Lou and Rachelle Lessen of Dresher announce the engagement of their daughter, Hanita Lessen, to Robert Harris Natelson, son of Lawrence Natelson and Estherose Heyman of Cherry Hill, N.J.
Hanita, who attended Upper Dublin High School, is a graduate of Elon University with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She also holds a master's degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Phoenix. Hanita is a third-grade teacher in Siler City, N.C.
Robert attended Cherry Hill High School East and graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He also earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Drexel University. Robert is a postdoctoral research scholar at North Carolina State University, working on a green-energy project.
Sharing in the couple's happiness are Hanita's sister, Adina, and her husband Evan; her brother, Aaron, and his wife Daria; and her brother, Adam; along with Robert's sister, Andrea.
Hanita is the granddaughter of Milton and Miriam Soskin of Blue Bell, and Beverly Lessen and the late Morrie Lessen of Detroit. Robert is the grandson of the late Harry and Anne Natelson, and the late Ralph and Anne Heyman, all of New York City.
The couple is planning a July wedding in Audubon.