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Engagements

Friday, July 3, 2015
G. Michael Kovacs and Michele Hoffman

Michele Hoffman and G. Michael Kovacs of Palmerton have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hoffman of New Tripoli.

Her fiance is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Kovacs of Palmerton.

The couple are planning a wedding for Aug. 22 of this year.

Friday, July 3, 2015
Joelle Snyder and Andrew Hurst

The engagement of Joelle Snyder of Annville to Andrew Hurst, also of Annville, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of James and Janet Snyder of Lehighton. She is a 2011 graduate of Lebanon Valley College, where she earned a bachelor of science degree in education. She is employed as a special-education teacher in the Lebanon School District.

Saturday, June 6, 2015
Brittni Bretz and Dane DiStanislao

The engagement of Brittni Jo Bretz to Dane Robert DiStanislao has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kenneth Bretz Jr. and Coleen Bretz of Lehighton. She is a 2005 graduate of Lehighton Area High School. She is also a graduate of Temple University, where she earned a degree in criminal justice. She holds a master's degree from St. Joseph's University in criminology.

She is currently a supervisor at the Montgomery County Adult Probation Department.

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Marcy Walck and David Knauft

The engagement of Marcy L. Walck of Jim Thorpe to David L. Knauft Jr., also of Jim Thorpe, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jim and Michele Walck of Penn Forest Township. She is a 2006 graduate of Jim Thorpe Area High School and a 2008 graduate of Central Penn College in Harrisburg. She is employed as a caseworker at the Carbon County Assistance Office in Lehighton.

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Kim Marie Christie and James E. Gillen

The engagement of Kim Marie Christie, Palmerton, daughter of Mark and Yvonne Christie of Tobyhanna, to James Edmund Gillen of Albrightsville, son of Michael and Carole Gillen, also of Albrightsville, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the a 2000 graduate of Pocono Mountain High School, a 2004 graduate of Penn State University, and a 2007 graduate of Widener University School of Law.

She is an associate attorney at Strubinger & Gazo P.C.

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Michael Kline and Tamarra Rusnock

Tamarra Rusnock of Lansford, daughter of Greg and Trudi Rusnock, also of Lansford, and Michael Kline of Hamburg, son of Kenneth and the late Edna Kline, also of Hamburg, have announced their engagement.

They will exchange vows on Aug. 8 at St. Katharine Drexel Church in Lansford.

The bride-to-be is a 1995 graduate of Panther Valley High School. She is employed by Redner's Market in Nesquehoning.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2000 graduate of Hamburg High School. He is employed by Redner's Market in Reading.

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Ethan Hogeland and Jennifer Graver

The engagement ofJennifer Graver of Jacksonville, North Carolina, and Ethan Hogeland, also of Jacksonville, has been announced by their parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Allen and Tammy Graver of Tamaqua.

She is a graduate of Tamaqua Area High School. She graduated from Kutztown University with a bachelor's degree in elementary special education. She is also a graduate of Grand Canyon University where she earned a master's degree in special education.

She is currently employed at Jacksonville Commons Middle School as a teacher for severe/profound students.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Sandra Virginia Labenburg of Lansford and John Thomas Foster, also of Lansford, have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry T. Labenburg Sr.

She is retired.

The prospective bridegroom is also retired.

The couple plans to wed on July 18.

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Corey Marie Phillipeck and James F. Gurka

The engagement of Corey Marie Phillipeck of Summit Hill to James F. Gurka, also of Summit Hill, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mark and Lisa Phillipeck of West Penn Township. She is a 2005 graduate of Marian Catholic High School. She graduated in 2009 with a bachelor of arts in communications/public relations from Immaculata University.

She is employed by Optum Health, United Healthcare.

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Terry R. Moody and Mary Beth Stellar

The engagement of Mary Beth Stellar to Terry R. Moody has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jim and Denise Stellar of Lehighton.

She is a 2004 graduate of Lehighton Area High School. She earned a bachelor of science in marketing from Misericordia University in 2008.

She's currently employed by Merkle Inc. of Pittsburgh as an account manager.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of the late Susan and Terry Moody, formerly of Wyalusing.