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Weddings, engagements and anniversaries

Posted August 21, 2011
Engagement: Merrill and Palmer

David and Carolyn Merrill of Jonesboro, GA
announce the engagement of their daughter Kier
Michelle Merrill to James Fredrick Palmer, son of
the late Helen Palmer and the late Glenn Palmer
of Conklin, NY.
The future bride is a 1990 graduate of Ballston
Spa High School and received her bachelor’s
degree from SUNY Cortland. She earned her
master’s degree from SIT, Brattleboro, VT. She
is a Spanish language teacher in the Greene
Central School System, Greene, NY.
Her fi ance is a 1987 graduate of Susquehanna
Valley Central Schools. He is employed by
Huff Ice Cream, Sydney, NY.
An October 2011 wedding is planned.

Anniversary: Sheehan

Their family would like to congratulate them
on their 50th Anniversary!
Ronald and Patricia Sheehan of Hadley, NY
recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
They were married August 19, 1961 at St.
Helen’s Church, Schenectady NY.
The former Patricia Cicciu graduated from
Linton High School. She retired from the Schenectady
City School Dist., and enjoys traveling,
cooking, golfi ng and reading.
Her husband is a graduate of Cohoes High
School. He retired form Niagara Mohawk and
enjoys, golfi ng and boating.
Their children are Colleen Rohan of Concord,
NC, Michael Sheehan of Glenville, NY and Kathy
Aspenleiter of Rochester, NY.
They have six grandchildren, Kyle and Aydan
Rohan, Alexandra and Patrick Sheehan and
Sydney and Ryan Aspenleiter.
Together they have enjoyed their retirement
on Sacandaga Lake, traveling and sharing the
company of their many wonderful friends.

Engagement: Barnes and Barndt

David and Susan Barnes of Rotterdam are
pleased to announce the engagement of their
daughter, Danielle Elizabeth Barnes to Joshua
Richard Barndt, son of Barry and Linda Barndt ,
also of Rotterdam.
The future bride and groom are both 2006
graduates, and high school sweethearts of
Mohonasen High School.
Danielle has a bachelor’s degree in psychology
from the University at Albany and is assistant
director of Maple Leaf Childcare Center in
Her fi ance has a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing
engineering technology from R.I.T. He
is employed by Global Foundries of Malta.
A fall wedding is planned in October of 2011.


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