Heather Lynn Coniglio and Drew Whitney Anderson were united in marriage on Sept. 10, 2011, at the Peek'n Peak resort. Pastor Brent Williams from the Harvest Chapel performed the double-ring, outdoor ceremony. Musicians at the ceremony included Matt Downey on the classical guitar and Jamie Newman on the flute.
The bride is the daughter of Anthony and Molly Coniglio of Dunkirk. The groom is the son of Dale and Kathryn Anderson of Forestville.
The bride wore a ivory, lustrous, satin, strapless gown with jeweled beading along one side of the neckline. The back is slightly low and open with covered buttons down the back leading to the pick-up train. Loose pleats angled across the body. A large flower accented the flared skirt with layers. Purple shoes were worn with sequined flowers and she held a bouquet of white roses and calla lilies with rhinestones.
Mr. and Mrs. Drew Anderson
Amy Coniglio, sister of the bride, served as the maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Kelly Duliba of Forestville; Erin VanWinkle of San Antonio, Texas; Krissy Donahue of West Seneca; Christine Castro of Cheektowaga; Caitlin Mitchell of New York City; Karolyn Carlson of Boston, Mass.; Victoria Kuzara, of Houston, Texas; and Lindsay Olsen of Jackson, N.C., all friends of the bride. Courtney Bailey, cousin of the bride, also served as a bridesmaid. They wore fuchsia and violet knee-length dresses and a sweetheart top adorned with a navy bow with navy blue sequined shoes.
Serving as flower girls were Ella Rose Duliba, daughter of bridesmaid Kelly Duliba, and Talia Joan VanWinkle, daughter of Erin VanWinkle.
The best man was Derek Anderson, brother of the groom, of Starkville, Miss. Ushers included Ronald Duliba of Forestville; Joshua Frost of Cuba, N.Y.; Jared Wells of Erie, Pa.; Bob Arnold of Franklin, Ky; Colin Moyer of Clearwater, Fla; and Jon Duffey of Washington, D.C.; all friends of the groom.
The bride is a graduate of Dunkirk High School and SUNY Fredonia. She graduated from Canisius College majoring in school counseling. She is a certified alcohol and substance abuse counselor and works for WCA Hospital as a chemical dependency counselor.
The groom is a graduate of Pine Valley Central School and Penn State University. He is a New York State Park policeman for the Allegany region.
The couple spent their honeymoon in San Diego, Calif., and makes their home in Fredonia.