Maria Bustin and Mark Yankowski, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Charles “Bud” and Elizabeth Bustin, Larksville. She is the granddaughter of the late John and Rita Margaret Bustin, Forty Fort, and the late Harry and Marie Sawchak, Swoyersville.
The prospective groom is the son of David and Mary Yankowski, Jackson Township. He is the grandson of Helen Yankowski and the late Henry Yankowski, Chase, and the late Harriet and Arthur Miller, Dallas.
The bride-to-be is a 2003 graduate of Bishop O’Reilly High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science dual degree in elementary and special education from Bloomsburg University in 2007. She earned a Master of Science degree in education with a reading specialist certification from King’s College in 2011. She is employed as a functional learning support teacher at Wycallis Elementary School, Dallas.
The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Lake-Lehman High School. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from King’s College in 2008. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nutritional science from Kaplan University in 2010 and a Master of Science degree in exercise science from Bloomsburg University in 2012. He is employed as a wellness specialist at Geisinger Health Plan.
The couple will exchange vows on Aug. 10, 2013, at Holy Family Parish, Luzerne. An evening cocktail hour and reception will follow at the Appletree Terrace at Newberry Estates, Dallas.