STRUTHERS -- Shirley Cheff of Struthers is announcing the engagement of her daughter, Shari Joyce Cheff of Struthers, and Dennis D. Gonatas of Youngstown, a son of Dennis Gonatas of Austintown and Linda Bott of Struthers.
The bride-elect graduated from Youngstown State University with a bachelor's degree in education. She is the director of education at Sylvan Learning Center in Boardman.
Her fiance, a deputy sheriff with the Mahoning County Sheriff's Department, attended YSU.
Victory Assembly of God in Lowellville has been chosen by the couple for their open wedding at 1 p.m. July 28. Invitations will be extended for their evening reception at Antone's Banquet Centre in Boardman.