The parents of Joseph Mead and Kelly Stauffer have announced their engagement.

The bride is the daughter of Elmer and Annmarie Stauffer of Nesquehoning. She is also the granddaughter of Clifford and Floretta Stauffer of Weatherly and Samuel and Jennie Citrano of Mahoning Valley.

She is a 2006 graduate of Marian Catholic High School and a 2010 graduate of McCann's School of Business and Technology, where she received an associate of specialized business in massage therapy. She is employed by Millbrook Homecare.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Raymond and Carol Mead of Coopersburg. He is a 2005 graduate of Southern Lehigh High School.

He is currently employed by Lehigh Valley Building Systems.

An Aug. 18, 2012 wedding is planned.