Donna Thomas-Huberman and Howard Huberman of Dresher announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Jennifer Thomas, to Dr. Richard S. Mandel, son of Nili and Jerry Mandel of Warrington. Lauren is the daughter of the late Jerald R. Thomas.
Lauren earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. She also holds a master's degree in elementary education from Arcadia University. Lauren currently teaches Middle Years English for the Philadelphia School District.
Richard graduated from Arcadia University and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has his own family medicine practice in Northeast Philadelphia.
Lauren is the granddaughter of Leona Cohen and the late George Cohen, and the late Henrietta and Louis Thomas. Richard is the grandson of the late Leah and Yitzak Frost, and the late Yocheved and Haim Mandel.
Joining in the celebration are Richard's children, Dylan Matthew and Paige McKenna.
The couple is planning a wedding in March.