WETHERSFIELD – Jonathan L. Green has been elected as an alternate member of the Executive Committee of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association (CFDA). Green is a licensed funeral director/embalmer at Abraham L. Green & Son Funeral Home in Fairfield, where he works with his father, Samuel A. Green, also is a licensed funeral director/embalmer. The funeral home was founded in 1948 by Jonathan’s grandfather, Abraham L. Green.
Green became a licensed funeral director/embalmer in 2013 after receiving his professional schooling from American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City, graduating Summa Cum Laude. In addition, he holds a Bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College in New York and attended graduate school at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania. Green also is a licensed emergency medical technician (EMT) who is certified by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).
Green lives in Fairfield, with his wife, Emily. He is a Board member of the Men’s Club at Jewish Senior Services in Bridgeport, and at Merkaz Community High School for Judaic Studies in Bridgeport. He is also a member of Congregation Rodeph Sholom and of Congregation B’nai Israel, both in Bridgeport.
The Connecticut Funeral Directors Association (CFDA) is comprised of funeral directors at more than 220 funeral homes. Founded 131 years ago in 1889, the Wethersfield-based association is committed to the promotion and advocacy of high ethical standards in funeral service. This includes the development and presentation of ongoing professional training opportunities for practitioners and educational programs for association members and the public.