Kelly Budniewski and Thomas Arcarese Jr. were united in marriage on July 17, 2010, at Blessed Mary Angela Parish in Dunkirk. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Budniewski of Dunkirk and the groom is the son of Thomas Arcarese Sr. and Tina Ellsmore of Rochester.
The bride was escorted to the altar by her father. The bride wore a satin A-line halter dress with a split front, beaded lace and laced-up back. The chapel train was accented cornflower blue along with a coordinating veil, which was ribbon-edged with cornflower blue and accented with blue embroidered flowers. The bride carried a cascade-style bouquet with white roses, blue hydrangea flowers and stephanotis.
Serving as maid of honor was Emily Cross, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids were Jennifer Hinchey, friend of the bride; Sari Ottenschot, friend of the bride; and Annia Tupin, friend of the bride. The junior bridesmaid was Adrianna Arcarese, niece/goddaughter of the groom and the flower girl was Desi Dubois, friend of the bride.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Arcarese Jr.
Serving as best man was Anthony Arcarese, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Brian Budniewski, brother of the bride; Eric Tarnowski, cousin of the bride; and Greg Hodgdon, friend of the groom. The junior groomsman was Matthew Budniewski, godson of the bride; and the ring bearer was Zachary Budniewski, nephew of the bride.
After their wedding, the couple honeymooned on an Eastern Caribbean cruise with all ports of call at the islands of the Bahamas, The couple currently resides in their home in North Greece, N.Y.