Mr. Joseph Passaretti Sr. and Mrs. Jacqueline Ash of Freehold, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jo Anne Passaretti, to J. Anthony Boles, son of Karen Boles and the late Otto C. Boles Jr. of Parkersburg.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Clark Summit University and is the director of elementary education and a teacher at Calvary Road Christian School in Alexandria, Va.

The prospective bridegroom attended West Virginia University and is employed by Citi Corp Credit Operations in Hagerstown, Md.

A July wedding is planned in Lortos, Va.