Ashley Ann Fernandes and Jeffrey James Waters, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mendel Fernandes, West Pittston, and Bernadette Fernandes, Duryea. She is the granddaughter of Mae Noss, Wilkes-Barre; Catherine Prendis, Wilkes-Barre; Dennis Fernandes of Boston, MA; and the late William Noss.
The prospective groom is the son of William and Lois Waters of Duryea. He is the grandson of Lois Balchune of Duryea; Robert Schumaker of Pittston; the late Chas Balchune and the late Dolores Schumaker.
Ms. Fernandes is a 2004 graduate of Pittston Area High School and is currently employed as the kitchen manager at the Town Tavern in Duryea.
Mr. Waters is a 2000 graduate of Seton Catholic High School and a 2005 graduate of King's College where he earned a Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice. He is currently employed by Brandon Balchune Construction, Duryea.
The couple will exchange vows on May 19 at Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea. Following a honeymoon to Cancun, Mexico, they will reside in Duryea.