Board of Directors

MetFDA Officers

Sal Anthony Farenga
President • Bronx
   (718) 654-0500
Sherry Bensimon
Vice President • Mount Vernon
 (914) 664-6800
Lucy Vista
Secretary-Treasurer • Flushing
  (718) 357-6100
John O. D'Arienzo
Past President • Brooklyn
  (718) 388-0235

Serving Until January 2022

John D'Arienzo, D'Arienzo Funeral Home, Inc.
104 Skillman Avenue, Brooklyn 11211
  (718) 388-0235
Kevin R. Mack, David Funeral Home
35-20 Broadway, Long Island City 11106
  (718) 729-3400
William Klein, Jr., Doyle B. Schaffer Funeral Home, Inc.
45-09 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck 11362
  (516) 466-8888
George H. Weldon, Jr., George H. Weldon Funeral Home
343 East 116th Street, New York 10029
  (212) 427-3300
Edwin R. Lins, Cross Island Funeral Service
14920 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354
  (718) 539-9507 
Michael Heredia, Conway Funeral Home

41- 45 58th Street, Woodside, NY 11377

  (718) 639-3220

Serving Until January 2023

Paul Pizzo, Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Inc.
7447 Amboy Road - Staten Island, NY 10307
  (718) 984-0913
James R. Pescitelli, Frank E. Campbell The Funeral Chapel

1076 Madison Ave, New York 10028

  (212) 288-3500
Thomas A. Golden, III, Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home
149-20 Northern Boulevard - Flushing, NY 11354
  (718) 359-6300
Jennifer Lee, Lee's Funeral Home
160 Fisher Avenue - White Plains, NY 10606
  (914) 949-0372
Charles S. Salomon, Riverside Memorial Chapel
180 West 76th Street - New York City, NY 10023
  (212) 362-6600
Vicky Thompson-Simmons, L.H. Woodward Funeral Home, Inc.
1 Troy Avenue - Brooklyn, NY 11213
  (718) 498-8120

Serving Until January 2024

Henry M. Gutterman, Henry M. Gutterman
352 East 87th Street, New York, NY 10128 
  (212) 567-7100
Patrick J. Kearns, Leo F. Kearns, Inc.
61-40 Woodhaven Boulevard, Rego Park 11374
  (718) 441-3300
Kevin G. Moran, John Vincent Scalia Home for Funerals, Inc.

28 Eltingville Blvd, Staten Island 10312 

  (718) 356-6363
John A. Nieman, Funeraria Juan - John's Funeral Home LLC
509 Liberty Avenue, Brooklyn 11207
  (718) 827-1515
James J. Walker, R. Stutzman & Son
224-39 Jamaica Avenue, Queens Village, NY 11428
  (718) 465-3210

Past Presidents

Samuel J. Waters, 1928-1932 *
Samuel L. Buckingham, 1932-1934 *
George W. Pease, 1934-1936 *
John J. Flynn, 1936-1938 *
John N. Gennerich, 1938-1940 *
Wiallam M. Weigand, 1940-1942 *
Jeremiah D. Buckley, 1942-1944 *
N. Francis Walker, 1944-1946 *
Willaim A. Walters, 1946-1948 *
Rudolph Stutzmann, Jr, 1948-1950 *
Burr Davis, 1950-1952 *
Lewis R. Peet, 1952-1954 *
Benjamin F. Powell, 1954-1956 *
Joseph G. Duffy, 1956-1958 *
Lawrence D. Rouse, 1958-1960 *
Samuel Q. Baxter, 1960-1962 *
Joseph E. Bedell, 1962-1964 *
James P. Nolan, 1964-1966 *
Felix A. Farenga, 1966-1968 *
Robert W. Schnautz, 1968-1970 *
Vernon C. Wagner, 1970-1972 *
N. Francis Walker, 1972-1973 *
Charles Scott, 1973-1974 *
William E. Quinn, 1974-1975
John S. Possenriede, 1975-1977 *
David I. DeFriest, 1977-1978
Edward F. Lynch, 1978-1980 *
Ronald W. Clayton, Jr, 1980-1982
George E. Dalton, 1982-1984 *
Gerome O. Primm, 1984-1986 *
Savatore Farenga, 1986-1988
Wayne C. Baxter, 1988-1990
Eugene M. Guarino, 1990-1992
John J. Hogan, 1992-1994 *
Daniel B. McManus, 1994-1996
Franklin O. L. Steinberg, 1996-1998 *
John C. Sommese, 1998-2000
Ayris B. Granby, 2000-2002
Ralph A. Francisco, 2002-2004 *
Anthony J. Martino, 2004-2006
Frank J. Cieri, 2006-2008
Martin D. Kasdan, 2008-2011
Robert J. Hogan, 2011-2013
John O. D'Arienzo, 2013-2015
Peter DeLuca, 2015-2017
John A. Golden, 2017-2019
John O. D'Arienzo, 2019-2021

* Deceased

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