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Weddings, engagements and anniversaries

Posted January 29, 2012
Engagement: Musella and Belli

Joe and Betty Belli of Schenectady announce
the engagement of their son, Frank Belli to Kristen
Musella, daughter of Dan and Cathy Musella
of Voorheesville.
The future bride is a graduate of Sage College
of Albany, where she earned her bachelor’s
degree. She is employed by the Department of
Her fi ance attended Hudson Valley Community
College. He is employed by Albany Medical
A June 2012 wedding is planned.

Engagement: Lamp and Gaffney

Jeannette Lamp of Scotia announces the engagement
of her daughter Jessica R. Lamp to
Timothy J. Gaffney Jr., son of Timothy and Lisa
Gaffney Sr. of Rotterdam. Jessica is also the
daughter of late Michael Lamp.
The future bride is a graduate of Scotia-Glenville
High School and the University at Albany.
She is employed by the Schenectady School
Her fiance is a graduate of Notre Dame-
Bishop Gibbons High School and Schenectady
County Community College. He also received
an honorable discharge from the Air National
Guard. He is employed by the Latham Fire Dept.
A May 2012 wedding is planned.

Engagement: Hanley and Manieri

Barbara Hanley, of Oswego, announces the
engagement of her daughter, Victoria Anne Hanley,
to Kevin David Manieri, son of David and
Jill Manieri, of Glenville. Miss Hanley is also the
daughter of the late Daniel Hanley.
Miss Hanley is a 2004 graduate of Oswego
High School. Mr. Manieri graduated from Burnt
Hills-Ballston Lake High School, also in 2004.
Both are graduates of SUNY Oneonta, class of
2008. Both reside in Blue Bell, PA.
Miss Hanley is employed by the Village
Workroom of Doylestown and completed her
certificate in fashion technology at Moore Art
College of Philadelphia.
Mr. Manieri received his Masters of Business
Administration in 2011 from LaSalle University
and is employed by George’s Music of Philadelphia.
A wedding is planned for June 2012 at the
Highlands, Fort Washington, PA.

Anniversary: Atwell

Congratulations to Dale and Grace Atwell of
Schenectady who recently celebrated their 65th
wedding anniversary. Dale and Grace have celebrated
many years of happiness together with
their loving children, Elaine (Michael) Smart of
Schenectady, Don (Pak) Atwell of Punta Gorda,
FL, and Wendy (Todd) Benjamin of Scotia, as well
as 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Anniversary: Donnelly

Paul and Arlene (Jurosko) Donnelly of Scotia
recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary,
with their immediate family at a small gathering,
catered by the Turf Tavern of Scotia. The
party was given by their children.The celebration
was held at Baptist Health and Rehabilitation
Center in Scotia, where Arlene has been a
resident since April, 2011.
Arlene graduated from Mont Pleasant High
School and worked as a secretary/clerk for G.E.
and Mayor Karen Johnson. She enjoys being
a wife, mother and grandmother and enjoys
cheering for the Mets.
Her husband is a graduate of Mont Pleasant
High School and Union College. He also holds
a MSW from Rockefeller School of Public Policy
and Administration. He is retired from Verizon
with 31 years of service. He was a past executive
vice-president of The Communication Workers
of America, Local 1118. He enjoys being active
in politics and is a strong union advocate.
Their children are the late Daniel Donnelly,
John Donnelly of Rotterdam, Colleen Shepardson
of Delmar and Christine McGovern of Rotterdam.
Their grandchildren are Delaney and Cameron
Shepardson of Delmar, Brennan and Liam
Donnelly of Rotterdam and Aiden and Keegan
McGovern of Rotterdam.


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