Tammy Lynn Wilson and Douglas Prior were united in marriage on Nov. 6, 2010 in the Lighthouse Room at the Clarion Hotel in Dunkirk, New York. The Rev. Renee Funke, friend of the bride, performed the double-ring ceremony uniting the daughter of Robert and Bonnie Wilson of Dunkirk and the son of Marjorie Prior and the late William Prior of Middlesbrough, England.
The bride was escorted by her father. She wore a satin, A-line gown with a tank bodice and featuring a chapel length train. Pearls, crystals, bugle beads and rhinestones embellished the waistband. An elbow-length veil edged in similar beading complemented her gown. The bride carried a bouquet of wine roses.
Matron of honor was Lori Felt of Dunkirk, friend of the bride. Dr. Cynthia Smith of Dunkirk and Jennifer Penfield of Cary, N.C., friends of the bride, served as bridesmaids. All attendants wore wine, floor-length gowns of their choice and carried bouquets of various fall-colored flowers surrounding a single wine rose.
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas (Tammy) Prior
Best man was John McNally of Buffalo, friend of the groom. David Prior of Middlesbrough, England, brother of the groom and Neil Ord of Lazenby, England, friend of the groom, served as groomsmen. A reception followed in the Bayside Suite of the Clarion Hotel.
The bride is a graduate of Dunkirk High School and SUNY Fredonia. She is employed as a teacher in the Dunkirk Public School System and an instructor at SUNY Fredonia. The groom is a graduate of the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and Teesside University. He is employed as a chemical engineer by Praxair in Tonawanda.
The newlyweds will depart on an Alaskan land/cruise honeymoon this summer. When they return, they will reside at their new home in Lakeview, N.Y.