Alan and Paula Liss of Broomall announce the engagement of their son, Ira Karl, to Svetlana Abramova, daughter of Yury and Lyubov Abramova of Philadelphia.
Ira graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a PharmD. He is a pharmacist at Holy Redeemer Hospital in Huntingdon Valley.
Svetlana attends the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, and will graduate in May with a PharmD.
Ira is the grandson of Daniel and Mildred Surkin, and Jewel Liss and the late Jack Liss. Svetlana is the granddaughter of Aleksey and Tamara Abramova, and Klavidia Zhavoronkova and the late Eveniy Zhavoronkova of Moscow.
The couple is planning an April 2007 wedding.