At Fram Monument Company, we take great pride in working with families during the difficult period of having to purchase a cemetery memorial. We always strive to make the process of purchasing a memorial as easy for you as possible, while continuing to provide the excellent service and quality you deserve. As the largest monument company in the Baltimore area, our purchasing power allows us to purchase memorials with a volume discount and in turn pass this savings along to families.

Management Profiles

Steve Venick

For over 17 years, Steven Venick has been the president of Fram Monument Company. Steve and his staff are very knowledgeable with the rules and regulations of all cemeteries regarding the most fitting and acceptable memorials. All of us are very familiar with traditional Jewish phrases which are commonly engraved on memorials. We will guide you through the memorial process from start to finish beginning with the memorial selection through the fabrication and finally to the installation at the grave site in the cemetery.

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.

January 16, 2018
Steve Venick on AHA Business Radio with Allan Hirsh

Niv Fishbein

For over 7 years, Niv has managed Fram Monument’s Greater Washington showroom. Niv is an expert in multi-cultural memorials, utilizing many languages and religious traditions to honor your loved ones. Niv was actively involved in our revolutionary online bronze memorial designer and previewer. He is both compassionate and sensitive at working with families during the difficult task of purchasing a memorial. Niv takes pride in every step of the memorial process from the initial consultation with the family to the proof rendering, fabrication and ultimately the installation at the grave site. Niv views every memorial as if it were for a member of his own family so you know the memorial will be made exactly to the families wishes.