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McEwen and Gates to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Joseph McEwen, of Richmond, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Karen-Anne McEwen, to Patrick Mayo Gates, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Heath Gates Sr., of Farmville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. George Janulis, of Lexington Park, Md., and the late Cmdr. Janulis, and the late Dr. and Mrs. Philip Joseph McEwen, formerly of Petersburg.

The groom-to-be is the grandson of the Honorable Ernest Pleasants Gates, of Chester, and the late Mrs. Gates, the late Mr. Arthur Patrick Mahon, formerly of West Orange, N.J., and the late Mrs. Regina Bongiovanni Mahon, formerly of Chapel Hill, N.C.

Miss McEwen is a graduate of Saint Gertrude High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Randolph-Macon College. She played tennis and was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Karen-Anne is currently employed by The Martin Agency.

Mr. Gates is a graduate of Fuqua School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Hampden-Sydney College. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Order. Patrick is currently employed by Estes Express Lines.

A December 2016 wedding is planned.