Mark J. and Andrea Zara, Hanover Township, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Mark William Zara, to Melissa Sue Diekroeger, daughter of Kurt and Leigh Anne Diekroeger, Sugar Land, Texas.
Mark is a 2003 graduate of Hanover Area High School and a 2007 graduate of Lehigh University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering. He is employed as a transportation engineer by Borton-Lawson, Wilkes-Barre.
Mark is the grandson of Pamela Pisarcik, Hanover Township; the late Edward Pisarcik Sr.; and the late William and Regina Zara.
Melissa is a 2005 graduate of Clements High School, Sugar Land, Texas, and a 2009 graduate of the University of Texas, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. She is employed as a materials engineer by Procter & Gamble, Mehoopany.
Melissa is the granddaughter of Jill Diekroeger, Vandalia, Ill.; the late Tom Diekroeger; and the late Bruce and Joyce Riker.
The couple will exchange vows on Oct. 18, 2013, in Dripping Springs, Texas. A local reception will be held on Nov. 23, 2013, at Appletree Terrace, Dallas, Pa.