November Resident of the Month
Heritage Hill Senior Community is pleased to announce that Frederick Serfass has been named as Resident of the Month for November 2018.
Frederick D Serfass was born December 2, 1928 to Raymond and Mary (Schatzle) in Palmerton, PA. Fred attended the Palmerton School System, excelling in basketball and football, graduating in 1946. Then it was off to enlist in the United States Marine Corps, serving actively for two years plus two more in the Marine Reserves. After receiving his honorable discharge, Fred completed a two-year business administration degree at Bethlehem Business College.
In 1952, he married Anna (Kripper) Serfass and began employment at the First National Bank of Allentown. Shortly thereafter, Fred filled a vacancy at First National Bank of Palmerton eliminating his commute. There he stayed faithfully employed until his retirement in 1994. When the bank expanded and opened its Western Pocono Branch in the mid 1960’s, they named Fred as its Manager and Chief Loan Officer.
A life-long devoted member of St John’s Lutheran Church, Palmerton, Fred served as its Secretary-Treasurer. His hobbies include woodworking, furniture restoration, and participating in newspaper collections to benefit the church. Fred had a sister, Arlene, and has two sons, Doug and Jerry.
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.