En route to Tahiti are John T. Cahalan IV and his bride, Christie L. Nowak, who were married at 1 p.m. Saturday in Epiphany United Church of Christ. The Rev. George S. Cushing heard their nuptial vows. The bride is the daughter of John and Linda Nowak of Cheektowaga. Parents of the bridegroom are Debra and David Brodka, also of Cheektowaga. A reception was given in Kloc's Blossom Grove for the couple. They will be at home in Lancaster. Human resources manager for Creditors Interchange, the bride is a graduate of University at Buffalo and has a master's degree in organizational communication and development from Canisius College. The bridegroom is a Canisius College graduate and is an operations manager for Sun Plus.
> Whipple - LoGrasso
After a Caribbean cruise, Benjamin William LoGrasso and his bride, Danielle Marie Whipple, will be at home in Amherst. The couple were united in marriage during a ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday in St. Christopher Catholic Church by the Rev. A. Mark Illig. A reception was given in Warren's Banquets for the daughter of the late Lisa Marie Peterson and the late Daniel Whipple and the son of Maryann and Michael Joseph LoGrasso Jr. of North Tonawanda. A graduate of LaSalle High School, the bride is a waitress in Family Tree Restaurant. A graduate of Grover Cleveland High School, the bridegroom attended Erie Community College and is employed as a web design specialist with Blanxxx Web Design, Amherst.
> Mandiak - Bodewes
St. Timothy Catholic Church, Town of Tonawanda, was the setting at 5 p.m. Friday when Michelle Lynne Mandiak became the bride of Daryl Terrence Bodewes during a ceremony performed by Monsignor John I. Ducette. The bride is the daughter of Rogers and Mary Ann Mandiak of Angola and the bridegroom is the son of Terrence and Florence Bodewes of Hudson, Fla. A reception was given in Classics Banquet Center for the newly married couple, who will make their home in Wheatfield. A civil engineer with Liro Engineers, the bride is a graduate of Purdue University and is a member of the board of directors of Buffalo Section of American Society of Civil Engineers. The bridegroom attended Erie Community College and is a carpenter.
> Shepard - Stefanucci
Performing the marriage ceremony for Heather L. Shepard and Michael J. Stefanucci at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in University Inn, preceding a reception, was the Rev. William J. Hardy of South Park United Presbyterian Church. The newly married couple will be at home in Wheatfield after a trip to Hawaii. The bride is the daughter of Dawn Shepard of Danville, Ill., and the late Edward Shepard. The bridegroom is the son of John and Noreen Stefanucci of North Tonawanda. An administrative assistant employed by Jack W. Hunt & Associates, the bride is a graduate of Villa Maria Academy and attended Canisius College. The bridegroom was graduated from North Tonawanda High School and is a letter carrier with U.S. Postal Service.
> Davis - Gampp
North Tonawanda High School graduates April Lea Davis and James Charles Gampp were married at 2 p.m. Saturday in Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society Museum by State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. A reception was given in Samuel's Grande Manor. The bride is the daughter of Gary and Victoria Davis of North Tonawanda. Parents of the bridegroom are Carol and Stephen Pawlik and Edwin and Joann Gampp, all of North Tonawanda. A graduate of University at Buffalo, the bride is special projects coordinator for Independent Health Foundation and is a member of Leadership Buffalo. The bridegroom is employed by Jamestown Container Corp. They will live in North Tonawanda after traveling to Aruba.
> Zgoda - Scinta
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church was the setting as Kelly Marie Zgoda and Michael James Scinta were united in marriage at 1 p.m. Saturday by the Rev. Raymond G. Corbin, prior to a reception in Leonard Post Jr. Post. The bride is the daughter of Christine and Leonard Zgoda of Lancaster and the bridegroom is the son of Carolyn and Melvin Scinta of Las Vegas, Nev. A graduate of Lancaster High School and the Millard Fillmore School of Radiologic Technology, the bride is a radiologic technologist in Erie County Medical Center. A graduate of West Seneca East High School, the bridegroom is a process technician employed by PCB Piezotronics, Lancaster. After traveling to Cabo San Lucas, the couple will live in Lancaster.
> Gross - Sauer
Bethesda Full Gospel Tabernacle, Tonawanda, was the setting at 2 p.m. Saturday when Rachel Margaret Gross became the bride of James Michael Sauer. The Rev. Salvatore Ciffa heard their exchange of nuptial vows before a reception was given in Millennium Airport Hotel Buffalo for the daughter of Eugene Glaser of North Tonawanda and Deborah Glaser of Tonawanda and the son of Carol and James Penrod of North Tonawanda. The couple will live in North Tonawanda after a trip to St. Lucia. The bride attended Niagara County Community College and is head teller at First Niagara Bank, North Tonawanda. The bridegroom is collection manager of Redline Recovery, Getzville. They are graduates of North Tonawanda High School.
> Owsian - Harig
Anne Marie E. Owsian became the bride of Andrew P. Harig as the couple were united in marriage by the Rev. Sean E. DiMaria in SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Hamburg, at 2 p.m. Saturday. A reception was given in La Galleria Restaurant before the couple left for a trip to the Bahamas. The bride is the daughter of Barbara J. Owsian of Hamburg and the late Richard B. Owsian Sr. and the bridegroom is the son of Gary R. and Mary E. Harig of Orchard Park. A graduate of Erie Community College, the bride is manager of Cappelli's, Orchard Park. The bridegroom, who attended Community College of the Finger Lakes, is captain of the Miss Buffalo and Niagara Clipper cruise boats. The couple will be at home in Buffalo.