Ready Pac chairman emeritus dies at 101

12/11/2013 04:41:00 PM
Mike Hornick

Seb GertmenianGertmenianSeb Gertmenian, chairman emeritus of Ready Pac Produce Inc. and father of Ready Pac founder Dennis Gertmenian, died Dec. 8. He was 101.

Gertmenian owned Pasadena Produce, from which he retired when he was 82. The company served foodservice customers in the San Gabriel Valley for more than 50 years.

Ready Pac was founded in the back of Pasadena Produce’s warehouse. Gertmenian provided the initial financial backing to start the company, according to a news release.

He began his career in the industry with a produce stand in Monrovia, Calif.

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Ernie Arauza    
Compton Ca  |  December, 11, 2013 at 06:07 PM

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Dennis Gertmenian    
Pasadena, CA  |  December, 12, 2013 at 02:06 PM

Thank you!

Tom Wason    
Burley Idaho  |  December, 12, 2013 at 09:37 AM

God Bless the Gertmenian family...............Tom

Dennis Gertmenian    
Pasadena  |  December, 12, 2013 at 02:07 PM

Thank you! Give me a call and let me know how you are doing.

Dennis Gertmenian    
Pasadena  |  December, 12, 2013 at 02:08 PM

Thank you Tom, I'm spending a lot of time up in Idaho these days. Maybe we'll run into each other one of these days.

Cindy Guider    
Pasadena, CA  |  December, 12, 2013 at 03:51 PM

Seb was a great man and had smiles for all when he came into the office. He will be missed by not only his family but his entire community as well.

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