The couple will wed in December at St. Michael’s Church in Canfield. A reception in their honor will follow at Antone’s Banquet Centre in Boardman. Invitations will be issued for both gatherings.
Miss Garea graduated magna cum laude with research distinction earning a bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing science from The Ohio State University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate of audiology at the Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium.
Mr. Thomas earned his bachelor’s degree in management information systems from the University of Dayton. He is employed as a systems analyst at ReliabilityFirst in Akron.
LAUREN L. GAREA and MATTHEW A. THOMAS