The engagement and upcoming wedding of Kristin LeeAnn Dye and Brandon Andrew Bianco are being announced by the bride-elect’s parents, Rebecca Learn of Southington and Ronald Dye of Champion.

Parents of the groom-elect are Lisa Taddei of Southington, and Robert Bianco of Niles.

Miss Dye, a graduate of Chalker High School, is employed full-time while pursuing a degree in accounting and business.

Mr. Bianco, also a graduate of Chalker, is a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps and has resided in Kaneohe, Hawaii, for one year.

The couple will exchange wedding vows in a private marriage ceremony to be held Nov. 8, 2013, on Waikiki Beach.