Board of Directors

MetFDA Officers

John O. D'Arienzo
President • Brooklyn
Sal Anthony Farenga
Vice President • Bronx
Sherry Bensimon
Secretary-Treasurer • Mount Vernon
John A. Golden
Immediate Past President • Queens

Serving Until January 2021

Sal Anthony Farenga, Farenga Brothers Funeral Home
920 Allerton Avenue, Bronx 10469
John A. Golden, Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home LLC
149-20 Northern Boulevard, Flushing 11354
Henry M. Gutterman, Henry M. Gutterman
500 East 77th Street, New York 10162
Patrick J. Kearns, Leo F. Kearns, Inc.
61-40 Woodhaven Boulevard, Rego Park 11374
John A. Nieman, Funeraria Juan - John's Funeral Home LLC
509 Liberty Avenue, Brooklyn 11207
James J. Walker, R. Stutzman & Son
224-39 Jamaica Avenue, Queens Village, NY 11428

Serving Until January 2022

John D'Arienzo, D'Arienzo Funeral Home, Inc.
104 Skillman Avenue, Brooklyn 11211
Kevin R. Mack, David Funeral Home
35-20 Broadway, Long Island City 11106
William Klein, Jr., Doyle B. Schaffer Funeral Home, Inc.
45-09 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck 11362
George H. Weldon, Jr., George H. Weldon Funeral Home
343 East 116th Street, New York 10029
Edwin R. Lins, Cross Island Funeral Service
14920 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354

Serving Until January 2023

Paul Pizzo, Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Inc.
7447 Amboy Road - Staten Island, NY 10307
Lucy Vista, Frederick Funeral Home
192-15 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, NY 13358
Thomas A. Golden, III, Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home
149-20 Northern Boulevard - Flushing, NY 11354
Jennifer Lee, Lee's Funeral Home
160 Fisher Avenue - White Plains, NY 10606
Charles S. Salomon, Riverside Memorial Chapel
180 West 76th Street - New York City, NY 10023
Vicky Thompson-Simmons, L.H. Woodward Funeral Home, Inc.
1 Troy Avenue - Brooklyn, NY 11213

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-Present

* Deceased

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