Lynn and Murray Markowitz of Huntingdon Valley announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Tara, to Eric Matthew Javer, son of Janet and Ron Javer of Rockland County, N.Y.
Melissa graduated summa cum laude from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science degree from the Smeal School of Business, and an engineering leadership and development minor from the School of Engineering. She is a planner with Bloomingdale's in New York.
Eric graduated from the University of Massachusetts, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in economics. He is a partner in the Maxim Group, an investment and securities firm headquartered in New York.
Melissa is the granddaughter of Edith Milgrom and the late Nathan Milgrom, and the late Lillian and Milton Markowitz.
Sharing in the couple's joy are Melissa's brother, Michael; Eric's sisters, Dara and Arlyn; and Eric's grandmother, Rose Friedman.
The couple, who met in New York, is planning a December wedding in Aruba.