Share this article

print logo

CALLAHAN - POPIELSKI

Nuptial vows were exchanged by Sarah Ann Callahan and Dean James Popielski before Wethersfield Town Justice Elaine Skotnicki at 6 p.m. Saturday in La Galleria Restaurant, preceding a reception.

Parents of the bride are John R. and Kim M. Callahan of Wethersfield Springs. Walter Popielski of Clarence and Cheryl Bushley of West Seneca are the bridegroom's parents.

A graduate of Warsaw Central High School and Genesee Community College, the bride is attending Buffalo State College and is a production control, shipping and receiving employee of Dimar Manufacturing. The bridegroom, a graduate of West Seneca West High School, is assembly leadman at Innovative Concepts in Entertainment.

Fortunato - Bouton
The wedding ceremony for Farrah Janine Fortunato and Jeremly Michael Bouton was performed by the bridegroom's cousin, Salvation Army Capt. Kimberly D'Amaro of Portsmouth, N.H., and the Rev. Eric Amundson at 3 p.m. Saturday in Bethlehem Presbyterian Church.

The bride is the daughter of Lorenz Lucas of Buffalo. The bridegroom is the son of Deborah Bouton of Buffalo. A reception was given in LaSalle Yacht Club.

A graduate of Bennett High School, the bride attended Erie Community College and is a child care provider for Small Wonders of Buffalo. The bridegroom, a graduate of Lafayette High School, is a construction worker for North Forest Development, Amherst. They will be at home in Buffalo.

Malkiewicz - Kaczmarek
To be at home in Lockport are Joseph John Kaczmarek and his bride, Jean Marie Malkiewicz, who are traveling to Cancun, Mexico. St. Mary Catholic Church, Swormville, was the setting at 1 p.m. Saturday for their marriage ceremony performed by the Rev. Robert M. Yetter.

Edmund and Rita Malkiewicz, the bride's parents, and Donald and Patricia Kaczmarek, parents of the bridegroom, are of Buffalo.

A reception for the bride and bridegroom was given in Leonard Post Jr. Post Veterans of Foreign Wars clubhouse.

The bride is a graduate of Buffalo Traditional High School and is employed in sales by Aldi. The bridegroom, a graduate of Kensington High School, is a roofing foreman for J.L. Murray Co.

Meissner - Thompson
Alfred University graduates Melissa M. Meissner and Michael J. Thompson were married at 4 p.m. Saturday in Trinity Lutheran Church, West Seneca.

The Rev. Robert C. Spilman and Deacon Ronald Habedank performed the ceremony for the daughter of Donald B. and Kim A. Meissner of Orchard Park and the son of Donald A. and Mary Ann Thompson of Hamburg.

The bride is an alumna also of Hamburg Central High School. The bridegroom, a Frontier Central High School graduate, has a master's degree in ceramic engineering from Alfred and is a product development engineer with Siemans Westinghouse Power Corp., Pittsburgh, Pa. They will be at home in Monroeville, Pa., after a trip to Prince Edward Island.

Drabek - Barnas
St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Elma, was the setting Saturday at 2 p.m. when Deanna L. Drabek and Jeffrey M. Barnas were united in mariage by the Rev. Daniel J. Palys.

The bride is the daughter of Katherine Drabek of Blasdell and Steve Drabek of Floral City, Fla. Christine and Frank Barnas of Cheektowaga are the bridegroom's parents. A reception was given in Michael's Banquet Facility. The couple will be at home in Dallas, Texas, after taking a cruise to Hawaii and Mexico.

A graduate of Frontier Central High School, the bride is a medical billing specialist with Healthfirst Services, Fort Worth, Texas. The bridegroom, a West Seneca East High School graduate, is owner of Division One Concrete, Dallas.

Gian - Fuller
Wedding vows were exchanged by Jennifer L. Gian and Kevin G. Fuller during a ceremony performed by the Rev. Brian T. Hatrick at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, North Evans. A reception was given in Sheraton Four Points Hotel.

Linda A. Gian of Derby and the late J. Harry Gian are the bride's parents. Parents of the bridegroom are Melvin G. and Lois A. Fuller of Angola.

The bride is a graduate of Fredonia State College. A project engineer with Rigidized Metals Corp., the bridegroom is a graduate of Buffalo State College, where he is pursuing a master's degree in industrial technology. They will be at home in Hamburg after a trip to the Dominican Republic.

Van Denbergh - Verbanic
Laura Elizabeth Van Denbergh, project director at Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, Pa., and Nicholas Verbanic, a portfolio manager with Elias Asset Management, were married Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in Our Lady of Victory Basilica.

The Rev. Edward F. Jost performed the ceremony before a reception was given in Park Country Club of Buffalo. Peter Van Denbergh of Lake View and the late Sandra Van Denbergh are parents of the bride. The bridegroom is the son of Norman and Eleanor Verbanic of Elma.

The couple are traveling to New Zealand and Australia. The bride is a graduate of Daemen College and the bridegroom is a University at Buffalo graduate. They will be at home in Snyder.

Mitchell - Guest
Amy Marie Mitchell and Thomas Edward Guest, who attended Buffalo State College, exchanged nuptial vows at 2:15 p.m. Saturday in Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, Angola.

The Rev. Bernard U. Nowak performed the ceremony for the daughter of Harry and Carole Mitchell of Hamburg and the son of Brian and Barbara Guest of Derby. A reception was given in Kloc's Blossom Grove. The couple will make their home in Angola after a trip to Jamaica.

A teacher in an Edukids Early Childhood Education Center, the bride is a graduate of Orchard Park Central High School and Erie Community College. The bridegroom, a graduate of Lake Shore Central High School, is a corrections officer at Lakeview Correctional Facility.