Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Simon, Swoyersville, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Laura, to Ian Donaldson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Donaldson, Latrobe.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Herbert, Forty Fort; Albina Cole, Swoyersville; and the late Jacob Simon.
Laura is a 2001 graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School and a 2005 graduate of Penn State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations. She is also a 2008 graduate of Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland, where she earned a Master of Arts degree in teaching. Laura is employed by Frederick County Public Schools.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Michael and Ann Kofera and the late Ralph and Elsie Donaldson.
Ian is a 2001 graduate of Greater Latrobe Senior High School. He is a 2005 graduate of Penn State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in meteorology. Ian is employed by Trinity Consultants.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. on July 11 at the Forty Fort United Methodist Church.
The couple will honeymoon inHawaii. They will reside in Maryland.