MINGO JUNCTION - Harry Orban Jr. of Mingo Junction and Vicki Orban of Wintersville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Samantha, to Justin Shear, son of Tim Shear of Columbus and Nancy Shear of Westlake.
The bride-to-be is a 1996 graduate of Indian Creek High School and earned a master of science degree in marketing and communications from Franklin University. She is employed at Franklin University as a community college regional manager.
Her fiance is a 2001 graduate of Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa., with a bachelor of arts degree in communications. He is employed as a sales consultant by Fischer Homes.
They plan to be married Oct. 7 in Columbus.