July Resident of the Month
Heritage Hill Senior Community is pleased to announce that Natalie Strauss has been named as Resident of the Month for July 2018.Natalie Robinson Strauss was born in Philadelphia, PA on 9-7-1928. She was the daughter of Leo and Mitzi Robinson. She was married to the late Robert N. Strauss for 66 years and had 2 sons, Andrew and Larry. She had 4 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. In 1961, she moved to New Castle, PA where she lived most of her life. While in New Castle she was the Director of Public Relations and Volunteered at St. Francis Hospital where she worked for 20 years. She was the first woman President of the United Way, In 1977 she was chosen as the First Woman of New Castle for her many involvements in the community, the Vice President of Allied Human Services Association, President of the Catholic Service Board, Chairperson of the New Castle Brotherhood Association that encompassed all faiths, honored on the Who’s Who in American Business Women, and had been a 25 year Member of the Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts Board of Trustees, President of the Tifferth Israel Sisterhood, an avid pianist to this day and a member of the Slippery Rock State University Board of Directors for 25 years. The one thing that has remained consistent over her 89 years was and is, that people give her energy. She has always loved people and would advocate for those who needed help. She was and still is a Snappy Little Dish!!
Greater Hazleton Junior Leadership students spreading holiday cheer to our residents.
Resident Agnes Limberg recently celebrated her 95th Birthday surrounded by her family and 95 roses. Her celebration consisted of all her favorite people and a menu of her favorite foods. Crab cakes, cole slaw and apple pie. Heritage Hill was more than happy to help her family celebrate her milestone birthday with her.
We are proud to announce that Courtney Dornheim of White Haven, Pennsylvania has recently been crowned the 2015 Royal International Miss Keystone State Teen. She will be competing for the National Title in Orlando, Florida in July of 2015. Royal International Miss is an interview based scholarship pageant dedicated to helping empower women, young and old, and provide them with wonderful opportunities to grow and develop a positive self-image, as well as cultivate their talents and public speaking abilities.
Courtney is the granddaughter of Alfred DalFerro, a resident of Heritage Hill. Seen here is Al, Kim Dornheim; Courtney's mother, and Courtney.
Gen is 103!
Genevieve Sterlock, who has resided here since 2011, is celebrating her 103rd birthday in June. Born in Rome, New York on June 6, 1912, Genevieve moved to Jeansville in 1919, then to McAdoo in 1925.
She married Joseph Sterlock in 1935 and was married for 41 years until his death in 1977. Genevieve has a daughter, Eugenia . She also has a granddaughter, Renee and a great-granddaughter, Jenna, who is named after her. Genevieve enjoys reading, crossword puzzles, watching sports on TV and praying the daily rosary.
Interested persons can send greetings to Genevieve at 800 6th St. Weatherly, Pa. 18255.
Helen Savitsky, a resident representative of Heritage Hill, presents Jenna Bartel, a 2015 graduate of Weatherly Area High School with this year’s Heritage Hill Scholarship.
Miss Bartel will be attending the Indiana University of Pennsylvania to pursue a career as a Nurse Anesthetist.