Russell and Wendy Gordon of Holland, PA; Fran Goldberg of Basking Ridge, NJ; and Mark Goldberg of Warren, NJ, announce the engagement of their children, Melissa Beth Gordon and Jarryd Ari Goldberg.
Melissa graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. She is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Special Education at Holy Family University. Melissa teaches first grade in the Neshaminy School District.
Jarryd graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations. Jarryd is a former professional soccer player, now working as a Camp Insurance Director for the Borden Perlman Insurance Agency.
Melissa is the granddaughter of Gertrude Gordon, Fannette Asinofsky, the late Jack Gordon, the late David Asinofsky, and the late Morton Levitt. Jarryd is the grandson of Seymour Kamm, Norma and Morton Goldberg, and the late Nancy Samuels.
Sharing in the couples's happiness are Melissa's brother, Brett, and Jarryd's brothers, Jesse and Adam.
The couple met at a USY convention where Melissa was an advisor and Jarryd was speaking about his experience as a Maccabi athlete. They live in Langhorne and are planning a December wedding.