The engagement and upcoming marriage of Michelle L. Marburger to James A. Williamson are being announced by the couple and their parents, Douglas L. Marburger of Howland and Mr. and Mrs. James E. Williamson of McDonald.

Miss Marburger is a graduate of Niles McKinley High School. She is a practicing cosmetologist and licensed massotherapist.

Mr. Williamson is a graduate of McDonald High School. He is employed as a firefighter / paramedic for Howland Township.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held on Oct. 5, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church of Niles. Invitations will be issued for the ceremony and a reception to follow.