Ed and Shellie Burda of Elkins announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kathleen Michale, to Raymond Kenney LaMora III, son of Raymond and Sue LaMora of Elkins.
The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Elkins High School and will graduate in May from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy with a Doctorate of Pharmacy degree. She is the granddaughter of Ralph and Barbara Bennett of Elkins and Dot Burda of Chester and the late John Burda.
Her fiance is a 2000 graduate of Elkins High School and received bachelor's degrees in history and political science from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2004. He received his MBA from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2005 and graduated from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2008. He is the grandson of Raymond Sr. and Margaret LaMora of Cohoes, New York, and Frederick Beekman of Rio Racho, New Mexico, and the late Mary Margaret Beekman.
RAYMOND LAMORA III AND KATHLEEN BURDA
A wedding is planned for July 1 at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Elkins.