Wedding vows were exchanged by Sarah A. Forrest and Louis G. Gruber before Aurora Town Justice George M. Hezel at 5 p.m. Friday at O'Brien's Sleepy Hollow Restaurant & Grove, East Aurora, where a reception was given. The bride is the daughter of Amy Pecoraro of Williamsville and John Forrest of Fort Myers, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Gruber of Buffalo are the bridegroom's parents. The couple will travel to Florida, where the bride will teach in Fort Myers schools. A graduate of Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart and Buffalo State College, she has been a substitute teacher with the Buffalo Board of Education. The bridegroom is a graduate of Maryvale High School and attended Erie Community College North Campus. He has been employed by Neth and Son Inc. in roofing and construction.
Elizabeth Anne Courtin and David Joseph McCarthy were married by the Rev. Bartholomew W. Lipiec at 5 p.m. Friday in Annunciation Catholic Church. A reception was given in the Niagara Club for the daughter of Margaret Mary Courtin of Williamsville and Damian Courtin of Cheektowaga and the son of Susan McCarthy of Williamsville and Dennis M. McCarthy of Grand Island. The bride attended Cleveland Institute of Music and Geneseo State College and is studying Suzuki Violin Method with Mary Kay Neal. The bridegroom, a Buffalo State College graduate, is a numismatist with Kagin's Inc., Tiburon, Calif. He is writing a book on the history and coinage of the U.S. Branch Mint in San Francisco, Calif. The Williamsville South High School graduates will be at home in Tiburon after a trip to Bermuda.
A reception was given in Glen Oak Golf Course clubhouse after the wedding of Meredith M. Biniszkiewicz and Erik T. Eustice at 4:30 p.m. Friday in Zion Lutheran Church, Clarence Center. The Rev. Chadrick Brown performed the marriage ceremony for the daughter of Marina B. Biniszkiewicz of Lancaster and William E. Biniszkiewicz of Amherst and the son of Dale and Kent Eustice of Niagara Falls. The bride, a hair stylist at Chez Ann Salon & Day Spa, is a graduate of Leon's Studio One School of Hair Design and is a senior in Buffalo State College. The bridegroom is a graduate of University at Buffalo and is a sales associate with Cricket Communications. He also is a self-employed photographer and worship leader of student ministries for Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church. The couple will travel to Ocean City, Md.
St. Christopher Catholic Church, Town of Tonawanda, was the setting at 2 p.m. Saturday when North Tonawanda High School graduates Andrea M. Ferree and William R. Latta were united in marriage by Monsignor Francis G. Weldgen. A reception was given in Brierwood Country Club. The couple are traveling to the Bahamas and will live in Hamburg. Parents of the bride are Michele and Gregg Golding of North Tonawanda and George and Gladys Ferree of Lockport. The bridegroom is the son of William and Gloria Latta of North Tonawanda. The bride, a graduate of Niagara University, is a teacher in the Oswego City School District. The bridegroom, a graduate of Medaille College, is a supervisor in cash management for BlueCross BlueShield, Syracuse. After a trip to the Bahamas, they will live in Oswego.
Rachel R. DiPirro, a counselor in Nardin Academy, and Jason G. Perna, art educator in West Seneca Central School District, were married at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, West Seneca. The Rev. John R. Klatt performed the ceremony for the daughter of Roger and Nancy DiPirro of Cheektowaga and the son of Stephen and Monica Perna of Lancaster. A reception was given in Salvatore's Italian Gardens. The couple will be at home in Lancaster after traveling to Bora Bora and Tahiti. The bride is a graduate of Depew High School and Canisius College, where she received a master's degree in counselor education. The bridegroom is a graduate of Lancaster Central High School and Buffalo State College where he received a master's degree in sculpture and multidisciplinary studies.
Victoria N. Fox became the bride of Jeremy Dwyer at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Augustine Catholic Church, Depew, when they exchanged nuptial vows before the Rev. Conrad P. Stachowiak. A reception was given in Creekside Banquet & Picnic Grove. The couple will be at home in Cheektowaga after traveling to the Mayan Riviera, Mexico. The bride is the daughter of Paul and Patricia Fox of Cheektowaga. Parents of the bridegroom are Thomas Dwyer of Davenport, Fla., and Delia Dwyer of Schenectady. A graduate of Cheektowaga Central High School and University at Buffalo, the bride is an administrative assistant with EduKids and is a teacher in Karyn Kelly Dance Center. The bridegroom is a graduate of UB and has a master's degree in architecture from UB. He is employed by Silvestri Architects.
Bishop J. Michael Garrison of the Diocese of Western New York and Archdeacon Bruce N. Gillies performed the marriage ceremony for Laura Marie Saetveit and Ward Randolph Miles at 5 p.m. Saturday in St. Paul Cathedral. A reception was given in Kleinhans Music Hall for the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Duane Saetveit of Buffalo and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ward Joseph Miles of St. Louis, Mo. The bride is a graduate of Brown University and will be a graduate student in English literature in University of Cambridge, England, in September. The bridegroom is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design and is manager of its Solar House Project. He also is a graduate of College of Wooster. They are traveling to Anguilla and will be at home in Providence, R.I., before moving to England.
At noon Saturday in Infant of Prague Catholic Church, Cheektowaga, the marriage ceremony for Debora Elizabeth Rau and David C. D'Alfonso was performed by the Rev. James W. Hartwell. A reception was given in Salvatore's Italian Gardens for the daughter of Carl H. and Marcia Rau of Cheektowaga and the son of Savino S. and Antonietta D'Alfonso of East Amherst. A graduate of Maryvale High School, the bride is attending Erie Community College North Campus and is team leader of client accounting for North American Administrators. The bridegroom is a graduate of St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute and Buffalo State College. He is an industrial engineer at General Motors Engine Plant, employed through Superior Technical Resources. They will be at home in Cheektowaga after a trip to Orlando, Fla.