Lynn Benkowski and John Paul Kopicki, together with their families, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Leonard and Suzanne Benkowski, Larksville. She is the granddaughter of the late Zigmund and Helen Benkowski and the late Earl and Muriel Evans.
She is a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from Arcadia University. Lynn received her Montessori teaching certificate from the Center for Montessori Education in New York in 2007 and is employed as a lead toddler teacher at Wyoming Valley Montessori School, Kingston.
The prospective groom is the son of Carol Buss, Forty Fort, and Mark Kopicki, Kingston. He is the grandson of Anna Mae Potomis, Swoyersville; the late John Potomis and Clare Kopicki, Kingston, and the late Paul Kopicki.
John is a graduate of Bishop O’Reilly High School and earned an associate’s degree from Simmons Institute of Funeral Service. He is employed as a funeral director at the A. J. Kopicki Funeral Home, Kingston.
The couple will exchange vows ,Oct. 6, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Swoyersville.