Ashleigh Rose Dyckes and Andrew "Drew" Brown were united in marriage at 4 p.m. on June 30, 2012 at Shorewood Country Club in Dunkirk. Judge Prince officiated the garden ceremony.
Dyckes is the daughter of Becky Dykes of Dunkirk and Mr. and Mrs. Todd Dyckes of Batesville, Ind. Brown is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pete Brown of Victor.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. She wore a white, strapless organza A-line gown with angled draped pick-ups, featuring a sweetheart neckline and a floral embellishment at the waist. She carried yellow and white roses and daisies with rhinestone gems.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew “Drew” Brown
The bride's cousin and best friend, Jennifer Dyckes of Fredonia, was matron of honor. She wore a short black satin dress with a grey bow sash at the waistline. She carried the couple's daughter, "Elliot Ann" Brown, who was one of the flower girls. Harper Wagner of Indiana, niece of the bride, also served as flower girl. Bridesmaids were close friends of the bride Megan Racino of Buffalo, Amber Siragusa of Fredonia, Marissa Ginley of Dunkirk and Angela Pucciarelli of Fredonia, sister of the groom Ashley Brown of Henrietta and step-sister of the bride Michele Wagner of Indiana. They wore black/grey short satin dresses with grey satin bow sashes at the waistline of various styles.
Childhood friend of the groom Nick Renswick of Fredonia served as best man. Groomsmen were cousin of the groom Frank St. George of Silver Creek, brother of the bride Dylan Oyer of Dunkirk, and friends of the groom Justin Sherlock of Fredonia, Vinny Pulci of North Carolina and Jason Arter of Buffalo.
The reception was held at the country club immediately following the ceremony. Guests were from California, Virginia, Indiana and areas of New York.
The bride is a graduate of Dunkirk Senior High School and SUNY Brockport. She is employed as a life skill trainer at St. Joseph's Villa in Rochester.
The groom is a graduate of Fredonia High School. He is a staffing consultant at Express Employment Professionals in Rochester, a family-owned business.
The couple resides in Penfield and have future plans of purchasing a home in the Rochester area.