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Friday, January 22, 2016

The Daily Hampshire Gazette publishes news about weddings, engagements, anniversaries, new babies and adoptions with local connections. There is a small charge for wedding, engagement and anniversary announcements. Forms and information about submitting announcements can be found at GazetteNET.com. Look for Reader Service at the top right on the page. Or type in www.gazettenet.com/reader-services. All forms for submitting information to the Gazette can be found there. Forms can be submitted …

Wedding: Geneva Della Bitta-Nickerson & Timothy Schmitt Jr.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Geneva Rose Della Bitta-Nickerson and Timothy Paul Schmitt Jr., both of Somerville, were married Aug. 22, 2015 at Quonquont Orchard in Whately by John Devany, a friend of the bride and groom. The bride is the daughter of Ann Della Bitta and Mark Ivan Nickerson of Amherst. The groom is the son of …

Wedding: Christine Ugolini & Brian Misterka

Friday, January 29, 2016

Christine Elaine Ugolini of Wilbraham and Brian Joseph Misterka of Amherst were married Oct. 2, 2015 at Saint Brigid’s Parish in Amherst. Christine is the daughter of Paul and Jean Ugolini of Wilbraham. She is a graduate of Minnechaug Regional High School, Westfield State University and American International College. Christine is a teacher …

Rachel Messeck & Thomas Bonner

Friday, January 8, 2016

Rachel Messeck and Thomas Warren Bonner, both of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were married Sept. 12, 2015 with a ceremony and reception at the Awbury Arboretum, Germantown, Philadephia. The ceremony was officiated by a close friend of the bride and …

Engagement: Felicia Casanova & Michael Gale

Friday, January 8, 2016

Ralph and Claire Reynolds of Easthampton announce the engagement of their daughter, Felicia Casanova of Easthampton, to Michael Gale of Easthampton. Michael is the son of Richard Gale and Lynn Malouin of Easthampton. Felicia is a toddler teacher …

naming the baby

Saturday, January 2, 2016

AUCLAIR — Georgia Mary, daughter of Kimberly and Christopher Auclair, of West Dennis, was born Nov. 20, 2015 at Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis. The maternal grandparents are David and JoAnn Vachula of Orleans. The paternal grandfather is Richard Auclair of Sandwich. The maternal great-grandmothers are Mary Vachula of …

Amherst couple deliver first baby of the year Friday at Cooley Dickinson Hospital

Friday, January 1, 2016

NORTHAMPTON — Eunsung Lee is Cooley Dickinson Hospital’s first baby of the year, arriving a day after she was due. The 20-inch baby girl, who weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, was born at 7:40 a.m. Friday to Jiyoun …

Naming the baby

Friday, December 25, 2015

HERZIG — Braden William, son of Christine (Orloski) and Holland Herzig Sr., of Colrain, was born Dec. 1 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton. The maternal grandparents are Barbara and Bill Orloski of Whately. The paternal grandparents and Diane and Carl Herzig of Colrain. The maternal great-grandmother is …

Engagement: Rachel Truhart & Ronnie Lustberg

Friday, December 25, 2015

Richard and Cathy Truehart Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Truehart, to Ronnie Lustberg, both of New York City. Ronnie is the son of Stella and Ron Lustberg Sr. of Dix Hills, New York. Rachel is …

Wedding: Shelley Truehart & Corey Paquette

Friday, December 25, 2015

Shelley Truehart and Corey Paquette, both of Southampton, were married April 3, 2015, in a beachfront ceremony in Cape San Blas on the Florida Gulf Coast. The ceremony was officiated by Justice of the Peace Ken More, step-dad …

Engagement: Jessica Heath & Michael DiNuzzo

Friday, December 18, 2015

Edna and Jeffrey Heath of Northampton announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Heath, to Michael DiNuzzo, both of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Michael is the son of Rozann DiNuzzo of Hopewell, Pennsylvania, and PJ DiNuzzo of Midland, Pennsylvania. Jessica …

Engagement: Kris Lynds & Larissa Domaszowec

Friday, December 18, 2015

Karen Lynds of Leeds is announcing the engagement of her son, Kris D. Lynds of Leeds to Larissa M. Domaszowec of Kerhonkson, New York. Kris is also the son of the late Kenneth Lynds. Larissa is the daughter …

Naming the baby

Friday, December 11, 2015

CAESAR — Mary Margaret, daughter of Leslie Bak and Arthur Caesar Jr. of New Bedford, was born Nov. 18 at Toby Hospital in Wareham. The maternal grandparents are Robin and Barbara Bak of Chesterfield. The paternal grandparents are Arthur and Sarah Caesar of Westport and the late Mary …