Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fortunato Pucciarelli

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Fortunato Pucciarelli

Bridget Grace Murphy and Joseph Fortunato Pucciarelli exchanged wedding vows and rings on Aug. 14, 2016, at Blessed Sacrament Church in Buffalo. The Rev. Paul Bossi officiated the wedding ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Jim Murphy and Onnalee Samuelson and the late Roberta (Bobbie) Murphy of Jamestown. Her husband is the son of Joseph A. and Donna Pucciarelli of Fredonia, and the grandson of Gioconda and the late Fortunato Pucciarelli of Dunkirk and Don and Arlene Williams, also of Dunkirk.

The bride wore an A-line wedding gown made of a renewable, recycled fabric. Her headpiece and jewels were family heirloom pieces.

Emily Drew and Britney Prunty, best friends of the bride, served as co-maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Molly Moore, sister of the bride, Julia Einik and Maria Bitka. Flower girl was Quinn Murphy, niece of the bride.

Co-best men were Jeff Dimmer and Dylan Alessi, best friends of the groom. Ushers were Timmy Jakubiec, cousin of the groom, Matt Krauza and Max Crinnin. Ring bearers were Grady and Miles Moore, nephews of the bride.

Mistress and master of ceremonies were Angela Pucciarelli, sister of the groom, and Robert Calph, cousin of the groom.

A dinner that featured a farm-to-table menu and casual-style reception followed the ceremony at Hydraulic Hearth in Buffalo. An open-mic karaoke after party was enjoyed by all wedding guests.

After a honeymoon in Charleston, South Carolina, the newlyweds are home and residing in Buffalo.