Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Nichols

Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Nichols

Felicia M. Galardo and Robert M. Nichols were united in marriage on Oct. 15, 2016 at 2 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 328 Washington Ave., Dunkirk. The Reverend Dennis Riter was the officiant for the double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Jeff and Connie Galardo of Dunkirk. The groom is the son of A. Mary Nichols of Fredonia.

The bride was escorted by her father. The wedding musicians were Tom and Andrea Gestwicki of Dunkirk.

The bride wore a strapless A line gown with lace up back, beaded detail, and a chapel train. She carried a bouquet cascading with two tone hydrangeas, white and dark purple roses, and white alstromeria lillies.

The bride’s maid of honor, her sister Nicole Galardo, wore a wine-colored Princess seam A-line satin ball gown with a chiffon halter neckline. The bridesmaids wore dark purple-colored strapless flowing chiffon floor length gowns, each with a dazzling beaded sash around the midline. The bride’s attendants were Morgan Gennock (best friend of the bride/cousin of the groom), Miranda Presler (friend of the couple), Angela Morley (friend of the couple), Sarah DeSanto (childhood friend of the bride), Ashley Azzarella (childhood friend of the bride), Hollin Galardo (cousin of the bride), and Christian Stenstrom (friend of the groom). The junior bridesmaid was Zeah Wojcinski (daughter of the couple’s friends).

The flower girls were Angelina Gennock (bride’s goddaughter) and Kendall Azzarella (daughter of the couple’s friends).

The groom chose his best friend, Josh Stenstrom, as his best man. Groomsmen included Jim Gennock (cousin to the groom), Jeff Galardo Jr. (brother of the bride), Josh Nichols (cousin of the groom), Jaek Bode (friend of the couple), Rich Winder (cousin of the bride), Brian Azzarella (friend of the couple), and Michiah Wojcinski (friend of the couple). The junior groomsman was Payton Azzarella (godson of the bride). The usher was Aaron Rathman (cousin to the groom).

Ethan Stenstrom (son of the couple’s friend), was the ring bearer.

A reception was held at The Clarion.

The couple will be taking a honeymoon at the end of May to the Outer Banks, North Carolina.

Mr. and Mrs. Nichols reside in Fredonia.