Entry Date: 58

Exit Date: 59


Squad: 21

Status: D: 08/20/2011

“Melvin was born in Bronx, NY 75 years ago. Formerly of East Brunswick, NJ, he was a resident of Boynton Beach, FL., he passed away in Boynton Beach, on August 20, 2011. Mr. Greenfest served our country in the U.S. Navy. During his working years he was a men’s shirt manufacturer.

He was the beloved husband of Elaine Greenfest for 52 years, loving father of Robert (Jaye) Greenfest, Brian (Shelly) Greenfest and Lauren Eidman (Scott Durann). He was a cherished grandfather of Adam, Alex, A.J. & Carly and devoted brother of Cynthia (Morty) Koff. Tribute services to honor his memory are scheduled for Tuesday – August 23, 2011 – 2:00 p.m. at Beth Israel Memorial Park Route 1, Woodbridge, NJ 07095, 732-634-2100.

Contributions in his memory may be made to B’nai Israel Cogregation 6301 Montrose Road-Rockville, MD 20852 or Papanicolau – Ponte Vecchio West Chapter 7805 Caprio Drive – Boynton Beach, FL 33472. Starting on Wednesday at 7:15 p.m. the period of mourning will be observed at the residence of Bob & Jaye Greenfest, 14007 Forest Ridge Drive, North Potomac, MD 20878 for a one day period of mourning.”