Elena Kurnosvoa and Joseph W. Foley were engaged at Lake Geneva, Lausanne, Switzerland, on Oct. 8, 2013. The couple will have the ceremony in spring 2015.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Vladimir Vasilievich and Alla Nikolaevna, Moscow, Russia. She is the granddaughter of the late Raisa Pavlovi and Nikolai Pavlov and Vasiliy Kurnosovi and Elizaveta Kurnosov, Moscow. Russia.
The prospective groom is the son of Molly E. Foley, Hanover Township. He is the grandson of William John and the late Ida Mae Foley, Hanover Township; Joseph and Dianna Daches, Mountain Top; and Arlene and Joseph Ruane, Wilkes-Barre. He is the brother of Chelsea Ruane, Hanover Township.
The couple resides in downtown Manhattan, where both work and plan to have their family.
The future Mrs. Foley is a graduate of MGSU University with a degree in economics and management. Elena is currently a fashion model, who has graced the runways of New York, Paris, Milan, Miami and Madrid, to name a few. She has also worked for Vogue, Giorgio Armani, Valentino, Betsy Johnson and many others.
The prospective groom graduated from Hanover Area High School. Joseph holds his bachelor’s degree in economics, cum laude, from New York University. He currently is the president of JWF Capital, a real estate brokerage and investment firm, and a portfolio manager for one of the firm’s real estate investment funds.