Jay and Cindy McKee of Delanson announce the engagement of their daughter,
Gabrielle McKee to Eric Hoffman, son of Bill and Carol Hoffman of Ilion, NY.
The future bride is a graduate of Schenectady Christian School and Roberts Wesleyan College, where she received her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She is employed by Wildwood Programs, Inc.
Her fiance is a graduate of Ilion High School and SUNY Utica and HVCC with a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications. He is employed by Dyntek and he is a weekend DJ at 102.3 Kiss FM.
An August 2008 wedding is planned.
Yoko Itami and Benjamin Anderson were married December 29, 2007 at 3:00 pm at Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii. A reception followed at Halekulani Hotel, Honolulu.
The bride is the daughter of Masaykui and Noriko Itami of Japan. The groom is the son of Thomas and Joy Anderson of Schenectady.
Bridesmaids were Nok Routledge, Satoko Fukai and Tracy Anderson.
Groomsmen were Peter Canty, Seth Hays and Hiroyuki Itami.
The bride went to school in Australia and graduated from SIT in Brattleboro, VT. She works at The Juilliard School in NYC.
Ben is a graduate of Schen-ectady High School and Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. He is employed at Saatchi and Saatchi, an advertising agency, also in NYC.
They reside in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY.
Newton B. VanDerzee III of North Hero, VT., announces the engagement of his daughter, Katrina Bates VanDerzee to John Francis Barr III, son of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Barr Jr., of Delanson. Katrina is also the daughter of the late Barbara Willis VanDerzee.
The future bride is a graduate of Ithaca College and SUNY at Plattsburgh. She is an elementary remedial math teacher at Galway Central School.
Her fiance is a graduate of Hartwick College and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. He is director of administrative services at the NYS Thruway Authority.
An August 2008 wedding is planned.
Leslie Ann D’Addio and Christopher Michael Silva were united in marriage on January 5, 2008 at the Newtown Meeting House, Newtown, CT. Officiating was Deborah O. Stiewing, J.P. A reception followed at the Fox Hill Inn in Brookfield, CT.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael D’Addio of Sayerville, NJ. The groom is the son of Mrs. Eileen Silva of Niskayuna, NY and the late Steven M. Silva.
Monica D’Addio was her sister’s maid of honor and Gregory Silva was his brother’s best man.
Bridesmaids were Melissa Bellino, Rebecca Ehrenberg, Nicole Finn and Gina Ianniello. The groomsmen were Justin Manley, Michael Maxwell, Vikram Pattanayak and Daniel Sym.
Mrs. Silva graduated from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, and will receive her juris doctor from Western New England College of Law this May 2008.
Mr. Silva graduated from SUNY Geneseo. He received his juris doctor in May 2007 from Western New England College of Law. Mr. Silva is employed with a law firm in Hartford, CT.
The couple took a honeymoon cruise through the Caribbean. They currently reside in Enfield, CT.
Angel Serio and Patrick Cronin were married September 15, 2007. The wedding and reception took place at River Stone Manor, Scotia, NY. Honorable Dennis Englert officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Vito and Angel Serio of Ballston Lake.
The groom is the son of William and Debra Cronin of Chesterfield, MO.
Matron of honor was Meredith Robison. Flowergirl was Olivia Tassone. Best man was Keith Cronin.
Angel is a graduate of Schenectady High School and received her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo. She received her master’s degree from Columbia University. She is a statistician for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY.
Her husband is a graduate of Truman State University, MO., where he received his bachelor’s degree. He is an actuary, employed by Watson Wyatt Worldwide, NY, NY.
The couple took a honeymoon trip to Aruba. They reside in Brooklyn.
Amanda Rachel Dunn Mitchell and Daniel Christopher Burke were married May 5, 2007 at St. Paul the Apostle Church, Schenectady, NY. Rev. Peter Pagones officiated. A reception followed at Saratoga National Golf Club, Saratoga Springs.
Amanda is the daughter of Robert Mitchell and Elizabeth Dunn of Schenectady. Daniel is the son of Walter and Mary Burke of Niskayuna.
Matron of honor was Katherine Kelly. Bridesmaids were Laura Burke, Sarah Schwartz, Holly van Schaick, Danielle Bennett and Marla Swartz.
Best man was William Kerrigan. Ushers were Andrew Mitchell, Jeffrey Waldron, Brad Snyder, Amir Handjani and Christopher Nold.
The bride is a graduate of Wellesley College and the University of Michigan Law School-Ann Arbor. She is an associate with Goodwin Procter, LLP in Boston, MA.
Her husband is a graduate of Boston College-Chestnut Hill and New York University School of Law, NewYork, NY. He is a vice president at State Street Bank and Trust Company in Boston.
Frank and Ann Byrnes of Rotterdam celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a dinner held at Canali’s Restaurant with family.
The couple were married March 21, 1943 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church.
Ann, the former Ann Riccardi, worked as a dental assistant in Rotterdam and Frank retired from the General Electric Co. with 43 years of service.
Vincent and Sue Chadwick of Johnstown, NY., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn to Eric Christian McDowell, the son of Shirley McDowell of Dennis, MA.
Ms. Chadwick is a graduate of Johnstown High School and the College of Saint Rose. She works as a licensing director for the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).
Mr. McDowell is a graduate of Dennis-Yarmouth High School. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Haven. He is the Director of Sports Information at Union College.
The couple became engaged at Disney World. An August 2nd wedding is planned.
Frederick Jr. and Diana Marcelli of Glenville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa A. Marcelli to Michael L. Flint, son of Lenny Flint and Bonnie Hood of Wisconsin.
The future bride is a graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School and Springfield College, where she received her bachelor’s degree in health education. She is a health and wellness coach with Hawaii Medical Services in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Her fiance is a graduate of Wausaukee High School in Wisconsin. He is currently the Senior Mechanic and Supervising Sergeant at Schofield Barracks Army Base in Hawaii.
A spring 2008 wedding is planned.