September Resident of the Month
Heritage Hill Senior Community is pleased to announce that Regina Costabile has been named as Resident of the Month for September 2018.
Regina was born January 30, 1931 to Regina Conahan Carr and Richard V. Carr. She was the third of seven children and was raised by her maternal grandparents, Mary Ellen “Nellie” and Michael Conahan. She has lived in the Hazleton area her entire life.
She was married for over 20 years to her loving husband Peter Costabile until his death in 1975. With no children of her own, she was active in the lives of her nieces and nephews and the family of close friend, Colleen Caputo.
She was a member of Saint Gabriel’s Catholic Church, Hazleton and graduated from Saint Gabriel’s High School. Following Pete’s death she transferred to Holy Rosary Church and is currently an active member of that parish.
She was employed by the Bell Telephone Company as an operator and was an active member and former president of the local Bell Pioneers, a philanthropic organization of retired Bell employees.
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.