Yvonne Macherone of Rotterdam and David
Loucks Sr. of Albany announce the engagement
of their son Matthew David Loucks, to Renee
Christine Pangburn, daughter of Therese and
Richard Pangburn of Schenectady. Matthew is
the grandson of Susan and Harry Loucks and
the late Sharon Schoening and the late Charles
Macherone. Renee is the granddaughter of the
late Robert and Elizabeth Crounse and the late
Edward and Mary Pangburn.
The future bride is a graduate of Mohonasen
High School and the University at Albany, where
she received her bachelor’s degree in sociology.
She is a research assistant in the special
programs department at ICF International in
Fairfax, VA. She is also a dance coach for the
Marymount University Dance Team in Arlington,
VA and at the Creative Dance Center II in Ashburn,
Her fiance is also a graduate of Mohonasen
High School. He is a graduate of the University
at Albany and The School of Criminal Justice,
where he earned his master’s degree in criminal
justice and his Certificate of Homeland Security.
He is an intelligence analyst for the Federal
Matthew and Renee began their relationship
in their freshman and sophomore years of high
school and have been at each other’s sides for
nine years. Matthews proposal overlooking the
Bluemont Vineyards was a surprise to Renee,
but not the staff and other patrons of the vineyard,
who were all in on the plan
Gina M.Ciampino and Philip M. Sidoti were
married September 15, 2012 at St. Luke’s Roman
Catholic Church, Schenectady, NY. Rev.
Dominic P. Isopo officiated. A reception followed
at the Hall of Springs, Saratoga, Springs, NY.
The bride is the daughter of Daniel and
Jeanne Ciampino of Niskayuna. The groom is
the son of Philip and Rose Sidoti of Albany. Gina
is the granddaughter of Mary DeBrino and Rose
Ciampino. Philip is the grandson of Mafalda
Maid of honor was Deanna Nicastro. Bridesmaids
were Lisa Bowman, Danielle Ciampino,
Madeline Fifer, Lisa Murphy, Chelsea Robinson,
Jennifer Sidoti, Michelle Sidoti and Chrystia Zobniw.
Flowergirls were Bryana Bowman, Gionna
Bowman, Vivian Bowman, Marissa Tarullo and
Best men were Brendan Clemens and Philip
A. Sidoti. Ushers were Keith Barrell, Jamie Burditt,
Daniel Ciampino Jr., Eugene Corcione, Michael
Corcione, Adam Crisafulli, Kevin Sheldon
and Ryan Williams. Ringbearer was Vincenzo
The bride is a graduate of Albany College
of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, NY.
She is a pharmacist at Aumiller’s Pharmacy,
Her husband is a graduate of Siena College
and Union Graduate College. He is a marketing
manager at Pitney Bowes Software, Troy.
The couple took a wedding trip to Maui,
Hawaii. They reside in Niskayuna.