Jack and Joan Fingerman of Northeast Philadelphia, and Michael and Sandra Perlman of Levittown, N.Y., announce the engagement of their children, Eric Evan Fingerman and Jessica Rose Perlman.
Eric graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and philosophy. He also earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Widener University School of Law. Eric is an attorney with the law firm of Freeman, Barton, Huber & Sacks in Haddonfield, N.J.
Jessica graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and journalism. She also holds a master's degree in education from Chestnut Hill College. Jessica is a special-education teacher with the School District of Philadelphia.
Eric is the grandson of Norma Miller and the late Milton Miller, and the late Herman and Ida Fingerman. Jessica is the granddaughter of Shirley Sakkatos, and Ike and Lillian Perlman.
The couple is planning an October 2009 wedding.