The wedding ceremony for Spirithoula Susie Melithoniotes and Robert W. Walter took place Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation. The Rev. James A. Doukas heard their vows.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Melithoniotes of Cheektowaga are parents of the bride. The bridegroom's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Paul F. Walter Sr. of Depew. A reception was given in Salvatore's Italian Gardens. The couple will travel in Hawaii and will make their home in Cheektowaga.
A graduate of John F. Kennedy High School, the bride is a partner in Mike's Homemade Candies. The bridegroom is a Depew High School graduate and is employed by Union Concrete & Construction Corp.
In St. Ambrose Catholic Church at 2 p.m. Saturday, Danielle Marie Metz and Wayne Richard Schwanekamp were united in marriage by Monsignor William G. Stanton.
Parents of the bride are Patricia B. and Daniel J. Metz of West Seneca. Karen Rydzik of Buffalo and the late Richard Schwanekamp are the bridegroom's parents. A reception was given in Michael's Banquet Facility. The couple will live in Buffalo after a trip to the Bahamas.
The bride is an alumna of St. Mary High School and Canisius College, where she earned a master of business administration degree. She is controller of SofTech Medical Services Inc. The bridegroom, a graduate of Hamburg Central High School, is employed by Black Hat Chimney & Fireplace.
St. John's-Grace Episcopal Church was the setting Saturday at 2:30 p.m. for the wedding of Melissa A. SanGeorge and David G. Pace. The Rev. Peter W. Bridgford heard the vows of the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald C. SanGeorge of Buffalo and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Salvatore C. Pace of West Seneca. A reception was given in Buffalo/Niagara Marriott. The couple are traveling to Antigua and will be at home in Hamburg.
A City Honors High School and University at Buffalo graduate, the bride is vice president of and an investigator for Accurate Adjusters of Western New York Inc. The bridegroom is a graduate of West Seneca West High School and Syracuse University and is vice president of Pace Builders and Landscaping Inc.
Marriage vows exchanged by Melinda Rose Baish and John Francis Mancuso at 2 p.m. Saturday in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church on Delaware Avenue were heard by the Rev. Leon J. Biernat of St. Amelia Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Baish of Kenmore are parents of the bride. The bridegroom is the son of Carolyn A. Mancuso of Amherst and Robert J. Mancuso of Hollywood, Fla. A reception was given in Classics Banquet Center. After traveling to Florida and taking a Caribbean cruise, the couple will be at home in Kenmore.
The bride, a graduate of Kenmore West High School, is a consultant at David's Bridal. The bridegroom, a graduate of Kenmore East High School, is an independent automobile wholesaler.
Amy Rosen, an attorney, and David Brand, program director for Hillel of Buffalo, were married Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in Temple Sinai. Rabbi Shay E. Mintz, Hillel area director, performed the ceremony.
Myrna Rosen of Clarence and the late Roy Rosen are parents of the bride, a graduate of Clarence Central High School, University at Buffalo and its law school. She attended UB's counseling education psychology program.
The bridegroom, son of Robert and Joan Brand of New York City, is a graduate of New Lincoln School, New York City, and State University at Binghamton and has master's degrees from UB in political science and George Washington University in political campaign management. He also spent a year in Edinburgh University, Scotland.
Monsignor John C. Weimer, director of Catholic campus ministry at Buffalo State College, heard the wedding vows of Mary Patricia Wiedeman and John P. George Saturday at 5:15 p.m. in Holy Spirit Church. A reception was given in Holiday Inn, Grand Island, for the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Wiedeman of Buffalo and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas George of Williamsville. The couple left for Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. A graduate of Mount St. Mary Academy and cum laude graduate of Geneseo State College, the bride is a teacher assistant in School 84. The bridegroom, a Williamsville South High School and Erie Community College graduate, is a circuit board designer with Aerotek at Phillips Broadband Networks Inc., Manlius.
The ceremony that united Michele Marie Lambert and Keith Joseph Stachura in marriage was performed by the Rev. James B. Cunningham at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, Cheektowaga.
John E. and Diana Lambert of Cheektowaga are parents of the bride, a graduate of Geneseo State College who is working for a master's degree in science education in University at Buffalo.
The bridegroom is the son of Alexander A. Stachura and Barbara A. Stachura, both of Lancaster. He is a graduate of UB and is manager of a Consumer's Beverages store.
A reception was given in Joseph's Country Manor and Grove.
After a trip to Orlando, Fla., the couple will be at home in Depew.
Resurrection Catholic Church, Cheektowaga, was the setting Saturday at 1:30 p.m. for the ceremony that united Denise A. Grantham and Keith D. Ignaszak in marriage.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. Grantham of Town of Tonawanda are parents of the bride. The bridegroom is the son of Diane Ignaszak and Robert Ignaszak, both of Cheektowaga. A reception was given in Father Justin Council Knights of Columbus clubhouse. The couple are at home in Town of Tonawanda.
A graduate of Kenmore East High School and Erie Community College, the bride is a pharmacy technician employed by Independent Health. The bridegroom was graduated from Cheektowaga Central High School and is employed by American Axle & Manufacturing Inc.