Jolene Carey and Jeffrey Pace, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kirk and Mary Ellen Carey, Wyoming. She is the granddaughter of Willard Carey, the late Alex and Helen Stanulis and Ruth Carey, all of Wyoming.
Jolene is a 2003 graduate of Wyoming Area High School. She is a graduate of Misericordia University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 2006 and a Master of Science in Organizational Management degree in 2007. She is employed by GUARD Insurance Group and works in the State Filings Unit.
The prospective groom is the son of Robert and Charlotte Pace, Pittston. He is the grandson of Veronica Ruda, Pittston, and the late Alfred and Anzelma Pace and Joseph Ruda, all of Exeter.
Jeffrey is a 1999 graduate of Pittston Area High School. He is a 2004 graduate of Pennsylvania State University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in integrated arts. He is employed as a manager of Pace Transportation.
The couple plans to exchange vows on Jan. 18, 2014, at St. Joseph Marello Parish, Pittston. An evening reception will follow at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, Scranton.