Gary and Dolores Fess of Montville, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristie Lee Fess to James Benjamin Bowdy, son of Jay and Colleen Bowdy of Mystic.
The bride is a graduate of Montville High School and University of Connecticut, where she received a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is currently employed at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital.
Ben graduated from St. Bernard High School and received a bachelor of science degree from University of Connecticut. He is currently employed by the 1109th Theater Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group (TASMG) in Groton.
A Sept. 28, 2013, wedding is planned.