OSWEGO, NY – Mary Jo Gadwau and Neil Patrick Cliff exchanged marriage vows in a double-ring ceremony at St. Paul’s church on May 2, 2015.
The Rev. Guy Buccaro officiated at the ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of the late Lydia and Verne Gadwau.
The groom is the son of the late Margaret and Reuel Cliff.
Tracie Gadwau-Cliff, niece of the bride, was matron of honor.
Christopher Cliff, son of the groom, was the best man.
Ethan Cliff, nephew of the bride, was the ringbearer.
Pipper and Madison Hern, great-granddaughters of the groom, were the flowergirls.
Glenn Sharkey III, grandson of the groom served as the altar boy.
Ushers were Glen Sharkey, son-in-law of the groom and Daniel Sterigus, friend of the bride.
Readings were done by Dale Galletta, daughter of the groom, Cathy Sharkey, daughter of the groom and Nikita Sharkey, granddaughter of the groom.
The gifts were brought to the altar by Connie Kandt, sister of the bride, Mary Cliff, daughter of the groom and Neil J. Cliff, son of the groom.
Musical selections were performed by Diane Zych, organist; and Laurie Ohnmacht, soloist.
Immediately following the wedding, a reception was held at Vona’s Restaurant.
A honeymoon cruise to the Southern Caribbean was taken.
The bride is currently employed at Lowes Home Improvement as a CSA.
The groom is retired from International Paper.
The couple reside in Oswego.