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Weddings

Mr. and Mrs. Alissa and Benjamin Crane

Alissa Odrzywolski and Benjamin Crane exchanged wedding vows on Oct. 19, 2019, at Saints Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church. Father Dennis Mende performed the ceremony. Music was provided by Donna Gatz, organist; Alex Scalise, vocalist; and Cody Hiller, violinist. Readers were Stephen ...

Rebecca L. Tibbetts and Henry J. Hamm, III

Rebecca L. Tibbetts and Henry J. Hamm, III were married Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Lakeside Inn in Mount Dora, Florida in a beautiful lakeside ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Larry and Rosemary Tibbetts of Zellwood, Florida. The groom is the son of Joseph Hamm, Sr. of East ...

Couple to celebrate 50 years

On Saturday, Aug. 22, 1970, John Francis Sipos Jr. and Susan Lynn Washington were married at 4 p.m. The marriage ceremony took place at the Cassadaga Community Baptist Church in Cassadaga and was performed by Rev. David P. Foulk. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the White Inn in ...

Candlelight ceremony unites Ann Carr, Richard Bartkowiak

During a candlelight ceremony the evening of Oct. 10, 1980 at the United Methodist Church of Sheridan, Miss Ann Lowery Carr exchanged wedding vows and rings with Mr. Richard Paul Bartkowiak. The Rev. Harold Schwantes, pastor, officiated at the 6 o’clock nuptials with music by Lucy Giambra, ...

Gregory and Angela Bacon

Gregory and Angela (O’Neal) Bacon recently celebrated 25 years of marriage. They were married on July 31, 1994 at the College Lodge in Brocton. Officiating the ceremony was Rev. Dave Reitmeyer. Greg is the son of Gerald and Shelia Bacon of Hilton, NY. Angie, a Mayville native, is the daughter ...

Thomas and Wendy Miller

Thomas and Wendy Pfleuger Miller were married Sept. 20, 1980 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Dunkirk. Attendants were Teresa Pfleuger Test (sister of the bride), Jackie Sikorski Thomson and Donna Brooks Covert. Assisting the groom were Kenneth Diederich, Carl Krystofik and Richard Spencer. ...

Couple to celebrate 70 years in October

Arlene Rae Erick, daughter of Rayman and Beatrice Erick, and granddaughter of Floyd and Lottie Ross was united in marriage to Robert M. Miller son of Henry and Mae Miller on Oct. 14, 1950. Maid of honor was Alberta Richter, bridesmaids, Nancy Schifferli and a cousin of the groom, Joyce ...

Leonard and Judy Brzezinski

Pictured are Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Brzezinski, who recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at St. Hyacinth Church Feb. 7, 1970. Left to right are Mrs. John (Helen) Brzezinski, mother of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Brzezinski, and Mr. and Mrs. Casimer Lanski, ...

Raymond and Judith Szymczak

Raymond Szymczak, son of the late Bernard and Helen Szymczak married Judith (Stelmack) Szymczak, daughter of the late Joseph and Dorothy Stelmack on June 25, 1960 at St. John Bosco Church in Sheridan. They have a daughter Julie and son Joel (Hannah) Szymczak and two grandchildren: Nicole ...

Raymond Sanders and Marilyn Huyck Sanders

Raymond Sanders, born 1937, and Marilyn Huyck Sanders (1937-2014) were united in marriage at the Sheridan Methodist Church on Nov. 3, 1956. They were married for 58 years. Their wedding party included, left to right: Marvin Huyck, (brother of the bride), of Silver Creek; Donald Richter, ...

John and Mary Whitehead

Mary Nosky and John Whitehead were married on June 20, 1959 at Our Lady Help of Christians Church in Cheektowaga. The ceremony was performed by the bride’s cousin, Father Leo McCarthy. The maid of honor was Adele Williams, and bridesmaids were Georgia Seidel and Carol Whitehead, the ...

Richard and Rosemarie Burlett

Richard W. Burlett Sr. and Rosemarie (Dolly) Lemanski were married in St. Joseph Church in Fredonia on Aug. 14, 1948. They will be celebrating their 72nd anniversary.

Weddings, engagements, anniversaries and births

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Henry and Lois Scott

On June 9, 1956, Lois Elaine Porter, daughter of Lucille and Ernest Porter, married Henry Allison Scott, Jr., son of Lorena and Henry Scott, Sr. Their wedding was held at the Ivory Baptist Church in Frewsburg. The Rev. William B. Shroyer officiated the ceremony. Matron of honor was Ethel ...

Jim and Jean Bogner McDaneld

The wedding of Jim and Jean Bogner McDaneld took place on Nov. 23, 1957 at St. Ambrose Church in Buffalo. The couple were married 52 years prior to Jim’s passing, and lived in Silver Creek since 1969. Jim was in the Marines, and Jean was in the Navy.

Joan and Edward Will

Joan Louise Lemmler and Edward Donald Will were united in marriage on a sunny July day in 1970. The ceremony took place at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Farnham. Officiating the ceremony were the Rev. Donald Anderson, Holy Cross Pastor and the Rev. Kenneth Buckwald, cousin of the groom ...

Ruby & James Nosek

James and Ruby (Kuehn) Nosek were married May 17, 1975 at St. Joseph’s Church in Fredonia. This picture was taken at Point Gratiot. They will celebrate their 45th anniversary this May. Mr. and Mrs. Nosek reside in Fredonia and have a daughter, Ashley Nosek.

Bruce and Evie Sievert

Bruce and Evie Sievert celebrated their 50th anniversary on July 20, 2019 at Russell Joy Park with friends and relatives from Pennsylvania, California and local surroundings. Their children surprised them with a family photo session as well. A replica of their wedding cake was served and many ...

Edward and Dolores (Lorrie) Newman

Edward Newman and the former Dolores (Lorrie) Chesbro were united in marriage on May 7, 1960. The ceremony took place at Zion Lutheran Church in Silver Creek with Reverend Frank Welkner officiating. Maid of honor was Lynn Shores McCloud, and Lewis Mead served as best man. A reception followed ...

Donald and Phyllis Burghardt

Phyllis Korn and Donald Burghardt were married at St. Joseph’s Church, in Buffalo, New York, Feb. 3, 1951 and have just completed 69 years of marriage. They have five children, nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. “We were young and some said it would never last, for those who ...