Brad Cohen and Abbey Scalia

Brad Cohen and Abbey Scalia

Abbey Scalia and Brad Cohen, both of Astoria, were united in marriage Sept. 18, 2021, during a ceremony in Queens.

Brian Caldera, a friend of the couple, officiated. The bride was given in marriage by her father, Anthony Scalia Jr.

Samantha Bourdeau of Orlando, Fla., was matron of honor, and Marc Cohen of Charleston, S.C., was best man.

Bridesmaids were Lindsey Daily of Le Roy, Alison Cohen of Hilton Head Island, S.C., Katelyn Fornaro of Ridgefield, Conn., Kendra Lied of Manhattan, Zoey Topper of Manhattan, and Elton Wong of Queens.

Groomsmen were Gregory Barr of Tuckahoe, Will DeSouza of Chatham, N.J., Thomas Palladino of Manhattan, Daniel Jarmus of Manhattan, and Frankie Paparone of Manhattan.

Music was provided by cellist Chialing Pidd.

A reception followed at The Ditty in Astoria, Queens, New York City.

The bride, daughter of Anthony Scalia Jr. and Brenda Marchese, both of Batavia, is vice president at Marina Maher Communications in New York City. She is a 2009 graduate of Batavia High School and a 2013 graduate of Marist College.

The bridegroom, son of Howard and Lori Cohen of Hilton Head Island, S.C., is employed in risk management at Morgan Stanley in New York City. He is a 2009 graduate of Notre Dame High School, Batavia, and a 2013 graduate of Villanova University.

Following a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple is living in Astoria.

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