Gail and Ron Cohen of Dresher, and Adele (nee Katz) and David Karp of Richmond, Va., announce the engagement of their children, Lindsay Jill Cohen and Dr. Joshua Myer Karp.
Lindsay graduated from Penn State University's Schreyer Honors College with highest distinction earning a Bachelor of Science degree in communication sciences and disorders. She continued her education at Penn State, earning a Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology. Lindsay works as a speech-language pathologist in the North Penn School District.
Joshua graduated from Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and biochemistry. He also holds a medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia at the Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a resident in the internal-medicine residency program at Albert Einstein Medical Center.
Lindsay is the granddaughter of Sheila and Gilbert Newman of Ambler, and Samuel Cohen of Northeast Philadelphia and the late Beatrice Cohen. Joshua is the grandson of Pearl Karp Markham of Richmond, Va.; the late Mervin Karp; the late Irene and Myer Katz of Philadelphia; and the late Rose and Benjamin Katz of Wyncote.
Joining in the couple's happiness are siblings Brian Cohen, and Deborah and Aaron Karp.
The couple is planning a November 2009 wedding.