Abbe, a graduate of Muhlenberg College, earned a master's degree from St. Joseph's University. She is a third-grade ELL teacher in the Lindenwold (N.J.) public schools.
Matthew, a graduate of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, works in insurance sales with Mass Mutual.
Abbe is the granddaughter of Beatrice Raivetz of Wynnewood and the late Charles Raivetz, and the late Blanche and Harry Saslofsky of Philadelphia. Matthew is the grandson of Esther Cohen and the late Harry Cohen of Philadelphia, and the late Suzanne and Irving Spilker, also of Philadelphia.
Joining in the couple's simcha are Abbe's brother and sister-in-law, Ari and Lauren Raivetz; her brother, Seth Raivetz; and nieces Sydney and Lila Raivetz. Also celebrating with the couple are Matthew's sister and brother-in-law, Julie and Todd Miller.
The couple, who met in the summer of 2007, currently live in the Fairmount area of Philadelphia. They are planning an August wedding at the Meadowlands Country Club.