Robert and Beverly Braverman celebrated their 60th anniversary on Aug. 30. They were married in a candlelight service on Aug. 30, 1958, in St. Paul’s Congregational Church in Nutley, New Jersey. Beverly Braverman is the former Beverly Greaves of Clifton, New Jersey.
Beverly and Bob began their journey together as high school sweethearts at Clifton High. After their honeymoon on Cape Cod, they were off to graduate school at Purdue University.
The Bravermans have lived in 11 cities in seven different states during Bob’s long business career. He was a senior executive with the Westinghouse Electric Company, the American Air Filter Company and Allis-Chalmers Company. He was president of Printing Research, Inc. and Bran Management Services and served as a director and officer of a number of other privately held companies as well. They returned to Louisville from Dallas, Texas, 12 years ago.
Beverly retired as vice president of Bran Management Services in Dallas, Texas. Previously, she was a physical therapy assistant at Humana’s Suburban Hospital and was a teaching assistant at the University of Kentucky’s PTA program at Jefferson Community College in Louisville. She was an executive secretary at U. S. Steel Corp, Curtiss-Wright Corporation and other firms.
The Bravermans have one child, Chris Ann, who is married to Arthur Cestaro. They live in the Louisville Highlands.
Over the years the Bravermans have visited well over 40 different countries together, many of these same countries numerous times.
They continue to follow their mantra: “Enjoy yourself. It’s later than you think!”