Bruce and Mollie Kohout of Scotia announce the engagement of their son, Joshua Kohout to Jessica Meliosky, daughter of Michael and Diane Meliosky of Amsterdam. Jess is the granddaughter of Ed and Fran Meliosky of Amsterdam and Henry and Mary Lou McGivern of Utica. Josh is the grandson of Faye Munson of Glenville and the late John Munson and Norman and Leila Kohout of Burnt Hills.
The future bride is a graduate of Amsterdam High School, Union College and Union Graduate School. She is a science teacher in the Schenectady City School District.
The future groom is a graduate of Scotia-Glenville High School and Syracuse University. He is a district manager for Kraft Foods.
A July 2009 wedding is planned.
John and Karen Lombardi of Niskayuna announce the engagement of their son, Michael Lombardi to Lisa Kelly, daughter of Dr. Fredda Kelly of Connecticut and Mr. John Kelly, also of Connecticut.
The future bride is a graduate of Syracuse University and Pace Law School. She is an attorney in White Plains, NY.
Her fiance is a graduate of Niskayuna High School and Syracuse University. He is an advertising executive in NYC.
The couple became engaged in April of 2007 in Yokohama, Japan. A spring 2009 wedding is planned on the beach in the Virgin Islands.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Buffardi of Rotterdam, and Mr. Mrs. Patrick Tremante of Schenectady, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Noel Tremante, to Michael Jeddie Pelham, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pelham, Sr. of Scotia.
The bride is a graduate of Schalmont High School, Union College and Albany Law School. She is an assistant district attorney for Schenectady County.
Her fiance is a graduate of Scotia-Glenville High School, attended Hudson Valley Community College and graduated from the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training School. He is a test operations electrician for Lockheed Martin at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Niskayuna.
A September 2009 wedding is planned.
Harold and Susan Heusner of Diamond Point, NY announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Leigh Heusner to TJ Klier, son of Thomas and Mary Klier of Naples, FL. Amanda is the granddaughter of Lois Brower of Waterford.
The future bride is a graduate of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School and Quinnipiac University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in communications. She received her juris doctorate from Syracuse College of Law. She is a tax attorney for Deloitte Tax LLP in Atlanta, GA.
Her fiance is a graduate of Nichols School, No. Buffalo and the University of Maryland, where he received his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance. He received his MBA from the University of Notre Dame. He is director of mergers and acquisitions at Rock-Tenn Company in Norcross, GA.
An August 2009 wedding is planned.
Tanya J. MacShane and Matthew P. Keenan were married October 26, 2008. The wedding and reception took place at Glen Sanders Mansion. Rev. Debra Romano officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Brian and Michele MacShane of Niskayuna. The groom is the son of Daniel Keenan Jr. of Scotia and Cheryl Snyder of Feura Bush.
Maid of honor was Jessica Lynn. Bridesmaids were Jennie McAlonen and Casie Gleischer. Flowergirl was Cheyanne
Best man was Matt McAlonen. Ushers were Justin MacShane, Andrew Kennan and Matt DeRose. Ringbearer was Marcus DeRose.
The bride is a graduate of Niskayuna High School. She is employed by Fort Recovery Beachfront Villas in advertising and PR in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.
Her husband is also a graduate of Niskayuna High School. He is employed by Fort Recovery Beachfront Villas in office management/boat charters.
The couple took a honeymoon trip to Las Vegas.
Megan Elizabeth Bourke and Brian Daniel Serowick were married May 24, 2008 at Saint Pius X Catholic Church. A reception was held at The Century House. Parents of the couple are Lisa and Joe Furlano of Colonie and Patty and Dan Serowick of Niskayuna.
The bride is a graduate of Colonie High School. She is a nurse at Capital Care Pediatrics, Clifton Park.
Her husband is a graduate of Niskayuna High School, Siena College and Union Graduate College. He an executive with Target.
They took a honeymoon trip to Maui, Hawaii
Susan Reedy and Anthony Parravani were married July 12, 2008 . The ceremony and reception were held at the Rotterdam Elks, Rotterdam, NY.
The bride is the daughter of Edward Reedy of Schenectady and the late Kathryn Reedy. The groom is the son of James Parravani of Schenectady and the late Mary Parravani.
Maid of honor was Diana Reedy. Bridesmaids were Aman-
da Reedy, Carol Maimone and Leah Hilton. Flowergirl was Olivia Reedy.
Best man was Brendan Reedy. Ushers were Steven Reedy, David Stuart and David Reedy. Ringbearer was Angelo Maimone.
The bride is a graduate of Schenectady High School. The groom is a graduate of Mohonasen High School.
Ayreen Martin and Stephen J. Buhrmaster were married August 10, 2008 in a traditional and Philippine wedding service at the Perthshire in Perth, NY, immediately followed by a reception at the Perthshire.
The bride is the daughter of Aida Quilaton of Albany, NY and is employed by the Rubin Dialysis Center of Samaritan Hospital, as a nurse.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Senese of Mayfield, NY. He is employed by Autotrader.com as an advertising consultant.
The couple honeymooned in the Virgin Islands and are living in Troy, NY.
Erica Nicole Larsen and Christopher Thomas Keough were married December 8, 2007 at St. Mary’s Church, Schenectady. Father Richard Carlino officiated. A reception followed at The Franklin Plaza, Troy.
The bride is the daughter of Paul and Donna Larsen of Rotterdam. The groom is the son of Thomas and Sandra Keough, also of Rotterdam.
Matron of honor was Kimberly DeLucia. Maid of honor was Lisa Larsen. Bridesmaids were Marissa VanWoeart, Katie Jeshuran, Renee King, Stephanie ReJack, Jennifer Nardini and Sabrina Allen. Flowergirl was Gabriella DeLucia.
Best man was Joseph Congdon. Ushers were Vince DeLucia, Mark Donald VanWoeart, Matthew VanWoeart, Patrick Keough, Michael Daviero, Stanley Wilgocki and Patrick Farry. Ringbearers were Vincent DeLucia and Nicholas DeLucia.
The bride is a graduate of Schalmont Central Schools, The College of Saint Rose, with a dual degree in special Ed and childhood Ed. She is pursuing her master’s degree in literacy from the University at Albany. She is a third-grade teacher at The Academy of Culture and Communication at Pleasant Valley Elementary School, Schenectady.
Her husband is a graduate of Schalmont Central Schools and Sage College of Albany. He is a lieutenant/paramedic with the City of Schenectady Fire Department.
The couple took a wedding trip on a southern Caribbean cruise. They reside in Rotterdam.
Gregory and Theresa Donadio Sr. of Rotterdam recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a dinner with family and friends at Tuscany’s Restaurant at Mohegan Sun Casino, hosted by their family.
The couple were married August 15, 1948 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Schenectady.
The former Theresa Santospirito attended Mont Pleasant High School and is a homemaker. She enjoys travel, cooking and spending time with family.
Her husband attended Mont Pleasant High School. He is the Founder of Power Pallet. He enjoys travel and spending time with family.
Their children are Linda (Dick) Tedisco of Rotterdam, Gregory (Carole) Donadio Jr., of Niskayuna, Sam (Dawn) Donadio of Rotterdam, Darlene (David) Muscanell of Rotterdam and Gary (Mahassti) Donadio of Cohoes NY.
Their grandchildren are Rick and Marybeth Tedisco of Niskayuna, Kara and Tana Donadio of W. Palm Beach, FL, Dina and Deann Muscanell, Greggy and Ryan Donadio, all of Rotterdam.
The couple have four great-grandchildren, Jennifer and Maria Tedisco, both of Niskayuna and Noah and Dylan Leszczyinski, both of W. Palm Beach, Florida.
Anthony and Marie Costanzo of Saratoga Springs, NY celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 7 with a dinner at Chez Sophie in Saratoga Springs.
Anthony is retired form the State of New York, where he was the Director of Public Relations for the New York State Civil Service Department.
Marie is retired from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY., where she worked in the Music Department.
The couple have four daughters.