Chesed Shel Amess Association installs new officers and board


WARWICK – Chesed Shel Amess Association of Lincoln Park Cemetery held its 107th annual election and installation brunch on June 2, at the Phyllis Siperstein Tamerisk Assisted Living Residence.

Murray Gereboff gave the invocation. Outgoing President David Weiss, in his closing remarks, thanked Executive Director Beth Veltri, staff, officers and board of directors for their hard work and dedication for the past two years.

Murray Gereboff installed the newly elected officers and board members. Shown in the photo above are: front row, Arlene Elman; Susan Vederman, Financial Secretary; Aaron Weintraub, Second Vice President; Fred Raisner, President; Ronald Freeman, First Vice President; Susan Feldman and Mona Scheraga.

Shown in the back row:  left to right, Steven Sholes; Marvin Stark; David Bojar; Lowell Lisker; Bruce Wasser; David Mossberg; Gerald Sherman, Treasurer; Edward Fink; Ralph Rottenberg; David Weiss; Marc Gertsacov; Ried Redlich; Murray Gereboff; Michael Penn; and Sam Mendolowitz.

Past presidents not shown: Sidney Goldman, Michael Glucksman, Joel Gerstenbladt, Sanford Reich and Barry Rose. Honorary Board Member not shown: Remmie Brown.

Returning board members not shown: Rabbi Aaron Philmus, Michael Weiner, Joel Harrison, Steven Hershey, Linda Weisman, Jeffery Salk, Andrew Gilstein and Charles Blackman.

Appointed to the Board of Directors as representatives and delegates from member organizations not shown: Harold Silverman, Sanford Gorodetsky, Michael Sugarman, Mark Adler, Gerry Freidman and Barry Ackerman.

Fred Raisner was then sworn in as president. In his short speech he outlined his plans and goals for the next two years.

GERALD SHERMAN is publicity chairman and treasurer of Chesed Shel Amess.

Chesed Shel Amess, Lincoln Park Cemetery