Announcing the engagement and approaching marriage of Allyson Marie Oyster and David James DePanicis are the couple’s parents, Steven and Karen Oyster of Alliance and Leonard and Rebecca DePanicis of Niles.

The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas High School and a 2010 graduate of Mount Union College with a degree in piano performance. She is employed at Geiger Teeple Robinson & McElwee PLLC in Alliance as a messenger and abstractor.

Mr. DePanicis is a 2007 graduate of Niles McKinley High School and a 2012 graduate of Youngstown State University with a degree in music education. He is employed at Springfield Local High School as the director of bands and as choir director at the Newton Falls United Methodist Church.

The couple will be united in marriage during a wedding ceremony to be held at 10:30 a.m. June 28 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Alliance.

Invitations will be issued for a reception at Roby Lee’s in Newton Falls.