SPARK Chief Passes Away

March 1, 2005 ( - Frank Bermani Jr., executive director of the Society of Professional Administrators and Recordkeepers (SPARK), recently passed away at his Longmeadow, Massachusetts home.

Bob Wuelfing, Principal & Managing Director of RG Wuelfing & Associates, announced Bermani’s February 26 death in an e-mail message in which he described Bermani as “a good friend and an important part of RG Wuelfing & Associates.”

Bermani joined the company in 1996 after spending 31 years with CIGNA, and headed SPARK for six years, according to Wuelfing.

“Under Frank’s direction, the organization prospered and grew,” Wuelfing said in the e-mail. Bermani, who was 63, is survived by his wife Peg, a daughter, a son-in-law and two grandchildren.