Joseph and Carol Marques of Kenner proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Marques formerly of Kenner to Joshua Raley formerly of Crowville, the son of Mark and Kayla Raley of Crowville.
Laura and Joshua both currently reside in New Orleans. The bride-to-be is the maternal granddaughter of Joyce Burns and the late James C. Burns of New Orleans.
She is the paternal granddaughter of the late Dorothy and Rene Marques also of New Orleans.
The prospective groom is the maternal grandson of Rosie Henderson and the late Floyd Henderson of Iota. He is the paternal grandson of Nina Raley and the late Julius Raley of Crowville.
Laura is a graduate of Loyola University in New Orleans and is currently a Doctoral Candidate in School of Psychology Tulane University.
Joshua is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University in Ruston and is currently employed at New Orleans Bio Innovation Center.
The couple will wed Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 5 o'clock in the evening at St. Mary's Church on Charles St. in New Orleans with Father Frank Reale officiating.