Brian Zambotti and Ashley Turpin were married on July 30, 2011 at Saint Joseph Cathedral, Buffalo, by Father Joseph Zalacca. The bride is the daughter of Deborah and Edward Turpin of Hamburg. The groom is the son of Marie and David Zambotti of Brocton.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. For the wedding ceremony, she wore a French vanilla sweetheart neckline ball gown. The dress and cathedral train had lace and rose applique with a corset tie back closure. For the reception, she wore an ivory trumpet-style gown with rhinestone accents, ivory buttons ran down the back of the gown to the train. She carried a bouquet of ivory roses with an ivory satin ribbon and lace wrap with a cameo brooch.
Jena Irby, childhood friend of the bride, served as the matron of honor. She wore a long black trumpet style gown with ivory lace around the bodice. The bridesmaids included: Kiera Gerber, sister of the bride; Sheri Earley, sister of the groom; Barbara Feldman, cousin of the bride; Heather Henry, friend of the bride; and Nicole Marzullo, friend of the bride. Ashley Zambotti, cousin of the groom, served as the junior flower girl and Avalyn Feldman, cousin of the bride, served as the flower girl.
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Zambotti
Brad LaPaglia, college friend of the groom, served as the best man. Groomsmen included: Kyle Turpin, brother of the bride; John Zambotti Jr., cousin of the groom; Christopher Morrissey, Thomas Wilson, Nick Keefe and Ben Molyneux, all friends of the groom. The ring bearer was Dominick Earley, nephew of the groom.
The reception was held at Rich's Atrium in Buffalo.
The bride graduated with her BS and MS in education from Buffalo State College and is an elementary and special education teacher at Brocton Central School. The groom graduated with his BA from Fredonia State College and is a media director for Digitell, Inc., in Jamestown.
The couple honeymooned on a cruise to the western Caribbean in early August.