Katherine M. Lyons and Mark A. O’Connor were married at 1 p.m. Aug. 23 in St. Pius X Church, Getzville. Guests gathered for a reception at Templeton Landing. The Rev. Msgr. J. Patrick Keleher, of the Newman Center at UB in Amherst, heard the couple’s vows. The bride’s parents are Patrick and Margaret Lyons of Williamsville. The bridegroom’s parents are Robert and Elizabeth O’Connor of Eustis, Fla. The bride is a graduate of Williamsville North High School. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from SUNY Buffalo State and also earned a master’s degree in social work from University at Buffalo. The bride is a program director at United Way of Buffalo & Erie County. The groom is a graduate of Sweet Home High School. He earned a business degree from University at Buffalo. He is a field benefits leader at Allstate Life Insurance Co. A trip to Europe is planned. The couple will make their home in Tonawanda.