Michael and Cheryl Russo of Jamestown, N.Y. announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristin, to Joshua Claypoole, the son of John and Carrie Claypoole of Clymer. Miss Russo is also the granddaughter of JoAnn Walentynowicz and the late Bob Walentynowicz and Sonny Russo and the late Barbara Russo. Her fiance is the grandson of Glenn and Dorothy Claypoole and Floyd Merica and the late Wilma Merica.
Miss Russo is a 2010 graduate of Jamestown High School. In 2013 Miss Russo graduated from Ithaca College with a bachelor's degree in applied psychology with honors. Her fiance is a 2008 graduate of Clymer Central School, a 2010 graduate of Jamestown Community College and attended Buffalo State College. He is serving in the U.S. Navy as a petty officer third class studying to be a nuclear electronics technician.
A June 2013 wedding is planned.