The engagement of Laura Tatusko of Nesquehoning, to Paul Derlunas of Whitehall, has been announced by her parents.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Virginia Tatusko of Nesquehoning. She is a 2006 graduate of Panther Valley High School and a 2010 graduate of Wilkes University. She is currently employed as a substitute teacher.

The prospective bridegroom is the son of Robert and Anne Derlunas of Nesquehoning. He is a 2005 graduate of Panther Valley High School and a 2008 graduate of the Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, Md. He is currently employed by Houck and Gofus Funeral Home.

An Oct. 6, 2012 wedding is being planned.