The Milestone in Easton was full of smiles on Thursday evening, October 19, as 43 retirees and scores of employees celebrating “milestone” years in their service to UM Shore Regional Health convened for a dinner in their honor. Leading the ceremonies was Ken Kozel, president and CEO, with the assistance of Dan Lessard, director of Human Resources, and the HR team.
Retirees on hand for at the Service Awards Dinner and shown with UM SRH president and are retirees CEO Ken Kozel (third from right, front row) are: back row, l. to r., Robert “Lee” Kester, Phyllis Johnson, Patricia Elburn, Valena Robinson, Barbara Hanifee, Barbara Bilconish, and Gwendoly Todd; front ro l. to r. are Carylon Hitch, Sharon Young, Diane Nichols, Yvonne Allen and Gail Todd.
Patricia Schwaninger, celebrating 45 years of service,
Retirees during 2016, many of whom were on hand for the occasion, included: Yvonne Allen, Cynthia Backe, James Barron, Nancy Barto, Barbara Bilconish, Melody Brown, Charlotte Brown, Christine Burgess, Sandra Carpenter, Gwendolyn Copper, James Cornish, Renee Crump, Patricia Elburn, Linda Feezer, Kathy Gootee, Barbara Hanifee, Charles Henry Carylon Hitch, Phyllis Johnson, Harriett Jones, Robert Kestler, Robert Klopp, Rose Medeiros, Leona Murray, Diana Nichols, Patricia OShea, Patrick Page, Tommy Perkins, Sharon Richter, Janie Ricketts, Valena Roberson, Kathleen Ross, Rhonda Seeley, Daniel Shorter, Stephanie Sisca, Kenneth Smith, Catherine Stacy, Ray Taylor,Gail Todd, Robert Watkins, Elizabeth Wheat, Sharon Young and Bonnie Zajac.
Penny Pink (left), director of Surgical and Ambulatory Services takes a moment to chat with Jackie Molock-Nuton, who celebrated her 35th year of service.
The event also feted employees celebrating their 50th, 45th, 40th, 35th, 30th, 25th and 20th service anniversaries. Although she was unable to be present for the occasion, Janie Adkins was applauded for her 50 years of service.
Faith Brown, Patricia Schwaninger, Cheryl Smith and Werner were recognized for 45 years of service, and 40-year honorees were Barbara Cole, Margreatta Dotson, Joann Green, Debra Harmon, Teresa Lewis, Shirley Morris, Stacey Truitt, Ernestine Turner, Linda Vane, Diane Walbridge and Catherine Warfield.
Honorees for 35 years of service were Jill Andrew, Mary Denny, Vicky Downes, Clarence Freeman, Priscilla Hawkins, John Lacoco, Barbara Marshall, Jacqueline Molock-Nuton, Margaret Pulleyn, Valerie Rider, Margaretha Robinson, Teresa Seiler and Melanie Trego.
Honorees for 30 years of service included: Judy Aaron, Susan Benson, Rachel Budd, Barbara Burns Mccoy,
Faith Brown, also celebrating 45 years of service
Wendy Campen, Angela Camper. Andrea Edwards, Ralph Henry, Joy Martin, Ella McDowell, James McKay, Linda Pittman, Janet Riley, Patricia Roe, Donna Saunders, Richard Todd, Regina Volz, Linda Washburn. Delilah Watson, June Whitby, Brooke Wilson, Julia Wood and Rebecca Wright.
25 year celebrants were: Juanita Barrett, Charles Brennick, Gale Chambers, Joyce Coleman, Linda Ferara, Caren Grant, Laura Hanlon, Darlene Haynes. Susan Herr. Teri Hubbard, Clarretta Kellum, Leonora Lewis, Valerie Lippincott, Jeannette Lusby, Donna Lyons, Gaye McHenry, Sandra Miles, Bonnie Niebuhr, Nellie Nones, Deborah Patrone, Lori Perry, Melinda Porter, Dwayne Potts, Margery Schmitt, Mary Scott, Karen Shalaby, Melissa Slaughter, Janice Smith, Phyllis States, Jacqueline Thompson, Cheryl Wanex and Sally Worm.
20 year celebrants were: Florence Blough, G. Donald Dietrich, Dawn Ford, Stella Hubbard, Melanie Iacona. Edward Liske, Lisa Lyons, Sue McLaughlin, Anne North, William Perry, Carol Rogers, Patricia Rosenberry, Lisa Roser, Terri Ross, Mary Sutphin. Ronald Turner, Karen Van Trieste, Carolyn Watson and Leah Wilkerson.