The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 19, 2013

Lauren Ropietski and Thomas Bowman


The Daily Item

— FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Lauren Ropietski and Thomas Bowman, together with their families, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jay and Joan Ropietski, of Lewisburg, and the granddaughter of John and Toni Ropietski, of Wilkes-Barre, Virginia McGraw, of Edwardsville, and the late Robert McGraw. She is a 2005 graduate of Bishop Hoban High School and a 2009 graduate of Siena College, with a bachelor of science degree in marketing/management. She is employed by MTI Systems.

Her fiance is the son of Thomas and Maria Bowman, of Plains, and the grandson of Romaine Ercolani, of Plains, Marie Bowman, of Downingtown, and the late Mario Ercolani and the late Kenneth Bowman. He is a 2005 graduate of Bishop Hoban High School and a 2009 graduate of Kings College, with a bachelor of science degree in accounting. He is employed by the Department of Defense.

The couple is living in Falls Church.

A Sept. 21 wedding at Skytop Lodge in the Poconos is being planned.