Kenneth and JoAnn (Polechetti) Belcher celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Monday, Aug. 11.
The couple was married at the Jamestown Seventh Day Adventist Church by Pastor Martin Feldbush in a ceremony filled with family and friends. Kenneth is the son of the late Clifford H. and Alma (Michalak) Belcher and JoAnn is the daughter of the late Betty (LaDolce) Egan and Joseph A. Polechetti.
Attendants for the bride and groom were: Brenda (Polechetti) Riley, sister of the bride; Camile A. Belcher, sister of the groom; the late Kimberly Delcamp, cousin of the bride; Clifford R. Belcher and Mark A. Belcher, brothers of the groom; and Michael Wunder, friend of the groom. The bride's cousin, Christa Marie Delcamp, served as flower girl for the ceremony.
Kenneth and JoAnn (Polechetti) Belcher
Following their afternoon wedding ceremony, the couple entertained guests at a reception held at the former Frank L. Acquavia Legion Post in Dunkirk. The couple settled in Westfield following their honeymoon trip which took them from Toronto to Charleston, W. Va., where they visited with the groom's family.
Ken has been employed by the Westfield Moose Lodge since 1974 and JoAnn is retired from Family Health Medical Services. They have made their home in Brocton, residing there since 1982 and have one daughter, Ann.