Priess, Reale marry
GUILDERLAND — Michele Josephine Priess and Paul Leonard Reale were united in marriage by Pastor Lorenzo Agnes and Father Joseph Salerno on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Newburgh, N.Y.
The bride is the daughter of Michael and Donna Priess of Guilderland. The groom is the son of John Sr. and Theresa Reale of New Hartford, N.Y.
The wedding reception was held at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor, N.Y.
The maid of honor was Kristen Slavick and the best man was Jesse Thomas.
The bridesmaids included Nicole Pellegrini, Christina Nichols, Sarah Whitehouse, Lauryn Dearstyne, Amy Cornish, Eleni Pappas, Kristin Page, Gina Surace, Erin Reale, and Sara Reale.
The groomsmen included Steven Priess, Ken Page, Tom Riggs, Chuck Decker, John Reale Jr., Steven Surace, Jonathon Dunn, Michael Grassi, Steve Sickler, and Wayne Smoulcey.
Junior bridesmaids were Emily Surace and Rachel Surace.
The flower girl was Hannah Priess and the ring bearer was Matthew Reale.
The bride is a 1999 graduate of Guilderland High School. She earned her associate of applied science degree in music business in 2004 and her associate of science degree in music performance — voice in 2006, both from Schenectady County Community College, and her bachelor of science degree in business administration in 2011 from the State University of New York College at Potsdam. She is an administrative assistant at Clough Harbour & Associates in Colonie.
The groom is a 1999 graduate of New Hartford High School. He earned his associate of occupational studies degree in carpentry in 2001 from the State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi. He is the owner and operator of Reale Perfect Remodeling and Reale Woodworking and Design in Utica and Albany.
The couple honeymooned at Palm Island in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. They reside in Glenville with their three cats.