The wedding of Julie Ann Haettich and Richard Charles Schwallie took place at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. The Rev. Matthew J. Zirnheld of Our Lady of Victory Basilica performed their marriage ceremony.
Mary Ann Haettich of Buffalo and John Haettich of Sloan are parents of the bride and Thomas and Judith Schwallie of Town of Tonawanda are the bridegroom's parents.
A reception was given in Hearthstone Manor.
The newly married couple will be at home in West Seneca after traveling to Las Vegas, Nev., and Ixtapa, Mexico.
A graduate of South Park High School and Erie Community College, the bride is a retail merchandise manager for Tuxedo Junction.
The bridegroom, a graduate of Kenmore East High School and Buffalo State College, is an account executive with Adelphia Media Services.
Forgione - Seelbach
Alumni Chapel at Niagara University was the setting Saturday at 1 p.m. when Denise Lyn Forgione, a graduate of the university, and Matthew Joseph Seelbach, a University at Buffalo graduate, exchanged marriage vows. The Rev. Thomas P. McGourty of Niagara performed the ceremony.
Anthony R. Forgione and Barbara A. Forgione, both of Niagara Falls, are the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Seelbach of Town of Tonawanda are the bridegroom's parents. A reception was given in Fairdale Banquet Center.
The newly married couple will travel in Italy and Greece and will make their home in Town of Tonawanda.
The bride has a master's degree in nursing from D'Youville College and is a nurse manager in Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Buffalo. The bridegroom is an officer in the Town of Tonawanda Police Department.
Maconaghy - Manson
Air Force Staff Sgt. Jill L. Maconaghy and Steven James Manson Jr., who also served in the Air Force, exchanged vows Saturday at noon in Fourteen Holy Helpers Catholic Church before Monsignor Albert W. Clody, Buffalo Fire Department chaplain, and the Rev. Dennis J. Mancuso. She is the daughter of Sharon and retired Buffalo Fire Department Capt. Paul Maconaghy Sr. of Cheektowaga and he is the son of Susan and Steven J. Manson Sr. of Elizabethtown, Ky. A reception was given in Adam's restaurant for the couple, who are traveling to Orlando, Fla. A graduate of West Seneca West High School and Community College of the Air Force, she is a medic at Pope Air Force Base, N.C. A graduate of Fort Knox Military Academy, he attended Community College of the Air Force and is manager of Roadway Express, Eastover/Fayetteville, N.C. They are Civil Air Patrol members.
White - Piacente
Sarah White, a graduate of Long Island University, and Joseph Piacente III, a graduate of Fredonia State College, were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Stephen Catholic Church, Grand Island.
The Rev. Daniel F. Fiebelkorn performed their wedding ceremony.
A reception for the couple was given in Salvatore's Italian Gardens.
Kenneth and Susan White of Grand Island are parents of the bride.
The bridegroom's parents are Kathleen and Joseph Piacente Jr. of Wales Center.
The newly married couple will make their home in Cheektowaga after a trip to Jamaica.
A techician with the Research Foundation at University at Buffalo, the bride is a Grand Island High School graduate.
The bridegroom, a graduate of Iroquois Central High School, is a computer network technician of HSBC Bank USA.