Mr. & Mrs. Ralph & Abbey Jackson

Abby Graves and Ralph E. Jackson Jr. were united in marriage on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 4 p.m. at the Banach residence in Dunkirk. Steve Helwig officiated at the double ring ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Diane Graves and Leonard Graves, both of Dunkirk.

The groom is the son of Ralph Jackson Sr. of Forestville and the late Shari Peck.

The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a strapless, white princess cut dress with floral detail. She carried a bouquet of hot pink roses and baby’s breath made by the mother and aunt of the bride.

Her maid of honor was her best friend Kara Snyder. Bridesmaids included: Lynda Sandoval, Pamela Waclawski, Jenna Csont and Ashley Kalfas. Junior bridesmaids included: Emma Yacklon, the bride’s goddaughter, Makayla Yacklon, Jillian Yacklon and Dakotah Kaiser. The flower girl was Hannah Kuras. The junior flower girl was the bride and groom’s daughter, Lila Jackson.

The maid of honor wore a long black dress and the other bridesmaids, including the flower girls, wore different style hot pink dresses.

Groomsmen included: Ryan Katta, Patrick Till, Andrew (Bubba) Burns, Joshua Pacos, and Matthew Duliba

The reception immediately followed the ceremony at the Banach residence.

The bride is a graduate of SUNY Fredonia and currently works as an Administrative Assistant and a Veterinary assistant.

The groom is a graduate of Alfred University and is an elementary teacher.

The couple reside in their home in Dunkirk.