Mr. and Mrs. Bernard (Rosalind) Barris

Rosalind and Bernie Barris have been married for 43 years. Both were residents of Dunkirk and graduates of Dunkirk High School. The couple currently resides in San Antonio, Texas.

They were married May 19, 1973 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Washington Avenue, Dunkirk.

The bride is Rosalind Vacanti, daughter of the late Joseph J. and Rose (Simonetti) Vacanti of Bennett Road, Dunkirk. Rosalind was a 1969 graduate of Dunkirk High School and would graduate the next day (May 20, 1973) from SUNY Fredonia.

The groom is USAF Second Lieutenant Bernard C. Barris, son of Norwood and Lois (Mahle) Barris of Park Avenue, Dunkirk. Bernie was a 1968 graduate of Dunkirk High School and a 1972 graduate of the USAF Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.