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Weddings, engagements and anniversaries

Posted April 12, 2008
Franco-Van Cott
Engagement: Franco and Van Cott

Paul and Charlotte Franco of Schenectady, announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Franco to Andrew Van Cott, son of Joseph and Karen Van Cott of Phoenixville, PA.
The future bride is a graduate of Valley Forge Christian College and received her master’s degree in education from Cabrini University. She is an elementary teacher.
Her fiance is a graduate of Valley Forge Christian College. He is the youth pastor of Shrewsbury Assembly of God Church.
A June 2008 wedding is planned.

Engagement: Parent and Palleschi

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred D. Palleschi of Canajoharie, NY announce the engagement of their son, Sean Patrick Palleschi to Traci Lynn Parent, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Parent of Cheshire CT.
The wedding will take place in October 2008.
Sean is a 2002 graduate of UConn with a bachelor’s degree in finance and a 2006 graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a master’s degree in finance. He is employed as a finance manager with United Technologies Pratt and Whitney Division, Middletown, CT.
Traci is a 2004 graduate of UConn with a bachelors degree in sociology. Traci is a teacher at the Child Development Center in Wallingford, CT.

Sean M. Solomon Dina Ann Giorgio
Wedding: Giorgio and Solomon

Dina Ann Giorgio and Sean M. Solomon were married at the home of the bride’s parents, March 29, 2008. Honorable Mark Powers officiated. A reception followed at Canali’s Restaurant. Dina is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. James Rossetti of Schenectady. Sean is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kent Solomon of Glenville.
Matron of honor was Stacy Frisoni. Flowergirls were Isabelle, Mary Claire, Adrianna and Elena Rossetti and Leah Duell.
Best man was Kevin Green. Ushers were Joshua Solomon and Liam Duell. Ringbearer was Justin Michael Giorgio, son of the bride.
The bride and groom are both graduates of the College of Saint Rose. Dina is service coordinator at Millview, Waterford. Sean is a detective sergeant for the Schenectady Police Department.

Don P. Evans Rebecca K. Szymczak
Wedding: Szymczak and Evans

Rebecca K. Szymczak and Don P. Evans were married July 20, 2007 at Lodi Historical Church, Lodi, NY. Deacon Kiley officiated. A reception followed at Wagner Vineyard.
The bride is the daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Szymczak of Scotia, NY. The groom is the son of Edward and Debbie Evans of Essex Junction, VT.
Maid of honor was Brittany Szymczak. Bridesmaids were Jill Seales, Ally Mayer and Paige Evans. Flowergirl was Helen Mae Evans.
Best man was Paul Evans. Groomsmen were Jacob Merryman, Andy Evans and Liam Kean.
The bride and groom will both graduate from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in May of 2008. They are both resident dentists at St. Clare’s Hospital, Schenectady.
The couple took a wedding trip to the Adirondacks.


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