Michael Edward Ford IV and Lindsey Evelyn Bailey, together with their families, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas Bailey, Jersey Shore, and Cheryl Stropko, Sayre. She is the granddaughter of Ronald and Mary Walters, Hughesville, and the late Thomas and Lucille Bailey, Williamsport.
The prospective groom is the son of Darlene and Michael Ford III, Lenoxville. He is the grandson of Elizabeth McAndrew, Clifford; the late Francis McAndrew; Dorothy Ford, Taylor; and the late Michael Ford Jr., Scranton.
Lindsey is a 2003 graduate of Hughesville High School and earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Mansfield University in 2007 and master’s degree in nursing from Mansfield University in 2012. She is a registered nurse employed as a surgical clinical nurse educator at Geisinger Wyoming Valley, Wilkes-Barre, and a clinical instructor for Misericordia University.
Michael is a 2000 graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Carbondale. He is self-employed.
The couple will exchange vows Oct. 17 at St. John Vianney, Montdale, with a reception to follow at Montdale Country Club.