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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 …

Wedding: Emily Baecher & Miles Montgomery-Butler

Friday, December 11, 2015

Emily Baecher and Miles Montgomery-Butler, both of Boston, were married Oct. 10 at the home of the bride’s parents in Amherst, by David Baecher, brother of the bride. Emily is the daughter of Paul and Cindy Baecher of …

Indian trader hosts wedding for 151 couples

Sunday, December 6, 2015

SURAT, India — With the brides dressed in traditional red and gold embroidered saris and the grooms wearing long tunics and turbans, 151 young couples tied the knot at a mass wedding in the western Indian state of …

Engagement: Madeline Robert & Daniel Farias

Friday, December 4, 2015

John and Theresa Robert of Granby announce the engagement of their daughter, Madeline Robert of Granby, to Daniel Farias of Chicopee. Madeline is a student at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Daniel is the son of Lynn …

Naming the baby

Friday, December 4, 2015

DIEHL — Savannah Marie, daughter of Devin Diehl and Amber Banter of Upland, Indiana, was born Nov. 28 in Indiana. The maternal grandparents are Mark and Julie Banter of Indiana. The paternal grandparents are Andrew Diehl of Northampton and Jaca Story of Indiana. The maternal great-grandparents are Harry …

Wedding: Jessica Wasserman & Joshua Drumm

Friday, November 20, 2015

Jessica Beth Wasserman and Joshua Drumm, both of Bethel, Connecticut, announce their engagement. Jessica is the daughter of Nancy Farber of Amherst and Scott Wasserman of Brookline. She is a French teacher for both middle and high school …

Wedding: Kara Merz & Joseph Szawlowski

Friday, November 20, 2015

Kara Merz and Joseph Szawlowski, both of Hatfield, were married June 13, 2015 at Our Lady of Grace Parish in Hatfield by Rev. Robert Coonan. The bride, 33, is the daughter of John and Irene Merz of Hatfield. …

Anniversary: Alice Marie and Phillip Kelley of Florence celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Friday, November 20, 2015

Alice Marie (Latham) Kelley and Phillip R. Kelley, of Florence, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family. The Kelley’s were married Nov. 11, 1955. Alice is a Northampton High School graduate, a devoted wife and mother who for …

Wedding: Dan Murphy & Meagan Sanderson

Friday, November 13, 2015

Dan Murphy and Meagan Sanderson, both of Whately, were married June 20 at Our Lady of the Cross Church in Holyoke by Father Daniel G. O’Hare. The groom, 27, is the son of Tim and Eileen Murphy of …

Wedding: Meredith Golding & Adriano Giacci

Friday, November 6, 2015

Meredith Quinnan Golding of Northampton and Adriano Francesco Giacci of Campobasso, Italy, were married Aug. 27 at Santa Maria della Strata Church in Matrice, Italy, by Padre Gaetano Iacobucci. The bride is the daughter of Karen Golding-Staelin and …