In Our Lady of Victory Basilica at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Christine Theresa Manolis exchanged nuptial vows with John Paul Drehs Jr. during a ceremony performed by the Rev. Daniel J. Fawls. A reception was given in Michael's Banquet Facility for the newly married couple, who will be at home in Lackawanna after a trip to Orlando, Fla. The bride is the daughter of Michael G. and Patricia A. Manolis of Hamburg and the bridegroom is the son of Marietta Jo Drehs of Buffalo. The bride is a graduate of Bryant & Stratton College and is a customer service sales representative of Classifieds Plus. The bridegroom was graduated from Bishop Timon-St. Jude High School and is a service adviser at Amherst Chevrolet.
> Heilig - Banks
St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church was the setting as Sheila B. Heilig and Dennis E. Banks Jr. were married at 5 p.m. Friday. The Rev. C. Clark Hubbard and Deacon Edward Kusmierczyk heard their vows. A reception was given in Fontana's Banquet Center for the daughter of Joseph P. and Nancy R. Heilig of Buffalo and the son of Christine A. Hoffman of Boynton Beach, Fla., and the late Dennis E. Banks Sr. A graduate of South Park High School, the bride is an administrative assistant employed by Nurses United, CWA Local 1168. The bridegroom, a graduate of Hutchinson-Central Technical High School, is senior machine operator with Niagara Tying Service. After a stay in Toronto, the couple will live in Buffalo.
> Watson - Ertel
Jaime L. Watson and Darren A. Ertel were united in marriage at 1 :30 p.m. Saturday in St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, Cheektowaga, by the Rev. Joseph H. Penkaul. A reception was given in Kiebzak's Beginnings before the newly married couple left for a trip to Hawaii. The bride is the daughter of Howard and Patricia Watson of Depew and the bridegroom is the son of David and Cheryl Ertel of Cheektowaga. The bride, a graduate of Lancaster High School, is a receptionist with Eye Care Professionals of Western New York. The bridegroom, who attended Maryvale High School, is employed by McKesson Pharmaceutical, West Seneca. The couple will make their home in Depew.
> DeCarlo - Mindel
SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Hamburg, was the setting as Kristen Martina DeCarlo and Michael William Mindel were united in marriage at noon Saturday by the Rev. Sean E. DiMaria. A reception was given in Wanakah Country Club for the daughter of Gary J. and Carol J. DeCarlo of Angola and the son of William M. and Charlene O. Mindel of Hamburg. The bride, a graduate of Lake Shore Central High School, is a collections representative with Account Solutions Group. The bridegroom, a graduate of Frontier Central High School and ITT Technical Institute with honors, is a network operator for Delaware North Cos. After traveling to Maui, Hawaii, the newly married couple will make their home in Buffalo.
> Evans - O'Brien
Marriage vows were exchanged by Renee Evans and Sean O'Brien at 2 p.m. Saturday in Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Clarence. Monsignor Frederick D. Leising performed the ceremony before a reception was given for the couple in Sean Patrick's Emerald Isle. Parents of the bride are Kathleen and Gerald Campbell of Sanborn. The bridegroom is the son of Judith and Thomas O'Brien of Blasdell. The newly married couple will take a Caribbean cruise. A graduate of St. Bonaventure University, the bride is a senior client service representative of ITC DELTACOM, Charlotte, N.C. The bridegroom is a Canisius College graduate and is an account executive with GreenPoint Lending, Charlotte.
> Wardell - Fasolino
Marisa Wardell and Nicholas Fasolino, graduates of Buffalo State College, were united in marriage at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, North Tonawanda. Monsignor Edward T. Fisher and Deacon Daniel E. Brick heard the nuptial vows of the daughter of Marlene and Leslie Wardell of North Tonawanda and the son of Helen and Jerry Fasolino of Williamsville. A reception was given in Shanghai Red's restaurant for the newly married couple, who are traveling to Hilton Head Island, S.C. The bride, who has a master's degree, teaches art in Colonial Village Elementary School in Niagara Wheatfield School District. The bridegroom is a sales employee of Alternative Rubber & Plastics Inc.
> McHugh - Herkey
Kelly Rose McHugh and Jeff Herkey were united in marriage during a ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church, Hamburg. Monsignor W. Jerome Sullivan heard the couple's exchange of nuptial vows. A reception was given in Gregor's Garden Grove for the daughter of Dennis and Joyce McHugh of Buffalo and the son of Marlin and Theresa Herkey of Cheektowaga. A cum laude graduate of Buffalo State College, the bride is a forensic chemist with Erie County Central Police Services Forensic Laboratory. The bridegroom is a concrete finisher employed by Ledge Creek Development Inc. After a trip to Cancun, Mexico, the newly married couple will make their home in Hamburg.
> Smith - Havens
Jennifer M. Smith and Kerry T. Havens were united in marriage at 3 p.m. Saturday in Father Justin Council Knights of Columbus clubhouse, Cheektowaga, prior to a reception. South Wales Town Justice Raymond Poliseno heard the couple's exchange of nuptial vows. The bride is the daughter of Joanne Knauber of Lancaster and Glenn Smith of Anchorage, Alaska. The bridegroom's parents are Barbara Stranz of Arcade and Kenneth Havens of Alden. A graduate of Lancaster High School, the bride is an office manager with Cozzwill Inc. The bridegroom, a graduate of East Aurora High School, is meat manager for a Tops Market in East Aurora. After a trip to Jamaica, the newly married couple will live in Elma.