Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Geddings Jr. of Manning announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Geddings of Charleston, to Nicholas Jay Trageser of Summerville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Jay Trageser of Summerville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jackson Ulmer of Walterboro, and Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Geddings Sr. of Manning. She graduated from The Medical University of South Carolina with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She is employed by MUSC.

The bridegroom-elect is the grandson of Dr. M. Jean Giove and the late Mr. Joseph Giove Jr. of Gaithersburg, Maryland, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Leonard Trageser of Wheaton, Maryland. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He is employed by Infor, Inc. of New York, New York.

The wedding is planned for May 27, 2023, at New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Manning.