STEUBENVILLE - Kathy Burd Mattioli of Toronto, Robert (Kathryn) Knight of Hesston, Pa., and John Jeskey of Steubenville announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth Burd, to James Joseph Trifonoff, son of James and Tina Trifonoff of Steubenville.
The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of Steubenville High School, a 2006 graduate of Bethany College with a bachelor's degree in visual art and a 2008 graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville with a master's degree in education administration. She is employed by Williams Lea in Wheeling.
Her fiance is a 2002 graduate of Steubenville High School and is employed by Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Wintersville.
A wedding is planned Oct. 13 at Holy Family Church in Steubenville.