Ann Marie Portante and Mark F. Gentile were married by Monsignor William J. McDonnell at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, Amherst.
A reception was given in Buffalo Niagara Marriott for the daughter of Ubaldo and Carmela Portante of Amherst and the son of Francis D. Gentile of Auburn and the late Lucy Gentile.
A graduate of Sweet Home High School and Canisius College, the bride has a doctorate in optometry from Ohio State University and is a managing optometrist for Lenscrafters. The bridegroom is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology. They will be at home in Getzville after a trip to the Bahamas.
Malkiewicz - Murphy
Karen Marie Malkiewicz, a graduate of D'Youville College, and Ryan Michael Murphy, a Canisius College graduate, exchanged nuptial vows Saturday at 2 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel at Canisius College.
The Rev. John F. Kasperzak of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church performed the ceremony. A reception was given in Samuel's Grande Manor.
Joseph R. and Carol A. Malkiewicz of Cheektowaga are the parents of the bride.
The bridegroom is the son of Lewis J. and Sandra M. Murphy, also of Cheektowaga.
The newly married couple will make their home in Cheektowaga after traveling to Hawaii.
Osika - Lee
St. Christopher Catholic Church, Town of Tonawanda, was the setting at 2 p.m. Saturday when Michelle Osika and Jason Lee exchanged wedding vows.
A reception for the couple was given in Ellicott Creek Fire Hall. Joseph and Cathy Osika of Tonawanda are the bride's parents.
The bridegroom is the son of Patrick M. Lee of North Tonawanda and the late Janet Lee.
The bride is a graduate of Sweet Home High School.
The newly married couple are employed by Frank's Landscaping, she as a secretary and he as a subforeman.
Gannon - Brennan
The wedding of Kelly A. Gannon and Jason M. Brennan took place at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Lake View. Monsignor John W. Zeitler heard their exchange of vows.
Parents of the bride are Paul F. and Elizabeth A. Gannon of Lake View. The bridegroom's parents are Michael D. and Eileen Brennan of Lake View. A reception was given in Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant.
The couple are traveling to Florida. They are Frontier Central High School graduates. The bride is a production worker at the Ford Motor Co. in Woodlawn. The bridegroom, a graduate of National Tractor Trailer School, is a driver for Falcon Transport.