John Barbati and Karen Buratti

John Barbati and Karen Buratti

Karen M. Buratti and John A. Barbati, of Pittsburgh, are happy to announce their engagement.

Karen is the daughter of Evelyn and Albert Buratti, of Indiana, formerly of Blairsville.

John is the son of the late Carmelina and John Barbati of Pittsburgh.

Karen is a 1979 graduate of Blairsville High School, a 1981 graduate of Shadyside School of Nursing and a 1987 graduate of La Roche College. She is employed at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.

John is a 1971 graduate of South Hills Catholic and received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. He is employed as a materials engineer with the city of Pittsburgh.

An October 2018 wedding is planned in Pittsburgh with a honeymoon in Hawaii.