Dr. Sylvan & Mary Ann Kesilman of Philadelphia, and Mitchell & Bonnie Korn of Blooming Grove, N.Y., are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Joseph Kesilman & Rachel Korn.
Joe graduated from Northeast High School and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Temple University. He is an assistant vice president at Citizens Bank in Center City Philadelphia.
Rachel is a graduate of Washingtonville High School and received her Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Lafayette College, and Master of Science degree in bioscience from Drexel University. She works for Merck & Co., Inc in West Point, Pa.
Joe is the grandson of the late Dr. Morris and Edythe Kesilman of Philadelphia; and the late Herbert and Mary Alice Boss of Dayton, Ohio. Rachel is the granddaughter of Phyllis and Harry Korn from Nyack, N.Y.; and Rose and Marvin Bottinick of East Haven, Conn.
Sharing in the couple's happiness are Joe's siblings, Stuart and Abby; Rachel's siblings, Erik, Rebekkah and Jeffrey;along with both extended families.
The couple, who lives in Manayunk, is planning a spring 2014 wedding.