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Weddings, engagements and anniversaries

Posted July 25, 2010
Engagement: Dunn (Favata) and Lanni

Anthony and Leanne Favata of Schenectady announce the engagement of their daughter Elisha A. Dunn (Favata) to Victor A. Lanni, Jr., son of Victor and Kathryn Lanni Sr. of Schenectady.
The future bride is a graduate of Mohonasen High School, received her bachelor’s degree from the College of Saint Rose and master’s degree from the University of Phoenix. She is a mathematics teacher in the Deptford School District, NJ.
Her fiance is a graduate of Mohonasen High School. He is a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force.
An October 2010 wedding is planned.

Engagement: Keenan and Cook

Erin Keenan and Brian Cook have announced their engagement. Erin is the daughter of Shirley Keenan and the late Michael Keenan of Galway, NY. Brian is the son of William and Christine Cook of Ballston Spa and the grandson of Jane Cook.
The future bride is a graduate of Galway Central High School and The College of Saint Rose. She is a special education teacher in the Schenectady City School District.
Her fiance is a graduate of Galway Central High School and Morrisville College. He is a union boilermaker.
A September 2010 wedding is planned.

Engagement: Scrafford and Wellert

Dave and Jeanne Scrafford of Schenectady announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Kristen Scrafford to Shaun Wellert, son of Rick and Tonya Wellert of West Salem, OH.
The future bride is a graduate of Guilderland High School, received her B.A. from Binghamton University and recently graduated from Ohio State University-College of Veterinary Medicine. She is employed at Ark Veterinary Hospital, Worchester, OH.
Her fiance is a graduate of North Western High School, West Salem, OH; received his B.A. from Ohio Northern University. He is is currently pursuing his degree in veterinary medicine from Ohio State University.
A summer 2011 wedding is being planned.

Wedding: Martin and Bennett

Erica Martin and Chris Bennett were married May 8, 2010. Erica is the daughter of James and Helene Martin of Rotterdam. Chris is the son of John and Anne Bennett of Travelers Rest, SC.
The bride is a graduate of SUNY Geneseo and the University of Akron. She is a marketing analyst at Dow Chemical Co., Philadelphia. Her husband is a graduate of Purdue University, Penn State and Drexel University. He is a program manager at Lockheed Martin, Moorestown, NJ.
They reside in southern New Jersey.

Anniversary: Rea

Anthony and Antoinette (Ben-acqusita) Rea of Schenectady recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. A luncheon celebration was held at the couple’s home, given by their daughters Josephine Errichetto, Linda Sung, Rita Warner and their families. Father Vincent Ciotoli gave the blessings.
The couple were married July 1, 1950 in Fontechari, Italy.
They are both retired from St. Clare’s Hospital.


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