The engagement of Capt. Caoilte Joy of Norfolk, Va., the daughter of Ted and Ruth Joy of Suffield, to Lt. Col. Jackson "Jake" A. Kurtzman of Norfolk, the son of Jackson "Jack" and Marjorie Kurtzman of South China, Maine, is announced.
The bride-elect earned a bachelor's degree in 2002 through the Kent State University Honors College and a Juris Doctorate degree in 2005 from the Moritz School of Law at the Ohio State University in Columbus. She is a captain (promotable) in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps.
Her fiancé is a 1996 graduate of North Georgia College and State University. He is a U.S. Army Infantry Officer.
The two are planning a wedding ceremony for Oct. 18 at St. Francis of Assisi in Columbus.