October Resident of the Month
Heritage Hill Senior Community is pleased to announce that Grace Albano has been named as Resident of the Month for October 2017.
Grace is the youngest daughter of the late Gennaro and Grace (DiScianni) Fierro, and the youngest daughter of nine children. Born June 20, 1923, she is very proud of her Italian heritage. Her parents were from Mandia, Italy, and her family always maintained Italian traditions.
Grace graduated from Hazleton High School in 1941. She was a majorette and met her husband, Emil C. Albano, while marching with the band. They were married on June 28, 1943 at Our Lady of Grace church and they lived in New Jersey, Alabama, Georgia, and Maryland while Emil was a member of the U.S. Army. After the war, they settled and built their home in Hazleton, PA.
Grace was the owner of Grace’s Bridal which she established in her home and managed for thirteen years. She was later employed by the Hazleton Housing Authority as a Housing Manager until retirement.
Grace had many hobbies. They included golfing, gardening, knitting, crocheting, arts and crafts, mahjong, and reading. She was a member of the Duplicate and Providence Bridge Clubs, Hazleton Garden Club, Hazleton Art League, Hazleton Senior Citizens, and served for several years for the St. Joseph’s Hospital Auxiliary.
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.