Melissa is the granddaughter of the late Dorothy and Sigmund Spritz and the late Peggy and Sidney Weinberg and Sylvia Weinberg. Brian is the grandson of the late Mary and Joseph Kirby and the late Evelyn and Thomas Houston.
Melissa graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute and earned a master’s in psychology from Towson University in December 2014. Brian is a researcher at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and will earn a Ph.D. in physics in May 2015.
A June 2015 wedding is planned.