Maria J. Martino and Brendan P. Whitfield
The engagement of Maria Joan Martino of Jim Thorpe to Brendan Paul Whitfield of Ashburn, Va. has been announced by their parents.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Patricia Martino of Jim Thorpe. She is a 2005 graduate of Marian Catholic High School and a 2009 graduate of DeSales University, where she earned a bachelor of science in nursing.
She is employed as a critical care nurse in the Lehigh Valley.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of Peter and Mary Ellen Whitfield of Ashburn. He is a 2005 graduate of Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, Va. and a 2009 graduate of DeSales University, where he earned a bachelor of science in management.
He is employed as an operations supervisor in the Lehigh Valley.
A wedding is being planned for July of this year.