LEETONIA - Shari Lynn Smith and William Joseph Merdich are announcing their engagement and forthcoming wedding.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Smith, Washingtonville. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a degree in journalism and sociology/anthropology. She is employed as a corporate benefits specialist with Employee Benefit Services of America, Boardman.
Her fiance is the son of Charles and Jeanette Merdich, Leetonia. He is a graduate of The Ohio State UniversityATI campus in Wooster with an associate's degree in landscape. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in parks and recreation/urban forestry from The Ohio State University in Columbus.
William Merdich and Shari Smith
Invitations have been issued for the couple's Sept. 15 morning wedding at the Leetonia First United Methodist Church and brunch reception at Drake's Landing, Canfield.