For over 10
years, Steven Venick has been the president of
Fram Monument Company, the largest
monument company in Maryland with a location in Baltimore and a new location in
Rockville. Steve is very knowledgeable with the rules and regulations of all
cemeteries regarding the most fitting and acceptable memorials. Also, he is very
familiar with traditional Jewish phrases, epitaphs, etc. which are commonly
engraved on memorials.
Steve is President of the Jewish Cemetery Association of Greater Baltimore, a
supported non-profit program of The Associated-Jewish Community Federation of
Baltimore which currently owns and operates 10 cemeteries. Additionally, Steve
is president of The United Hebrew Cemetery Corporation of Rosedale, a non-profit
organization which currently owns and operates 23 cemeteries.
Between these associations, Steve uses his vast cemetery and memorial knowledge
to assist the caretakers in grass cutting, monument repair, memorial
restoration, perpetual care management and other cemetery upkeep. Voluntarily,
Steve spends over twenty hours monthly visiting cemeteries and reporting any
areas of concern to the appropriate cemetery representatives. He tries to see
that all Jewish cemeteries are properly taken care of and that the cemeteries
are clean and in acceptable condition.