Sunrise of Edgewater

Meet the Sunrise of Edgewater Team

We’re pleased to introduce you to some of our excellent team members here at Sunrise of Edgewater, NJ.

Sunrise of Edgewater Paula Chmura

Paula Chmura

Business Office Coordinator

Paula began her career with Sunrise in 2005. She likes working with her fellow team members and residents and helping her residents enjoy their day-to-day lives. 

Outside of work, Paula likes to watch TV, swim and go bass fishing. 

emelinda sunrise of edgewater team member

Emelinda Gonzalez 

Lead Care Manager – Reminiscence 

Emelinda has been dedicated to Sunrise of Edgewater for more than 12 years! She is a lead care manager in our Reminiscence Neighborhood. 

She loves seeing how she can put a smile on the residents’ faces. According to Emelinda, coming to work does not feel like a job to her. She loves working around the seniors who live here. 

Suzanne Roberson 

Activities & Volunteer Coordinator

Suzanne joined Sunrise Senior Living as a concierge in 2004. She has since been promoted to the Activities & Volunteer Coordinator position. 

Suzanne says spending time with the residents makes her smile! She loves planning outings to baseball games, art classes, exercise classes, and bringing new and exciting elements to our event calendar. 

Sunrise of Edgewater Richard Bonesteel

Rich Bonesteel

Maintenance Coordinator

Prior to joining Sunrise in 2011, Rich had his own construction company that specialized in building new homes and remodeling kitchens and bathrooms.  He says he enjoys spending time with the residents and his fellow team members.  Rich likes his varied role, and says his job duties constantly change from electric to plumbing to painting.  He also leads the Men’s Club and plays cards with the residents.  

When he’s not at work, Rich enjoys snowboarding, golf and spending time with his wife and son, Brody. 


Sunrise Dog

Duke started his Sunrise career when he was rescued from “It’s A Ruff Life Rescue” in 2015.  He is large, cuddly and exceptionally loving.  He loves his new Sunrise family and the residents enjoy having their dog in the community.  

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