Michael Paul Kitchko and Saunsanie Michele Ramos were married Dec. 31, 2010 at the Fredonia Opera House, Fredonia, N.Y. Kevin McLaughlin, the bride's uncle, performed the double ring ceremony. Mary Filutze was the pianist.
The bride is the daughter of Sally Graves of Dunkirk, N.Y. and John and Maria Ramos of Silver Creek, N.Y.
The bridegroom is the son of Samuel and Michele Kitchko of Nesquehoning.
Presented in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her sisters, Nevia Clayton and Jennasha Ramos, both of Dunkirk; the bridegroom's sister, Samantha Logan, Virginia Beach, Va.; Justina Barone, Indianapolis, Ind.; Rachael Mandell, Pittsburgh; and Sara Jaffray, Chester, S.C.
The junior bridesmaid and flower girl were the bride's cousins, Makayla McLaughlin, Orchard Park, N.Y. and Gabriella Dominico, Fredonia.
Matthew Davis, Lansford, was the best man. Groomsmen were Nino Logan, Virginia Beach; Christopher Lambert, Indianapolis; Adam Loyack, Philadelphia; Justin Porembo, Bethlehem; and Antonio Marino, Little Ferry, N.J.
The bridegroom's nephew, Xander Logan served as the ring bearer.
Following the ceremony, the couple hosted a reception and New Year's celebration at the Clarion Waterfront Hotel and Conference Center. They honeymooned in Cinque Terre, Italy.
The bride is a 1999 graduate of Dunkirk High School, and a 2003 graduate of St. Bonaventure University where she earned a BA in marketing. She recently completed her MBA from the University of Phoenix.
She served in the United States Army, discharging honorably as a captain and veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She is currently employed as a sales representative by Devicor Medical Products.
The bridegroom is a 1999 graduate of Panther Valley High School and a 2003 graduate of Lehigh University with a BS in chemical engineering. He is employed by Dow Chemical Company as a start up manager for a new production facility outside Milan, Italy.
The newlyweds reside in Philadelphia.