The funeral for Hedaya, the final victim identified in the Surfside condo collapse, took place Tuesday in her native Brooklyn.
Goldman was part of the family that started Medco Jewelry Corp. and also worked at Gordon’s Jewelers, Richline and Cynergy.
Dunn is remembered for his tireless work ethic, and his kindness and generosity.
She was president of the WJA New England chapter from 2005 to 2012.
The longtime editor of ICA’s InColor magazine succumbed to COVID-19 on Monday.
The 30-year Tiffany & Co. veteran died unexpectedly in late March.
A lover of tango and music as well as jewelry, Abenoza succumbed to COVID-19 in December.
Peretti started off modeling and designing for Halston before joining Tiffany in 1974, where she created modern, timeless jewelry.
He grew the company from a chain of 32 stores to a national retailer with more than 1,000 doors.
Franco started in the jewelry industry in 1982 at OroAmerica and also spent 14 years at Charles Garnier.
In addition to running Edward-Johns Jewelers for 42 years, Johnson was an active member of the community in Cobb County, Georgia.
He and his brother grew the largest privately-owned jewelry retail chain in the U.S. before Fred Meyer purchased it in 1998.
A fixture in the jewelry industry, Varjabedian started his business more than two decades ago in New York City’s Diamond District.
The longtime member of the industry, seen as an icon on 47th Street, died from complications related to COVID-19.
He led many industry organizations during his career and was a champion of American designer jewelry.
He built his high-end store in Anchorage by offering top-line customer service and product.
A pillar of the community, he used his chemistry degree and analytical mind to teach himself gemology and then create a line of affordable instruments.
Stories about diamonds, particularly diamond engagement rings, dominated.