Gary and Susan Bartlett, Lawrence, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Bartlett, Lawrence, to Jason Thomson, Ontario, Canada, son of Terry Thomson, Missagua, Ontario, and Paul and Valrena Bolus, Burlington, Ontario.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Sue Durkin, Eudora, and the late George Durkin. She is a 1998 graduate of Free State High School. She works in a bakery specializing in pastries and cake decorating.
The future groom is the grandson of Valmore Genereux, Kenora, Ontario, Canada, the late Margaret Murphy, and the late Peter Thomson. He is a 1990 graduate of Assumption Secondary School, Burlington, Ontario, and a 1994 graduate of Ryerson University, Toronto. He is the owner and creative director of a communications company in Canada.
The couple plan an April 30, 2005, wedding at Danforth Chapel in Lawrence.