Keri M. Potwora, a graduate of Niagara University, and Vincent J. Amann, a University at Buffalo graduate, were united in marriage during a ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, West Seneca. The Rev. John R. Klatt heard the vows exchanged by the daughter of Donald and Laurie Potwora of Cheektowaga and the son of Charles and Elizabeth Amann of Kenmore. A reception was given in Samuel's Grande Manor for the newly married couple, who will be at home in Kenmore after traveling to New York City and the Bahamas. The bride, who has a master's degree in elementary education from Niagara U, teaches fourth grade in St. Ambrose School. The bridegroom is managing director of the supplemental education service program at Huntington Learning Center, Williamsville.
> Schneider - Macaluso
The Avanti Mansion in Blasdell was the setting as Tisha Marie Schneider and Joseph Thomas Macaluso were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Paul Service of Day Spring Wesleyan Church in Marion, Ohio, heard their vows. A reception at the mansion followed. The bride is the daughter of Cristy and Jay Pauley of West Seneca and the bridegroom is the son of Kathleen Macaluso of East Aurora and the late Terry Macaluso. The bride, a hairstylist for On Broadway, attended Erie Community College and Buffalo State and was graduated from Leon Studio One School of Hair Design. The bridegroom attended Kent State University and owns businesses on Chippewa Street, including Level Entertainment and McMonkeez. After a trip to St. Lucia and Aruba, the newly married couple will make their home in East Aurora.
> Cooney - Ghirsig
Monsignor Francis Braun performed the nuptial ceremony for Susan K. Cooney and Robert C. Ghirsig Jr., who were married at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. Mark Catholic Church. A reception was given in Glen Oak Golf Course clubhouse. The bride is the daughter of Susan O. and E. Robert Cooney Jr. of Crescent Beach, Ont., and Naples, Fla., and the bridegroom is the son of Barbara F. and Robert C. Ghirsig Sr. of Cheektowaga. A graduate of Nichols School and the University at Buffalo, the bride has a master's degree in counseling from Florida International University, Miami, and is senior medical consultant for Cyberonics in Houston, Texas. A graduate of West Seneca West High School, the bridegroom is a sales consultant for Stockton Roofing and Siding, Gasport. After a trip to St. Lucia, the couple will make their home in Clarence.
> Dzierzanowski - Bracewell
En route to Maine are Randall D. Bracewell and his bride, Christine Dzierzanowski, who were married at 2 p.m. Saturday in Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Elma. The Rev. Emil P. Swiatek performed the ceremony for the daughter of Edward R. and Mary Dzierzanowski of South Dayton and the son of Alma Bracewell of West Seneca and the late James O. Bracewell. A reception was given in Spring Garden, East Aurora, for the couple, who will live in Lancaster. An assistant vice president of HSBC Mortgage Corp., the bride is a graduate of Springville-Griffith Institute High School. The bridegroom is a graduate of West Seneca West High School and Erie Community College South Campus. He is a server trainer at Red Lobster Restaurant, McKinley Mall, and is president of S.G.T.V. Edelweiss Buffalo.
> Licker - Mosca
Kristina M. Licker and Frederick T. Mosca were united in marriage during a ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday in SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Hamburg. The Rev. Joseph Benicewicz, president of St. Francis High School, heard the couple's exchange of nuptial vows. A reception was given in Kotecki's Grandview Grove. Francis and Karen Licker of Hamburg are the bride's parents and the bridegroom's parents are Frederick and Susan Mosca of Buffalo. The bride, a graduate of Mount Mercy Academy, is employed in the consumer lending department of M&T Bank. The bridegroom, a graduate of St. Francis High and Canisius College, is attending Buffalo State College for a master's degree in teaching. He is employed in the Buffalo Streets Department. The newly married couple will make their home in Buffalo after a trip to Hawaii.
> Davis - Tobin
Lindsay G. Davis became the bride of Daniel Joseph Tobin as the couple were united in marriage during a ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Friday in St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church, Town of Tonawanda. The Rev. Arthur W. Ward Jr. heard their exchange of nuptial vows. A reception was given in Hearthstone Manor. The bride is the daughter of Linda S. Sippl of Mercer, Pa., and the late Lewis George Davis Jr. The bridegroom is the son of Ross J. and Susan Tobin of Town of Tonawanda. After a stay in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., the newly married couple will make their home in Williamsville. A graduate of Behrend College of Pennsylvania State University, the bride is a landscaping secretary employed by Frank's Landscaping and Drainage. The bridegroom attended Kenmore West High School and is employed by American Hardwood Floors.
> Militello - Caruana
The Rev. Daniel J. Palys of St. Gabriel Catholic Church performed the marriage ceremony for Lisa M. Militello and Alan V. Caruana at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Lancaster. Parents of the bride are Joseph T. and Susan Militello of Cheektowaga. Parents of the bridegroom are Sharon and William Casey of West Seneca and Raymond and Linda Caruana of Kenmore. A reception was given in Samuel's Grande Manor. The newly married couple will take an Hawaiian cruise before making their home in West Seneca. A graduate of Depew High School and Hilbert College, the bride is a claim representative of St. Paul Travelers Insurance. The bridegroom, a graduate of Frontier Central High School, is a network architect in the information technology department of Kaleida Health.
> Wright - Kochel
Kelly Marie Wright and Peter Marian Kochel, radiologic technologists, were united in marriage during a ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Resurrection Catholic Church, Cheektowaga. The Rev. Walter L. Matuszak heard their exchange of nuptial vows. A reception was given in Adam's Mark Hotel for the daughter of Robert M. and Beth Wright of Buffalo and the son of Marian and Jadwiga Kochel of Cheektowaga. A graduate of Mount Mercy Academy, Canisius College and Trocaire College, the bride is employed with Lifetime Health Medical Group and Buffalo Medical Group. A graduate of Cheektowaga Central High School and Trocaire, the bridegroom is employed with Buffalo General Hospital and is a former Navy corpsman who served in Iraq. After a trip to Hawaii, the newly married couple will live in Orchard Park.