Janet and Michael Simmons of Northeast Philadelphia, and Deborah Cantor of Bryn Mawr, formerly of Havertown, announce the engagement of their children, Cheri Joy Simmons and Franklin Kenneth Cantor. Frank is son of the late Allan Cantor.
Cheri is a graduate of Northeast High School and Penn State University with a bachelor's degree in hotel, restaurant and institutional management. She is the catering sales executive with Max & David's restaurant.
Frank, a graduate of Haverford High School, is the owner of Cantor's Driving School, which began as a small family business and now serves the entire Delaware Valley.
Cheri is the granddaughter of Claire Blitz and the late Allan H. Blitz, and the late Thelma and Jack Simmons. Frank is the grandson of Stella Cantor and the late Jules Cantor, and the late Florence and Leon Ruder.
Sharing in the couple's happiness are Cheri's sister and brother-in-law, Beth and Derek DiMeo, and nephews Ethan and Tyler; and Frank's sister, Ilene Cantor, and nieces Amanda, Maddy and Reese.
The couple is planning an August wedding in Philadelphia.