Veronica Catherine Rizzo and Andrew Jeffrey Pragel exchanged wedding vows on June 9, 2012, at the Hall of Philosophy in Chautauqua Institution. The Rev. Barbara Brown performed the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Kathryn and Nicholas Rizzo of Mayville. The groom is the son of Christine and Jeffrey Pragel of Tonawanda.
Nicole Rizzo, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Stacey Bank, Morgan Dudley, Meredith Hicks, Danielle Nohlquist-Bongiovani and Katherine Rice. Flower girl was Genevieve Owen.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew (Veronica) Pragel
Best man was David Pragel, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were David Awad, Greg Pragel, David Spira, Chris Smith, Abe Thomas and Adam Williamson. Ring bearer was Jack Owen.
Readings selected by the bride and groom were read by Sandralee Wagner and Greg Pragel.
The bride is a graduate of Fredonia State and Canisius College graduate school of counseling. She is currently employed a the Falk School in Buffalo. Her husband is a graduate of Geneseo College and is employed by Liberty Mutual in Buffalo.
They honeymooned in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and are living in Cheektowaga.