Joanna M. Ward and William F.V. Miller were married at 3 p.m. on May 22 in St. Christopher’s Church, Tonawanda. Guests gathered for a reception at Fox Valley Country Club, Lancaster. Father Chuck Slisz heard the couple’s vows. The bride’s parents are Russell D. and Patricia A. Ward of Tonawanda. The bridegroom’s parent is Doris M. Gilbert of Hamburg. The bride is a graduate of Sweet Home High School. She earned a bachelor of science degree in recreation and leisure from The College at Brockport. The bride is an area sales coordinator at Buffalo Lodging Associates. The groom is a graduate of Frontier High School. He earned an associate degree in automotive science and an associate degree in CNC machining from Erie Community College. He is a machinist at Derrick Corporation. After a trip to Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the couple will make their home in Hamburg.