Jean M. Purpura, a substitute teacher, and Patrick J. Heyden, who teaches English in Lewiston-Porter Central High School, were married Friday at 4 p.m. in St. Mark Catholic Church.
Monsignor Francis Braun performed the ceremony.
James and Jean Purpura of Buffalo are the bride's parents and Francis and Margaret Heyden of Town of Tonawanda are parents of the bridegroom.
A reception was given in Statler Golden Ballroom.
The couple will make their home in Buffalo.
The bride was graduated from Buffalo State College. The bridegroom, a graduate of Canisius College, earned a master's degree in English education from Buffalo State.