Vicki and Howard Edelman of Maple Glen, PA announce the engagement of their daughter Allison Hope Edelman to Lawrence (Larry) Howard Friedman son of Mona and Lewis Friedman of Forest Hills, New York.
Allison is a graduate of West Chester University with a Bachelor's degree in Special Education. She is a teacher at The Preparatory Charter High School in Phildelphia and she is pursuing a Master's Degree in Education from Gratz College.
Larry is a graduate of Philadelphia University with Bachelor Degrees in Accounting and Finance. He earned his MBA from Philadelphia University and is a CPA. He currently is an accountant at BBD in Philadelphia, where he specializes in hedge fund and mutual fund accounting.
Allison is the granddaughter of Betty Edelman and Morris Shtatman and the late Benjamin Edelman, Robert Rose, and Carolyn Shtatman.
Larry is the grandson of Phyllis Friedman and the late Leon Friedman, Bernard and Evelyn Popper.
The couple lives in center city Philadelphia and are planning a May 2014 wedding.