Lindsey Marie Tarnowski and David Joshua Folland were united in marriage on Sept. 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. in a double-ring ceremony at Blessed Mary Angela Parish, St. Hedwig's location, in Dunkirk. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Matt M. Nycz, pastor Music was provided by organist Pat Bialaszewski of Dunkirk.
The bride is the daughter of Bruce Michael and Karen Marie Tarnowski of Dunkirk. The groom is the son of Diana Gay Folland of Olean and the late David Harold Folland.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore an A-line Maggie Sottero gown with a sweetheart neckline and corset closure. Beaded embellishments outlined the dropped waist.
Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Folland
Kyleigh Tarnowski, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Tayler Tarnowski and Makenzie Tarnowski of Dunkirk, sisters of the bride; Trisha Folland of Olean, sister of the groom; Jessica Bridge of Silver Creek, Kim Rizzo of Fredonia, Colleen Craver of Olean, and Amy Heath of Cornelius, N.C., friends of the bride. The attending ladies wore strapless, floor-length, purple gowns.
Flower girls were Lailynne Tarnowski of Fredonia, niece of the bride; Lily Georgia of Olean, niece of the groom; and Anna Normand of Dunkirk, cousin of the bride.
Bob Howard of Olean, friend of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen included John Bean of Port Allegany, Pa.; Mike Bean of Chesapeake, Va.; Ryan Shay of Allegany; Matthew Keller of Olean; Louis Hart of Chicago, Ill.; Chris Goldson of Denver, N.C.; and Aaron Lund of Olean, all friends of the groom.
Lucas Tarnowski of Dunkirk, cousin of the bride, served as ring bearer.
A reception at St. Hedwig's Social Center followed the ceremony.
The bride is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University. She is employed with Honeywell International as an account manager.
The groom also attended St. Bonaventure University. He is employed with American Land Lease as a regional manager.
After the wedding festivities, the couple returned to their newly purchased home in Fredonia.