Engagement, wedding and anniversary announcements.



Chirello and Besio

Caitlin A. Chirello and Jeffrey C. Besio exchanged wedding vows on Aug. 4, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Baldwinsville. Rev. John Finnegan and Rev. Robert Stevenson celebrated the nuptial mass. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Cathy Chirello, of Fulton. The groom is the son of Mr. Stephen Besio, of Liverpool, and Ms. Cynthia Besio, of Liverpool. Maid of honor was Mary Chirello, sister of the bride and best man was Eric Price. Bridesmaids included Chelsea Foley, sister of the groom, Laura Finocchiaro, Dr. Sarah Finocchiaro and Michaelina Carrese. Groomsmen included Mike Foley, brother-in-law of the groom, Jason Disco, Ashtion Holmes and Chris Berry. A reception was held at Bellevue Country Club, Syracuse. The bride is a graduate of LeMoyne College and earned a master’s degree in literacy from Nazareth College. She teaches special education in the Fulton School District. The groom is a graduate of Cicero-North Syracuse High School and he attended St. John Fisher College. He is in sales at Shapiro Motors, Oswego. The couple resides in Radisson.


Brown and Hobart

Paul and Kathleen Brown, of Fayetteville, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laurie Nanette Brown, to Travis Roswell Hobart, son of David and Susan Hobart of Denville, New Jersey. A Fayetteville-Manlius High School alumna, Laurie graduated as a college scholar from the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University summa cum laude, and Harvard Law School. She served as a judicial clerk for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and is currently a Harvard Heyman Fellow working as an attorney for the U. S. Government in Washington, DC. Travis is an alumnus of Mountain Lakes High School and graduated from Williams College and Tufts Medical School. He completed a pediatric residency at Georgetown University, where he was chief resident. Travis earned a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, where he is currently a preventive medicine resident. He also works as a pediatrician at Civista Medical Center in Maryland. A wedding is planned for June 2, 2012.

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