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Weddings, engagements and anniversaries

Posted March 17, 2013
Engagement: Fetcho and Kalinkewicz

Ronald and Patricia Fetcho of Scotia announce
the engagement of their daughter Sarah
Kimberly Fetcho, to Justin Ryan Kalinkewicz,
son of Kent and Karen Kalinkewicz of Scotia.
Sarah is the granddaughter of Dr. Robert A.
Breault and Jean Breault. Justin is the grandson
of James Dawsey and the late Lillian Dawsey.
The future bride is a graduate of SUNY Cortland,
where she received her bachelor’s degree
and The College of Saint Rose, where she
earned her master’s degree in special education.
She is an elementary school teacher.
Her fiance is a graduate of Wentworth Institute
of Technology. He is a project manager for
MLB Construction Services.
A July 2013 wedding is planned at Crooked
Lake House.

Engagement: Kosakowski and Staalesen

Deborah Kosakowski of Glenville announces
the engagement of her daughter Katelyn Kosakowski,
to Matthew Staalesen, son of James
and Katherine Staalesen of Clifton Park. Katelyn
is also the daughter of the late John Kosakowski.
The future bride is a graduate of Burnt Hills-
Ballston Lake High School and received her
bachelor’s degree from SUNY Cortland. She
earned her master’s degree from The College
of Saint Rose. She is head teacher at Samaritan
Rensselaer Children’s Center.
Her fiance is a graduate of Shenendehowa
High School and received his bachelor’s degree
from SUNY Brockport. He is a claims representative
at State Farm Insurance.
A July 2013 wedding is planned.

Wedding: Donohue and Laurenzo

Jillian Donohue and Christopher Laurenzo
were married July 20, 2012 at St. Kateri Tekakwitha
Roman Catholic Church. Principal celebrant
was Rev. Bernard A. Healey, uncle of the
bride. Co celebrant was Rev. Robert Longobucco,
friend of the couple. A reception was held
at the Century House, Latham.
The bride is the daughter of James and Ann
Donohue. The groom is the son of Joseph and
Constance Laurenzo. Maids of honor were Emily
Donohue and Margaret Donohue, sisters
of the bride. Bridesmaids were Alison Krustapentus,
Elizabeth Fountain and Vittoria Buerschaper.
Junior bridesmaid was Hannah Miller.
Flower girl was Courtney Miller.
Best man was Stephen Jesselli. Groomsmen
were Paul Crevier, Chris Scharling and Christian
The couple took a honeymoon trip to Disneyland.
They reside in Niskayuna.

Wedding: Celentano and Backowski

Mike and Joan Celentano of Schenectady
announce the marriage of their daughter,
Amanda Christine Celentano to Andrew Charles
They were married August 4, 2012 at Saint
John’s Catholic Church, Schenectady, NY. A reception
followed at The Italian American Club,
Albany, NY. The groom is the son of Mark and
Nancy Backowski of Chesapeake, VA.
Maid of honor was Ashley Lapp. Bridesmaids
were Courtney Riley, Candice DeAngelis, Theresa
Gioia, Sheila Los and Maria Morales. The
flower girl was Ava Los.
Best man was Mark Giemza. Groomsmen
were Kevin Braun, Josh Edgerton, Jonathon
Fennell, Mike Los, and Pete Barber. The ring
bearer was Jacob Chouinard.
The bride is a graduate of Keene State College
in Keene, NH. She is a fitness supervisor
on the U.S. Naval base in Norfolk, VA.
Her husband is a paramedic firefighter on the
U.S. Naval base in Nofolk, VA.
The couple who are both originally from
Schenectady, NY now share a home in Virginia
Beach, VA.


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