Gary David Seidman, 54, cabinetmaker, designer


Gary David Seidman, a cabinetmaker and kitchen designer, died of a heart attack Friday at his Glen Burnie home. He was 54.

Born in Baltimore and raised in the Pimlico area, Mr. Seidman lived in the Pasadena area for 31 years. After graduating from Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School, he worked as a cabinetmaker for 13 years with the Baltimore City Department of Education. From 1978 until 1993, he owned and operated Gary Seidman and Son Custom Cabinet Shop in Pasadena.

For five years, Mr. Seidman worked for Hechinger Co. and won the company's "Kitchen Salesperson of the Year" award in 1998. At the time of his death, he was employed by Columbia Kitchens in Jessup.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at Barranco & Sons Funeral Home, 495 Gov. Ritchie Highway, Severna Park.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, the former Diane Robichaud, and a son, Dana Seidman, both of Glen Burnie; a daughter, Melanie Seidman, of Pasadena; and a brother, Bertram Seidman, of Cape Coral, Fla.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, Anne Arundel County Division, 7240 Parkway Drive, Suite 360, Hanover, Md. 21076.

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