Abby Christine Price and Joseph Sullivan were united in marriage on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at St. Joseph's Church. The double-ring ceremony was performed by Father Thomas Wopperer. Wedding music was provided by Lucy Hurley, organist and Linda Price, godmother of the bride was the flutist.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Mary Price of Dunkirk. The groom is the son of Richard and Patricia Sullivan of Dunkirk.
The bride wore a mermaid style satin gown with an embellished shoulder strap and corset closure and crystal embellishments on the skirt. She carried a bouquet of white cala lillies.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sullivan
Jesse Price, sister of the bride, served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Lucy Price, sister of the bride; Jill Madurski, sister of the groom; Jill (Stock) Zappie, friend of the bride; and Renee Bremer, friend of the bride. Bridesmaids wore black tea-length strapless nu-georgette dresses with a sweetheart neckline and matte satin sashes.
Justin Jagoda, of Rochester, served as the best man. Groomsmen included Randy Draggett, Daniel Snyder, AJ Zappie and Josh Jaffery, all of Dunkirk. Ring bearer was Alex Madurski, nephew of the groom. Flower girl was Callie Draggert, niece of the bride.
The bride is a 2001 graduate of Fredonia High School, Gannon University in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in sport and exercise science, and Canisus College in 2007 with a master's degree in health and human performances. She is employed at Franklin Square Hospital Center in Baltimore, Md., as an exercise physiologist in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.
The groom graduated from Dunkirk High School in 1998 and Fredonia State University in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. He is employed at Under Armour, Inc., Corporate Headquarters in Baltimore as an asset protection investigator.
A reception was held at Samuel's Grand Manor in Williamsville. A honeymoon cruise was taken to the Caribbean Islands. The couple resides in Parkville, Md.