Melissa Joy Bayer, daughter of Pamela Kirschner of Springfield, is engaged to Brian Joseph Hauer, son of Diane and James Hauer of Piscataway. The bride is also the stepdaughter of Steven Kirschner and granddaughter of Eleanor and Mickey Pokross of West Orange.
Ms. Bayer, a graduate of Jonathan Dayton High School in Springfield, earned a bachelor of arts degree from Kean University. She was previously employed as a manager at New York Sports Club in Livingston.
Mr. Hauer is a graduate of St. Joseph’s High School and earned a bachelor of science degree from East Carolina University. He is general manager of Gold’s Gym in Austin, Texas.
A summer 2013 wedding is planned.