Mrs. Susan Adzema is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Ashley Wade, to Jimmy Pitcher, a son of Ken and Elaine Pilkus, of Shamokin.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Mount Carmel Area High School and Bloomsburg University. She is employed by Geisinger Health System, Buckhorn.

The groom-to-be is a graduate of Shamokin Area High School and the Northumberland County Vocational-Technical School. He is currently employed by Berwick Offray, Berwick, and is a musician with the band "We the Assembly."

The couple are planning an Oct. 4, 2014, wedding.