Banko-Thake engagement is made known
XAnnouncement is being made of the engagement of Melissa Jo Banko of Austintown, daughter of Lenora K. Jones of Warren and the late Charles E. Banko, who had lived in Lordstown, and Timothy James Thake of Austintown, son of Timothy T. Thake of Lowellville and Doreen L. Thake of Struthers.
The couple are planning a June wedding by invitation.
Miss Banko works in sales for Goldstein's Furniture in Boardman while pursuing a bachelor's degree in interior design at Youngstown State University.
Mr. Thake is a patrolman with the police department at Mill Creek MetroParks in Youngstown and a corrections officer with Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, also in Youngstown.