Kevin and Dona Fragnoli of Scotia announce
the engagement of their daughter Dena Fragnoli,
to Joseph Simpson IV, son of Joseph and
Janelle Simpson of Grand Junction, CO.
The future bride is a graduate of Niskayuna
High School. She is employed by Mesa
Systems, Inc., Grand Junction, CO.
Her fiance is a graduate of Campion Academy,
Loveland, CO. He is employed by Cleanworks,
LLC, Grand Junction.
The couple was engaged at Maroon Bells in
A June 2013 wedding is planned in Fruita,
Lindy Anne Gage became the bride of
Stephan Walter Godlewski in an Oct. 27, 2012
ceremony at St. Clement’s Catholic Church in
Saratoga Springs. A reception followed at the
National Museum of Dance.
The bride is the daughter of Margaret and
Arthur Gage, of Agawam, MA. The groom is the
son of Rose and Robert Godlewski of Rotterdam.
Jacquie Shingler attended the bride as
matron of honor, Kevin Kenyon served the
groom as best man, and Matthew Winsor,
nephew of the groom, served as ring bearer.
The bride graduated with a bachelor’s degree
from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and a
master’s degree from the College of Saint Rose.
She is the Coordinator for Teacher Education
at SUNY Empire State College in Saratoga
The groom graduated with a bachelor’s degree
from Clarkson University. He is a project
manager with Creighton Manning Engineering in
The couple spent their honeymoon in Northern
California and they reside in Saratoga
Alyssa Marie Sciocchetti and Ryan Scott
Burke were united in marriage on October 6,
2012 at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs,
NY. Alyssa is the daughter of Peter and Marie
Sciocchetti of Niskayuna and Ryan is the son
of Martin and Pamela Burke of Loudonville. The
ceremony was officiated by Pastor Karyl Hopp.
Matrons of honor were Gina Sullivan and
Lisa Green, the bride’s aunts. Bridesmaids were
Theresa Aslin, Gabrielle Calabrese, Christine
Goode and Maureen Pelletier. Junior Bridesmaid
was Ava Sullivan.
Best man was Eric Burke, the groom’s brother.
Groomsmen were Christopher Sciocchetti
and Bart Huber. Junior Groomsman was Marco
Sciocchetti and the Ring bearer was Nolan Sullivan.
Alyssa is a graduate of Colonie Central High
School and is employed by the NYS Dept. of Labor.
Ryan is a graduate of Colonie Central High
School and the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill. He is employed by the Tri-City Valley
The couple traveled to Italy on their honeymoon
and share a home in Niskayuna with their
Steve and Jo Ann Yansak of Rotterdam announce
the marriage of their daughter, Jessica
Mae Yansak to Christopher Barry Sapp. They
were married June 15, 2012 at Saint Joseph’s
Roman Catholic Church, Schenectady, NY.
Father Robert DeMartinis officiated. A reception
followed at Albany Country Club, Voorheesville,
NY. The groom is the son of Glenn and Laura
Boot of Corpus Christi, TX and John and Heidi
Sapp of West Palm Beach, FL.
Maid of honor was Megan Brown. Bridesmaids
were Ashley Cleveland, Hailee Sapp, Trisha
Buck, Katie Simonelli, Colleen Cole, Heather
Maxwell and Jahna Vaughn. Best man was
Shawn Sapp. Groomsmen were Jason Boot,
Steven Yansak, Terence Maxwell, Travis Sapp,
Davey Murray, Jamarr Lynch and Bobby Bradley.
The bride is a graduate of SUNY Cortland
and received her masters degree from St. Rose.
She is a kindergarten teacher for Brunswick
School Department, Brunswick, ME. Her husband
is a graduate of North Greenville University
and received his masters degree from Middle
Tennessee State University. He is an assistant
football coach and special teams coordinator at
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME.
The couple honeymooned in Antigua. They
reside in Brunswick, Maine.