Veterans honored at MapleShade
CAROL ZICKLER/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
MapleShade Meadows Assisted Living Center in Nesquehoning held a Veterans Appreciation Program the day after Memorial Day. Taking part in the ceremony were members of Jim Thorpe Legion Post 304. Left to right are Robert Wagner, William Diehm, vocalist Angela Nardini, main speaker Carbon County Commissioner Wayne Nothstein (Air Force vet of Vietnam era), Francie O'Donnell, John Gallagher (front), chaplain Gilbert Henry, and CC Director of Veterans Affairs Henry Deroisers. Veterans of MapleShade are Michael Trusa, Andrew Lapos, Joseph Mifkovich, Pauline Graaf, Howard Miller, Hilda Poeldnurk, Joe Puskar, Mary Bowan, Gloria Boyle, Bill Balazovich, Robert Bianchi, Joseph Shigo, Diane Demianenko, Michael Hallahan, Frederick Young, Ed Gogal, and Nick Susko.