Together with their families, Erica Chazin and Joshua Laster announce their engagement.
Erica is the daughter of Albert Chazin and the late Ruth Kotzen Chazin of Media. Joshua is the son of the late Marcus and Irene Laster of Havertown.
Erica earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and child development from Tufts University. She also holds a Master of Education degree in counseling from West Chester University. She is a guidance counselor in the Wallingford Swarthmore School District.
Joshua earned a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from Shippensburg University. He is the director of sales for Dinerware of Philadelphia. Joshua is also the youth director at Beth David Reform Congregation in Gladwyne.
Erica is the granddaughter of the late Louis and Ella Kotzen, and Hyman and Eva Chazin, all from Chester. Joshua is the grandson of Beatrice Belsky of Glenside, the late Al Belsky of Glenside, and the late Benjamin Laster of Philadelphia. He is also the grandson of Lottie Kogut of Long Beach, N.Y.; and the late Leon Kogut of Arlington, Va.
The couple is planning a July wedding.