Lori Feldman and Jay Sitkin of Lansdale, and Barbara and Allen Mendler of Rochester, N.Y., announce the engagement of their children, Zachary Merrill Sitkin and Lisa Klein Mendler.
Zachary, a graduate of North Penn High School, holds Bachelor of Science and Arts degrees from the University of Pittsburgh in psychology and religious studies with a certificate in Jewish studies. He has been working in the Pittsburgh Jewish community for the last year. Zachary will be attending rabbinical school at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City in August.
Lisa, a graduate of Brighton High School, will graduate summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work from the University of Pittsburgh in May. She will begin a Master's of Social Work program with a focus in law at the Hunter College School of Social Work in New York City in August.
The couple, who met at the University of Pittsburgh Hillel, performed with Vokols, a Jewish a capella group.
Zachary is the grandson of Norma Sitkin of East Norriton, and the late Jerry Sitkin of Lewistown, Pa.; and Marcia Feldman Landy of Coconut Creek, Fla., and the late Merrill Feldman of Yardley. Lisa is the granddaughter of the late Bernard and Nancy Klein, and the late Harold and Ida Mendler.
Sharing in the couple's happiness are Zachary's sister and brother-in-law, Rachel Sitkin Marks and Morgan Marks; and Lisa's brothers and sisters-in-law, Jason Mendler and Laticia Valle, and Brian and Renee Mendler.
The couple is planning a summer 2012 wedding.