduate, the bride attends Erie Community College and is a laboratory support technician in Buffalo General Hospital. The bridegroom is a graduate of Burgard Vocational High School and is a training chief stationed in Buffalo.

Mrs. Decker
A reception was given in the Quaker Room after Renee Safy and Jamie Decker were married Saturday at 3 p.m. in Yates Park at Green Lake, Orchard Park. Williamsville Village Justice Victoria L. D'Angelo heard their vows.

The bride is the stepdaughter and daughter of Paul and Mary Ann Faubert of Williamsville and daughter of the late Charles J. Safy Jr. Parents of the bridegroom are Robert and Cathy Decker of Cheektowaga.

A graduate of Williamsville East High School, the bride attended Erie Community College North Campus and is a waitress and hostess in Flying Tigers Restaurant. The bridegroom, a salesman for Hutchins Automotive, is a graduate of Cheektowaga Central High School. They will live in Cheektowaga after a trip to Aruba.

Mrs. Moretto
To make their home in Buffalo after taking a Caribbean cruise are Roger Samuel Moretto and his bride, Nancy Robin Hughes. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Niagara Falls, was the setting for their wedding ceremony Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

The Rev. James J. Kasinski heard the vows of the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Hughes of Lockport and the stepson and son of Mr. and Mrs. James A. Mapes of Town of Tonawanda. A reception was given in Bristol Manor.

A graduate of Niagara Falls High School, the bride is a server in an Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar. The bridegroom, a marketing associate with Sysco Food Service, is a graduate of Kenmore West High School and Culinary Institute of America.

Mrs. Whelan
Performing the marriage ceremony for Kimberly A. Moore and Matthew M. Whelan at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Ambrose Catholic Church was the Rev. Richard E. Zajac, a chaplain in Sisters Hospital, where the bride is a surgical technician.

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Moore of Eden are parents of the bride, a graduate of Mount Mercy Academy, Trocaire College and Erie Community College South Campus. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Whelan of Buffalo.

An instructor in the City of Buffalo Recreation Department, he is a graduate of Bishop Timon High School and attended Canisius College and University at Buffalo. A reception was given in Operating Engineers Hall. After a trip to Aruba, the couple will be at home in Buffalo.

Mrs. Ptak
The marriage vows exchanged by Kelly Anne Musialowski and James Stephen Ptak were heard by the Rev. Louis S. Dolinic at 2 p.m. Saturday in Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Depew.

A reception was given in Adam's restaurant for the daughter of Robert and Marie Musialowski of Orchard Park and the son of Thomas and Stephanie Ptak of Depew. After a trip to Barbados, the newly married couple will be at home in Depew.

A respiratory therapist in Strong Memorial Hospital, the bride is a graduate of Lancaster Central High School and State Health Science Center at Syracuse. The bridegroom, a crane operator for Gibraltar Steel, is a graduate of St. Mary High School and Erie Community College North Campus.