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At Liberty Winter 2017

At Liberty_Winter 2017

2016 Donor Report Edition

WINTER 2017

Creativity Blossoms Across Liberty Communities

Stella* is a resident who Artman residents are involved in an epic creative project that is bringing them
lives at Liberty’s Paul’s joy and fulfillment. Check out the video at artmanhome.org/mosaic.
Run community. A classically
trained pianist, music was After seeing other residents joyfully rejoicing in her newly re-kindled
always a cherished part of her make music, why not, thought love of making music, many
life. Unfortunately, with age came Robert, shouldn’t Stella find her way other residents throughout our
back to the piano? Even though she Liberty family of communities are
challenges that depleted the time and hadn’t touched the keys in almost a also discovering immense joy by
energy that Stella could devote to her decade, Robert was determined to engaging their artistic psyche—
beloved music. Until it was one day, return the joy of music to his wife. and for good reason!
not long ago, that Stella’s husband He sought the assistance of Paul’s It is widely believed among aging
Robert*, who is also a resident at Run music therapist Jeri Iacono services experts that older adults
Paul’s Run, realized how to help his and together the two lovingly greatly benefit from creative
wife rediscover her passion. encouraged Stella to re-acquaint expression. Depression and
Robert observed how the staff herself with the piano. anxiety decreases. Self-esteem
at Paul’s Run inspire residents to Their gentle coaxing gave Stella the increases. Cognition improves. And
indulge their creativity in a way that courage to try her hand at making socialization broadens. “Especially
builds confidence, celebrates current music after years of inactivity. “Stella with our Paul’s Run bell choir,
capabilities, and promotes joy and was delighted that she remembered which is really taking off, people
fulfillment—even among those how to play. Her fingers knew exactly who weren’t even musical are
residents who never imagine they what to do when she sat down. It was learning how to make music…their
could once again participate in song, very exciting,” says Jeri. participation in the bell choir makes
dance, or other performing arts. Creativity Promotes them part of a bigger community as
Positive Benefits they depend on and listen to each
In This Issue: There is something deeply satisfying other. It’s really great,” says Jeri.
when we engage ourselves in creative On any given day, throughout the
3 Artman’s “Bone-A-Fied” Friends expression. Like Stella, who is continuum of care at any one of
4 Intergenerational Friendships our Liberty communities, residents
6 The Village Stars Shine *Names changed to preserve confidentiality.
7 Harmonies of the Heart (continued on page 5)
7 Caring for Our Vets
8 Staying Fit at WPSCC
9 Four Decades of Grace

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Greetings from the President

Luanne B. Fisher To acknowledge its 100 years over 370 not-for-profit providers
of service, Artman received of senior housing, healthcare
President and CEO acclamations from several and community services across
Liberty Lutheran legislative leaders including Pennsylvania, LeadingAge
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, required a set of exacting
Throughout the Liberty U.S. Senator Bob Casey, State standards for its Leader of the Year,
family of services we Representative Patrick Meehan, including a distinguished record of
are continually mindful of and Borough of Ambler Mayor service, dedication and foresight.
our commitment to world Jeanne Sorg. Last, but certainly not least,
class excellence. In 2016, “Artman’s commitment to quality Liberty continues to earn
this commitment was care in the senior living community accolades for its attention to
especially celebrated and is evident not only by its long employee health and wellness.
lauded through the variety history, but by its remarkable ability For the fifth consecutive year,
of special milestones and to continuously expand and reform we were designated as a Gold
awards that were achieved itself to best fulfill the needs of Level Fit Friendly Worksite by
throughout the year. those under its care. Thank you the American Heart Association
for all the work you have done and (AHA). And, for the third year
Two members of our Liberty all that you continue to do,” wrote running, Liberty earned the
family marked special Senator Casey. Philadelphia Business Journal’s
anniversaries, with Artman Our commitment to world class designation as one of the
honoring a century of care excellence indeed shines through Healthiest Employers of Greater
and LCFS’ West Philadelphia in the Senator’s words, as it also Philadelphia.
Senior Community Center does for the awards earned by As we look forward to 2017, we feel
commemorating 10 years of our health care centers at Paul’s energized and inspired to continue
service as a vital resource for Run and The Village at Penn to provide the kind of care and
thousands of vulnerable seniors. State. Through an independent service that remains worthy of these
evaluation of data it culled from distinctions. Thank you for your
the Centers for Medicare and continued interest and support in
Medicaid Services, U.S. News all that we do. It is because of our
and World Report awarded both cherished board members, donors,
of these health care centers the families, residents, clients, staff,
designation of Best Nursing and volunteers that we are able to
Home—an honor that nationwide push ever forward in exceeding
only about one out of eight quality of care and service delivery
facilities are able to achieve. expectations.
Liberty is also home to
LeadingAge PA’s 2016 Leader of Luanne B. Fisher, Ph.D.
the Year, Paul’s Run Executive President and CEO, Liberty Lutheran
Director Katrina Wise. As an
organization that represents

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Artman’s “Bone-A-Fied” Friends

Artman senior living community has expanded its workforce—
but this is not a typical group of new hires. Instead, the community is celebrating a newly trained cadre
of canine companions.
Already a casual extension of the Artman workforce, the staff-owned dogs had been faithfully accompanying
their owners to work each day when Executive Director, Janet Lorenzon, found a way to formalize their status
so they could become bona fide staff members.
Janet arranged for therapy dog training and last spring several of the dogs earned their certification, as well as
the designation of American Kennel Club Good Citizen.

Meet Our American Kennel Club Good Citizens

Lucy (nickname Lulu) Sophie

Breed: Welsh Corgi Breed: Cockapoo
Age: 7.5 years Age: 9 years
Owner: Jenn Conway, Owner Katelyn McKinley,
Community Life Supervisor Director of Community Life
Favorite Treat: Anything— Favorite Treat: Anything!
but she loves peanut butter! Work schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Work Schedule: One or two days each week. Interesting fact: Sophie can high five when she
Interesting Fact: Lucy was rescued from feels like it!
North Carolina.

Lucy Byrne Lily
Breed: Labrador and Whippet
Breed: Peek-A-Pom – a cross Age: 11 years
between a Pomeranian and a Partner: David Stiklaitis,
Pekingese Community Life Leader
Age: 12.5 years Favorite Treat: Milk-Bone biscuits
Owner: Madeleine Byrne, Work schedule: Lily accompanies Dave to work
Community Life Leader everyday.
Favorite Treat: Grain-Free Greenies Interesting fact: Lily hardly ever barks and is a
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8-4 and some fast runner.
weekends and holidays.
Interesting Fact: When Lucy accompanied Madeleine 3
to college, she thoughtfully figured out how to work
a small gumball machine and discovered that if she
repeatedly hit the machine with her paws she could
make the gumballs dislodge, then lick the color sugar
coating off of them and leave the gum on the carpet!

WINTER 2017

Intergenerational Friendships Blossom

to learning so much from the kinship between residents
residents. “I’m hoping to learn and students. “It really is
from the residents here because wonderful that Lower Merion
they’re so experienced and so High School is connecting with
Something remarkable and amazing. I just love interacting The Hearth because so many of
meaningful happens when with people who know so much our residents have graduated from
people from two diametrically about life.” there, or have had their children or
grandchildren there.”
different generations come A Perfect Connection As for the students, says Megan,
together and build friendships. It is, according to Megan Calel, they really value the opportunity
Household Coordinator, a perfect to spend time with residents. “The
This extraordinary dynamic has
taken hold at The Hearth students have lived in this area
through Lower Merion High for most, if not all, of their
School’s Build On program, a lives and are very entrenched
community service initiative in this community as are most
in which students, grades of our residents.”
nine through twelve, share
games, laughter, and heartfelt Currently seven or eight
students visit each week
camaraderie with Hearth and the number is gradually
residents.
growing. Tom Reed, a ninth
“It’s marvelous having the Madison, a Lower Merrion High School student and Build On grade teacher at Lower Merion
students visit,” says Ruth, a volunteer, prepares s’mores for a social gathering with residents. High School and the sponsor
Hearth resident. The feeling of Build On, says the students
is mutual. Linda, who is appreciate how The Hearth
in twelfth grade, says that supports them every step of
she’s discovered interesting the way and encourages them
commonalities between her to use their skills to enhance
own millennial generation the lives of residents.
and the pre-Baby Boomer
Silent Generation from which “It’s wonderful how our
students are able to form
our residents hail. “We have relationships with residents,
a lot of similar opinions and
common ground on things like explore common interests,
and then work together and
movies and music even though play together. The array of
we’re in different age groups,”
she says. opportunities enables both the
students and residents to really
Madison, a sophomore, Abby, also a Build On student volunteer, says she loves to form a bond,” he says.
says she is looking forward hear the amazing stories that residents tell. Here she is shown

playing Qwirkle, a game she loves to share with residents.

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Creativity Blossoms (Cont’d from page 1)

like Stella and our bell enthusiasts Theater Exhilarates
can find vibrant opportunities for Residents
creative expression. For instance, At The Hearth at Drexel
at Paul’s Run the gamut runs from residents adore reading
solo and group music instruction, to various Shakespearean
jewelry making with polymer clay, plays. Dan Brunetti,
to theater. Director of Community
Life, marvels at the impact
Residents Make of the weekly Shakespeare
Movie Magic reading group, which so
Opportunities for creative far has enacted Hamlet and
expression through theater and Romeo and Juliet. “Everyone Village residents delighted in getting into character
acting are especially popular right takes a role and reads it. as they re-created scenes from classic movies to be
now. Residents at The Village at The residents really get into published in a new 2017 calendar.
Penn State just completed a major it—some sing, some use Watch the video at libertylutheran.org/news.
creative endeavor in collaboration hand gestures, and everyone
with Richard St. Clair, head of laughs. It’s one of the best
the costume design program at things we do,” he says. art like the creation of a community
Pennsylvania State University (PSU), mosaic that is captivating the
and several of his master’s students. Back at Paul’s Run, a group of imagination of residents at Artman.
Under the direction of Richard, residents—none of whom ever acted The project will ultimately result
his students, and resident Helen before—are practicing for their in four, 10-foot high panels that
Manfull, herself a former PSU theater second Broadway revue, which will will reflect the sentiment “we shine
professor, thirty-four residents include skits from Guys & Dolls,
re-enacted scenes from classic Oklahoma, Hello Dolly, Fiddler on the different ways in the seasons of our
movies that were photographed and Roof, My Fair Lady, and Gypsy. lives” by showcasing natural aspects
published in a 2017 calendar. Resident Elsie Sachs, who also of the four seasons, as well as stories
“It was a process of finding the great participated in the first revue, and nostalgic items shared by
films, all older ones, and fitting them appreciates that she is learning she Artman residents and their families.
to the right people. Resident Trudy can do something new. “It is very Residents will be involved in
Smith playing Mildred Pierce got thrilling to see the final show come making and glazing tiles, as well as
to put on a gorgeous fur coat, while together,” she says. in the construction of the mosaic.
residents Riggs and Gloria Griffith Residents Bob Cohen and Helen “Through clay we can free up
got to do a love scene from Now, Shanker are also experiencing creative potential. It’s been the
Voyager. Resident Roland Fleischer how exhilarating acting can be. “I storytelling vehicle for centuries,”
not only looked like Humphrey am enjoying how to learn to put says Katia McGuirk, a local ceramic
Bogart in The African Queen, emotions, meaning, and drama artist who is partnering with Artman
but he did the Bogart accent and into reading parts,” says Bob. For for this monumental project.
entertained us while he was getting Helen, it’s been even more of a game Pablo Picasso once said, “Every
into costume,” says Helen. changer. “I’ve always been bashful. child is an artist, the problem
“The actor is finding a moment in This has brought me out of my shell,” is staying an artist when you
the character’s life. He or she puts she says. grow up.” Our Liberty family of
on glamorous clothes and gets to be communities is making sure that
somebody else, somebody famous, Art Project Invites the adventurousness, creativity,
for few minutes. We simply had a Unbound Creativity and wonder of childhood
wonderful time!” she gleefully adds. Outside of performing arts, there are continues to burn bright well into
vibrant opportunities for making the golden years.

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Village Stars Dazzle on the Red Carpet

The red carpet was rolled out as The Village’s stars celebrated the release of their More Golden Moments of the
Silver Screen 2017 Calendar. The stars were joined by friends and family for a champagne toast, hors d’oeuvres,
and special calendar preview and pre-sale.
The eminently unique and entertaining More Golden Moments of the Silver Screen 2017 Calendar is now on sale
to the public. Calendars cost $20 each with proceeds benefiting The Village’s Benevolent Care Fund. Purchases
can be made online at libertylutherandonatenow.org/calendar or by contacting Patty Cline at 267-464-7720.

Chuck Wood takes a sneak peek at the Residents admire posters of the calendar’s finished Heather Fleck, who starred as Harpo Marx, has a corsage

unveiling of “More Golden Moments.” pages. pinned on by Helen Manfull, the director of the photo shoot.

A look backstage as the stars prepare themselves in Emcee for the evening, Helen Manfull, Roland and Polly-Anne Fletscher came to the red

the greenroom (aka the library). announces the arrival of Dr. Keiko Miwa Ross, carpet event via East Africa. The couple starred in

featured in 1945’s Mildred Pierce. 1951’s African Queen.

Riggs and Gloria Griffith, who starred in 1942’s Robert Murray and Susan and Kees Brandsee were Village staff celebrate the stars and the wrap of
Now, Voyager, wait for their turn on the red carpet. a formidable team on the red carpet and in 1941’s another successful production!
Maltese Falcon.
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Harmonies of the Heart:
It’s Music to Their Ears

Last fall, Paul’s Run launched The robust menu of musical regularly asking about the program
Harmonies of the Heart, a opportunities includes dynamic and eagerly encouraging their loved
comprehensive initiative that group activities like chorus, bell ones to participate,” says Jeri.
is bringing the joy of music to choir, and drum circle. And now, In the months ahead, Jeri expects that
all residents. to Jeri’s delight, even private many residents will have built the
Jeri Iacono, a music therapist who music instruction. Since the skills and assurance to engage in their
spearheads the program, assesses launch of Harmonies of the own delightful expression of music
residents’ musical history and Heart, residents continue through improvisation. “We want
preferences and pairs each with to steadily gain confidence to empower residents to create their
activities that inspire happiness and in their joy of making own joyous music and rhythm.”
success through music. music and several have
Now, according to Jeri, it isn’t rare stepped forward requesting
to see residents rejoice in making individual lessons in voice
music, even those who were sure or piano.
their voices or hands would not The confidence and gratification
cooperate. “For some residents, resulting from Harmonies of the
they’re coming back to something Heart is pervasive. “Members of
they love. For others, it’s something our chorus are now asking to sing
new–they’re learning to read music in parts instead of all singing the
or play bells.” melody. Family members are now

Caring for Our Vets Prior to the ceremony, Joe had
been non-communicative with his
Last spring Liberty Hospice launched the We eyes closed for two days. However,
Honor Veterans program, an initiative established as Chaplain Nick began to read,
Joe opened his eyes and turned his head to listen. You could
by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization see how touched he was as a tear rolled down his cheek. In
(NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of fact, there wasn’t a dry eye in the room.
Veteran Affairs.
NHPCO says that entering into this program shows that Working Hard for Our Vets
a hospice is committed to offering veteran-specific care Throughout 2017, Liberty Hospice
and services provided by a competent and highly skilled looks forward to building on its
workforce. While still new in current capacities to further master
implementing this program, Liberty the We Honor Veterans four levels
Hospice is already demonstrating the of commitment. NHPCO says these
truth of this commitment. levels include providing veteran-
centric education for staff and volunteers, building
Joe’s Story organizational capacity to provide quality care for vets,
In December, Joe*, a veteran of the developing and strengthening relationships with VA
Korean War, was honored in a very special bedside ceremony medical centers and other veteran organizations, and
officiated by our hospice team and attended by many of increasing access and improving quality of care for veter7ans
his caregivers. Liberty’s hospice chaplain, Nick Cucchiaro, in the community.
held Joe’s hand and read to him a presidential proclamation *Name changed to preserve confidentiality.
honoring and thanking veterans for their service.

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About LCFS’ West Philadelphia Senior Community Center (WPSCC)

WPSCC improves the lives of 4,000 older adults through social services, initiatives that
help to remediate food insecurity and poor nutrition, outreach to homebound seniors,
support groups, and fitness and life enrichment programs.

WPSCC Aims to Help Even More Seniors Stay Fit and Healthy

For the last ten years, the Lawrence credits WPSCC’s fitness center with that left him depressed, but
fitness center at LCFS’ West helping him to regain improved mobility. after working out regularly he
Philadelphia Senior Community has begun to blossom and has
Center (WPSCC) has faithfully ago, Lawrence, who is 60 years old, not had a relapse. Caroline, age
helped older adults in West started visiting WPSCC’s fitness 72, has not only been able to
Philadelphia to improve their center using a walker and cane. lose weight, but has been able
strength and balance, prevent He was determined to improve to alleviate stress and become a
falls, manage and reduce chronic his mobility so he could escort his better caregiver to her husband
illnesses, and improve activities soon-to-be-married daughter down who is on dialysis. And Rosa,
of daily living. the aisle. Lawrence happily met his who is an octogenarian, depends
goal and was very thankful that it on the fitness center’s stationery
And now, in 2017, WPSCC is was WPSCC’s fitness center that bike to help her arthritis and
aiming to raise the bar even higher. helped him to rebuild his health. lower back pain.
Program Manager Rose Richardson To this day he remains an active “Older adults in West
says WPSCC is aiming to increase member to maintain all of the Philadelphia cannot afford
participation by at least 20%. She health gains he has made. a membership to a fancy or
laments, however, that the current Indeed, the fitness center has had modern fitness club and many
capacity of the fitness center cannot this kind of marked impact on have expressed to staff that they
support more traffic. many others as well. Eighty-three- would not feel comfortable
“Right now, no more than 10 year-old Leonard had a stroke at such a place. They work out
people can work out simultaneously at WSPCC because it provides
because the fitness equipment hasn’t comfort and is an inclusive
been upgraded since we opened in community of support and
2006. To bring fitness opportunities encouragement to meeting personal
to more people, we are looking to fitness goals,” says Rose.
replace two treadmills, a stationary The ability for WPSCC to replace
bike, an elliptical machine, and a fitness equipment so it may continue
combination machine for upper and to realize its vast potential to
lower body workouts,” says Rose. improve the health of vulnerable
of seniors is dependent on the
A Vital Resource kindness and support of donors
WPSCC staff witness everyday and funding organizations. If you
how the fitness center transforms would like to make a gift, please visit
lives. For instance, several years libertylutherandonatenow.org.

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Four Decades of Grace
In the 1970s Lutheran
Congregational Services that more people can participate in This sentiment is commonly heard
this vital part of their faith life when by those who share the sacrament
lay people who are appointed by their with homebound elders, as is a deep
(LCS), then known as Lutheran congregational leaders are trained to appreciation for new and enlivening
Chaplaincy Service of Lehigh share the sacrament,” she says. wisdom that is usually gained from
Valley, established a Lay Eucharistic Judy Levermore of St. John’s the stories of faith these mature and
Lutheran Church in Hamburg, PA, experienced congregants impart.
Visitor Training (LEVT) program to recently completed training and “As we move toward the future,
teach congregational members how says she felt called to do so because it is my hope to provide more
to bring the sacrament to people she believes everyone should be congregations with the opportunity
who are homebound or hospitalized. able to experience Communion in of LEVT so that all of the
Forty years later LEVT continues the physical partaking of bread and homebound individuals within their
to endure. In fact, according to wine. “It is an honor for me to bring faith community are remembered
LCS’ Executive Director and LEVT it to those who cannot partake at and nurtured,” says Pastor Jenn.
instructor The Reverend Dr. Jennifer church,” she says. Thanks to the ongoing support and
Phelps Ollikainen, interest in the graciousness of dedicated donors,
training has notably increased. The extension of the the cost for Lay Eucharistic Visitor
“Three years ago we’d have five or meal is a time when we Training is kept low to give as
six people in training and now we embody the gospel in a many congregations as possible
have 10 or 12,” says Pastor Jenn, way that Luther called, an opportunity to participate. The
who partly attributes the increase “Mutual consolation of schedule for 2017 training can be
in LEVT trainees as a way to better the brothers and sisters.” found at libertylutheran.org/lcs or
address the growing core of aging by calling Pastor Jenn at 610-425-2981.
congregants who have restricted
mobility. “Congregations understand

YesSAY Find our full list of volunteer opportunities at
libertylutheran.org/volunteer

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WINTER 2017 Fiscal Year July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016

Liberty’s Mission in Action

Revenue 59,766,634 <1% 3% Compassionate Care (78%)
13,240,525 17% Government Programs (17%)
Compassionate Care Community Care (<1%)
Government Programs 524,588 78% Grants (<1%)
Community Care 268,734 Wellness (<1%)
Grants 587,608 Other (3%)
Wellness 2,535,188
Other 76,923,277
Total Revenue

Expenses 50,685,529 1% 63%
12,898,108 2%
Program Services
General and Administrative 5,173,358 8%
Depreciation 3,177,743 4%
Interest 1,363,757 6%
Liability Insurance
Development 678,946 16%
Benevolence Funded 6,726,000
Total Expenses 80,703,441

Loss from Operations* (3,780,164) Program Services (63%)
General and Administrative (16%)
Net Gain (Loss) on Investments (4,252,659) Depreciation (6%)
Interest (4%)
Contributions 1,407,501 Liability Insurance (2%)
Development (1%)
Benevolence Funded (8%)

Change in Net Assets (6,625,322)

*Planned operational deficit resulting in reduced revenue due to construction in all communities,
in addition to start-up activities at The Hearth at Drexel, and significant LCFS program losses.

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Revenue by Family of Service

Artman 21%
The Hearth at Drexel 4%
LCFS 19%
Liberty at Home and Liberty Hospice 7%
Lutheran Congregational Services <1%
Paul’s Run 35%
The Village at Penn State 14%
Liberty Lutheran <1%
Liberty Lutheran Foundation <1%

Building Resilient Individuals and Communities

Total Lives that Liberty Impacts through:

Direct Service 57,070

Community Outreach 20,576

Volunteers 690

Grand Total 78,336

Volunteer Organizational
Contributions Dollars to Continue

Services where
Shortfalls Exist

Total Number of Volunteers Benevolent Care
690 $1,164,000

Total Estimated Dollar Value of Unreimbursed Medicare and
Volunteer Hours Served Medicaid Costs
$381,648 $5,562,000

Total Benevolence Funded
$6,726,000

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Liberty Lutheran gratefully acknowledges the Memorial and Tribute Gifts

received September 1, 2016 - December 12, 2016.

Artman Rita Katz Lutheran Lillian Brodsky
In Memory of Mrs. Dena Smith Congregational Ms. Rhoda Geller
Services
Ellwood Artman Clymer, Sr.  Dorothy J. Marple In Honor of Rosalind Gold
Marjorie C. Davis, Theodore and Mrs. Virginia M. Reynolds Mrs. Doris G. Gordon
Janet Davis Rev. Dr. John M. Brndjar
and Barbara D. Treadwell and Emma B. Romweber Mrs. Elizabeth S. Brndjar Anita Goldstein
Kate D. DiGiogrio Mr. and Mrs. Arthur C. Ms. Eileen Micklin
Romweber, Jr. Pastor Linda Borrell
Margaret Artman Clymer Mrs. Betrice A. Nemetz Lucile Glover
Marjorie C. Davis, Theodore and Julia K. Ruse Ms. Gwendolyn R. Webster
Janet Davis Mr. and Mrs. John M. Ruse In Memory of
and Barbara D. Treadwell and Loved Ones Mildred Feldman
Kate D. DiGiogrio Ella Ziegler Mr. and Mrs. David W. Berkel Mr. Toby Blender
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Ziegler
Sally D’Angelo Stan Robbins Lucy Klieman
Assunta and Phil Parker Liberty at Home Linda Robbins Mrs. Doris G. Gordon
In Memory of
Beverly J. Drain Kermit and Joyce Snyder Marie Kaltenstein
Mrs. Judith Stripay Nancy M. Conroy Kermit S. Snyder Mrs. Joan K. Dortort
Ms. Joan A. Amos
Catherine Ficken Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Belcher Liberty Lutheran Lorna Marmer
The Reverend Carol Ficken Ms. Kathleen Borkowski In Memory of Mrs. Doris G. Gordon
Ms. Mary C. Buoncristiano
James “Bud” M. Fenerty Ms. Theresa M. Clauss Florence E. Coller Emma and John Quinn
Montgomery County Medical Ms. Catherine T. Deasy Mrs. Beverly Coller and Mr. Mr. Joseph Quinn
Associates, LTD. Redeemer Womens’ Health William Campbell
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Basile Mammography Department   David Rosen
Barbara, Lyn and Steven Dennis  Ms. Claire Dilullo Kenneth Fichtner Mrs. Doris G. Gordon
The Haverford School Athletic Ms. Mary Ann Dollinger Mrs. Joan E. Fichtner Ms. Ethy Gross
Department  David Essenthier
Germantown Academy Athletic Ellen and Leo Essenthier Jon S. Helman Edith Silverstein
Department Katie Essenthier Mrs. Darlene C. Helman Mrs. Doris G. Gordon
The Blanchard Family  Mrs. Marie Hughes Ms. Gloria Lipshutz
The Charles Kinzig Family Mr. and Mrs. John F. Kolla Jacqueline Orr Ms. Elsie Leberstien Sachs
Mr. Erick Faul Ms. Cynthia Lochel Ms. Gail Fesnak Ms. Ethel Schwartz
Mr. William J. Gibbons Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Morgan Ms. Marlene Grzywinski
Ms. Virginia Hofmann Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morris The Village
Donn, Kathy, D.J. and Bryn Ms. Maria Schrenk Paul’s Run at Penn State
Johnston  In Honor of In Memory of
Mr. Paul Lanzoni Harry J. O’ Neill, Jr. 
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Panuccio Ms. Lillian S. O’Neill Paul’s Run Staff  Cecil Smith
Mr. William G. Quindlen The Family of Helen Keiser  Paul, Karen, Christopher,
Mark and Erica Rachlin Jacqueline Orr and Mark Cervellero
Ms. Georgeanna Salinis Ms. Denise Corson Paul’s Run Staff -
Mr. Richard Sheridan and Ms. Rosemary DeFrancisco Dan, Jeff and Brikena   Cecil Smith*
Friends and Colleagues at Mrs. Gail A. Keller Ms. Lillian Silverstein Mrs. Heather F. Fleck
Salesforce 
Pat and Brad Spry Pastor Stephen J. Weisser Wilma K. Kelly
Ms. Lillian Silverstein Mrs. Heather F. Fleck

In Memory of Christina Sutton
Leah Blumenthal Mrs. Heather F. Fleck
Mrs. Doris G. Gordon
Jean Sovocool
Mrs. Heather F. Fleck
Ms. Nancy Gamble

*In our last issue, the name listed for
this memorial gift was misprinted.
We sincerely apologize for this error.

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Your gifts to Liberty Lutheran and our family of services make a

world of difference to those we serve. We are deeply grateful to all of our

donors and have listed those who contributed $100 or more during our last fiscal year —
July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. We also acknowledge those of you who made your gifts
anonymously and are not listed below.

$10,000 + Donors $5,000 – 9,999
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Babcock
Bank of America Mr. Otto Alden
Mrs. Alice R. Beltz BB&T-The Addis Group
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Brenneman Mr. and Mrs. John Barnum
First Hospital Foundation Mrs. Barbara & Mr. Jim Becker
Mrs. Heather F. Fleck The Reverend and Mrs. William Bixby
Dr. and Mrs. George Flickinger Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Coder
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph French Contract Pharmacy Services, Inc.
Ms. Mary J. Heflin Copernicus Society of America
Mr. Charles R. King County of Chester, Dept. of Emergency Services
Mr. John P. Knox, Esq. Mr. Peter I. Daniele, Esq.
Mr. Richard H. Kustin Dr. Luanne B. & Mr. Barrett Fisher
Lehigh Conference of Churches Mr. and Mrs. Roland Fleischer
Montgomery County – Mr. and Mrs. John Heck
Workforce Investment Board Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Keddie, Jr.
Mrs. Linda M. Morrow Mrs. Ruth C. Kistler
Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod Lancaster County Community Foundation
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging Linden Foundation
Philadelphia Department of Human Services Philippian Foundation
Public Health Management Corporation Residents General Fund/The Village at Penn State
Dr. Keiko Miwa Ross Mr. Jerry G. Richter
Ms. Elizabeth H. Scott Mr. James Spengler
Sodexo Senior Living St. John Lutheran Church Nazareth
Southeastern Pennsylvania Synod - ELCA Mr. and Mrs. David W. Stettler
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Glenside Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Taylor, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. John Steimer Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Steelton
Trust of Albert G. Bauer Trust of Joanna B. F. Schlechter
United Way of Lancaster County United Way of Greater Philadelphia
W.W. Smith Charitable Trust and Southern New Jersey
Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Wurster Western Association of Ladies for Relief and
Employment of the Poor
Mrs. Denise R. Winarchick

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Your gifts to Liberty Lutheran and our family of services make a

world of difference to those we serve. We are deeply grateful to all of our

donors and have listed those who contributed $100 or more during our last fiscal year —
July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. We also acknowledge those of you who made your gifts
anonymously and are not listed below.

$2,500 – 4,999 Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Cole Mr. Frank Pugliese
Mrs. Beverly Coller and Redeemer Lutheran Church Allentown
The Allen Hilles Fund Mr. William Campbell Mr. Stephen Reutemann
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Corrado Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rigby
Centre Foundation Mr. Thomas Cuddahy Mr. and Mrs. David J. Rights
Ms. Sandra D. Deiter Mrs. Helen Rumberger
Mrs. Beth Chapman Mr. and Mrs. Paul V. DeLomba Sr. Mr. Harry W. Schollenberger
Mr. and Mrs. David DeLuca Ms. Lillian Silverstein
Dr. and Mrs. Paul F. Engstrom Evangelical Lutheran Church Mr. Robert Skipper
of America Mr. William R. Snell, Esq.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Erb Faith Lutheran Church Whitehall St. John Lutheran Church Coplay
Ms. Concetta G. Finore St. John Lutheran Church Farmersville
Mr. Charles M. Gingrich First United Church of Christ Quakertown St. John Lutheran Church Fogelsville
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Easton St. John Lutheran Church Hatboro
Mr. and Mrs. James Himler Mr. and Mrs. R. Riggs Griffith St. Luke Lutheran Church Ziegleville
Mrs. Helen Harvey St. Mark Lutheran Church Bethlehem
Holy Trinity/Salem Pastoral Charge Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Clair B. Hoifjeld St. Matthew Lutheran Church Bethlehem
Bethlehem Holy Cross Lutheran Church Bethlehem St. Michael Lutheran Church
Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Nativity Allentown
InFaith Community Foundation Abington St. Paul Lutheran Church Summer Hill
Mr. and Mrs. Lam Hood St. John Lutheran Church Women
Mr. and Mrs. John MacChesney Hope Lutheran Church Cherryville Mrs. J. Patricia Stanley-Lackman and
Hope Lutheran Church Tatamy Dr. Thomas Lackman
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roth The Reverend and Mrs. Fred Hopke Mr. Richard W. Stephan
Industrial Mechanical Contractors, Inc. The Corrado Group - Morgan Stanley
Sara Long Trust Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia The Evangelical Lutheran Church
Jordan Lutheran Church Orefield of the Resurrection
The Scholler Foundation Joseph Kennard Skilling Trust The Herb Silverman Fund
Mrs. Catharine K. Keim Thrivent South Lehigh County Chapter
Ms. Irene Segletes Mr. and Mrs. George E. Koch The Reverend and Mrs. John W. Tomlinson
Mr. and Mrs. Dale R. Kratzer Trust of Marguerite Baur
St. James Lutheran Church Coopersburg Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Lang Union Electric Contracting Co.
Dr. Evan M. Lapinsky and United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley
St. John Lutheran Church Emmaus Ms. Chelsea C. Stine Upper Dublin Lutheran Church Ambler
Mr. Donald and Mrs. Elizabeth Lee Warfel Construction Company
St. Paul Lutheran Church Breinigsville Mrs. Linn F. Lemmel Mrs. Katrina K. and Mr. David A. Wise
Leona Gruber Charitable Trust Mrs. Donna Young
St. Michael’s Lutheran Church Sellersville Ms. Janet L. Lorenzon Ms. Elizabeth Young
Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit Emmaus Ziegels Lutheran Church Breinigsville
The Riverside Church Lutheran Congregational Services Zion Lutheran Church Northampton
Mr. and Mrs. Nevin W. Mann
$1,000 – 2,499 Mr. and Mrs. Tim McMullen $500 to 999
Mr. and Mrs. David Merrick
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ace Mrs. Joan and Mr. Kevin Myers Arndts Lutheran Church Easton
Ms. Martha Adams Nathan Speare Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baer
Advent Lutheran Church West Lawn NFP Lincoln Benefits Group Ms. Tracey Beasley
Ms. Helen R. Baker Rev. Dr. Jennifer P. Ollikainen Mr. Dennis H. Bower
Mrs. Sally S. and Mr. Gerry Beil PCA Industrial & Paper Supplies, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. David P. Brown
Beneficial Bank Mr. David Caddick
Mr. Theodore A. Beringer Mr. Christopher E. Carter
Bill Sugra Memorial Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Bloss
Mrs. Helene D. Boclair
Mrs. Esther Bonnet
Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Bortz
BP Foundation, Inc.
Mrs. Barbara R. Braley
Ms. Linda Breckenridge
Brightview Landscape Services
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Casnoff
Mrs. Madelon P. Cattell
Cedar Lutheran Church Cetronia
Mr. and Mrs. Norris Chumley
1CC4lhifutrocnhLWarosroldn Services, Inc.
Allen LLP

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Christ Lutheran Church Hellertown St. Luke Lutheran Church Allentown Mr. William Durham
Christ Lutheran Church Niantic St. Mark Lutheran Church Allentown
Mr. Robert A. Cinalli St. Peter Lutheran Church Bethlehem Mr. Henry Ebner
Ms. Patty Cline St. Stephen Lutheran Church Bethlehem
Mr. and Mrs. John Conlon St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Mrs. Barbara J. Edwards
Ms. Linda M. Curto Mr. Walter Stiver, Jr.
Dr. Jennifer Darrell Thrivent Central Lehigh Chapter Dr. Paul and Mrs. Mary Lynn Ellis
Ms. Barbara Denenburg Thrivent Lower Bucks County Chapter #31396
Mr. Alan and Mrs. Linda C. Eickhoff Thrivent Upper Bucks Chapter #30990 Mr. Ralph C. Even and Dr. Kim Even
Emmanuel Lutheran Church Bath Thrivent Upper Montgomery Chapter # 31392
Fate Therapeutics Mrs. Elizabeth A. Tiemeyer The Reverend Carol Ficken
Mr. and Mrs. Earl R. Freese, Jr. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Lansdale
Mr. Richard N. Gitlen Union Evangelical Lutheran Church Schnecksville Fireside Bar and Grille
Grace Lutheran Church Belfast Ms. Gwendolyn R. Webster
Greenview Landscaping Weisenberg Lutheran Church New Tripoli Mr. and Mrs. John and Martha Frantz
Ms. Rory R. Hee Mrs. N. J. Weller
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Hendler Dr. William Whitesell Mr. Larry Frey
The Reverend Kay and Mr. James Hollinger Mr. and Mrs. Scot Williams
Mrs. Donna and Mr. Roy Johnson Ms. Kathleen Wright Mr. Oliver and Mrs. Heather Gingrich
Ms. LaVerne Jones The Reverend Peggy and Mr. Frederick Wuertele
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Keiser, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. David H. Zieger Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Kreidersville
Mr. Eric and Mrs. Elizabeth Kennel Mr. Paul C. Ziegler
Leanor T. Rife Memorial Fund Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Zimmerman, Jr Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Southampton
Ms. Lois I. Leffler
LMEPAC $250 to 499 Mrs. Doris G. Gordon
Lockheed Martin
Mr. Francis G. Lorenz Aetna Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Gary Gordon
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Lorenz Mr. Michael Albertelli
Ms. Janice Lovegrove Ambler Savings Bank Grace Lutheran Church Macungie
Lower Northampton Co. Chapter - Thrivent Ameriprise Financial
Lutheran Community at Telford Ames Construction, Inc. Grace Lutheran Church Wyndmoor
The Reverend Steve Lynn Mr. and Mrs. Keaven Anderson
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas W. Michael Mr. Jose E. Andrade Graphics To Go
Ms. Virginia Miles Augustus Lutheran Church Trappe
Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Miller Steven and Jane Auvil Mr. Richard Hartmann
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Miller Mr. William O. Bast
Mr. and Mrs. Erik Nelson Bear Creek Camp Heeps Wholesale Meats
New Jerusalem Lutheran Church Bethlehem Ms. Elizabeth B. Beck
Mrs. Martha Olsen Mr. Gerald Beil Mr. John Hoban
The Reverend and Mrs. Curtis L. Olson Mr. William G. Bergan
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel G. Oswald Mr. Glen D. Boyle Holy Trinity Memorial Lutheran Church Catasauqua
Overbrook Presbyterian Church Mrs. Yvette and Mr. Earle Bradford
Mrs. Karen Read Mrs. Elizabeth S. Brndjar Immanuel Lutheran Church Philadelphia
Ms. Dolores Redner Brookwood Dental Associates
Republic Services Capozzi Adler, P.C. Dr. William H. Jennings
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Ricker Ms. Heather Challenger
Mr. Christopher Ridenhour Christ’s Church of the Valley Jerusalem Western Salisbury Church Allentown
The Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Dennis S. Ritter Ciavarelli Family Funeral Homes
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick G. Rummel Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Cool Mrs. Sally U. Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Ruse Ms. Linda Craig
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Signore Crescent Vending Co. Mr. and Mrs. Stuart A. Johnson
Sliwinski Floor Covering Services, Inc. Ms. Pamela Cummings
Ms. Monuel Slueue Mrs. Alison Danilak Mr. Apostolos Jordan
Mr. John Smeaton Mr. and Mrs. W. Laurence Davis
Mr. Douglas W. Smith Mr. and Mrs. Marion Deppen Mrs. Teresa and Mr. Michael Kane
St. Andrew Lutheran Church Easton DiFrancesco Opticians
St. John Lutheran Church Reading Mr. and Mrs. Don Donnon Ms. Felice Katz
St. John Lutheran Church Slatington Ms. Sally A. Donovan
St. John Lutheran Church Whitehall Ms. Carolyn Dubbins Mr. Joseph G. Kloss

Dr. Edward Kwasnik

Mr. John LaBarre

Ms. Catherine Lacavera

Ms. Corrine Lamack

Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting

MaGerks Pub & Grill

McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter

Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Meier

Mr. Michael C. Miller

Mt. Zion Lutheran Church Krumsville

Ms. Catherine Neil

Mrs. Dana and Mr. Mark O’Donnell

Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan R. Oliver

Mr. William Otto

Mr. and Mrs. Steven Panning

Peace Tohickon Lutheran Church Perkasie

Mr. Carl and Mrs. Carol Phelps

Mr. Joseph Quinn

Mr. and Mrs. Randall Rentschler

Mrs. Mary Gorman and
Mr. Anthony Resch

Mrs. Martha B. Reumann

Mrs. Katherine M. Reyher

Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Roessler, Jr.

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Your gifts to Liberty Lutheran and our family of services make a

world of difference to those we serve. We are deeply grateful to all of our

donors and have listed those who contributed $100 or more during our last fiscal year —
July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. We also acknowledge those of you who made your gifts
anonymously and are not listed below.

$250 to 499 (cont’d) $100 to 249 Ms. Judy A. Buchwald Mrs. Judy E. Frank and
Mrs. Caryn Bucko Mr. Mark Nevadonski
Mr. Edward Samocki Act II Playhouse The Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Paul L. Buehrle Mr. and Mrs. Ross T. Frantz
The Reverend David B. Schaeffer Ms. Nancy Adams Mrs. Anne H. Burns Mrs. Beverly Freed-Lawrence
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey R. Schaeffer Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Aerni Mrs. Gwen Campbell Friedens Lutheran Church Center Valley
Ms. Eleanore Scheb Mr. and Mrs. Bruce M. Aldinger Mrs. Rose Carbonara Friedens Lutheran Church Kempton
Dr. and Mrs. Scott T. Scheirer Mr. & Mrs. Jack A. Alhadeff Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church Friedens Lutheran Church Oley
Mr. and Mrs. John Schreiner Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Allen Allentown Friedens Lutheran Church Shartlesville
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Selinger Americas Leadership Team - AZ Mr. and Mrs. Stephen W. Christian Mrs. Dorothy Fusco
Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home Mr. Richard C. Argust Ms. Marie M. Cole Ms. Joan Gallagher
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church Atlantic Refrigeration Equipment Mrs. Virginia Cunningham Ms. Nancy Gamble
Whitehall Company, Inc. Ms. Diane C. Czar Mrs. June Gaskins
Mrs. Judith F. Snyder Dr. and Mrs. William T. Ayoub Mrs. Judy Dale Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gazzerro, Jr.
Mr. Kermit S. Snyder Mr. and Mrs. Dennis M. Bailey Mr. and Mrs. David B. Daurelle Mr. Christopher Gibbons
The Reverend Henrik Sonntag Mr. and Mrs. Paul D. Balascki Mr. and Mrs. V. Duane Deetscreek The Rev. Dr. & Mrs. Hartland H. Gifford
Mrs. Sally and Mr. Donn Spear Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barnes Sr. The Reverend and Mrs. John J. Deisinger Mrs. Frances Gold
St. John Lutheran Church Allentown Mr. and Mrs. Robert Barsky Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. DePascale Ms. Leonora Gold
St. John Lutheran Church Ringtown Mr. and Mrs. John F. Beam Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence W. Dessen Mrs. Sylvan Gold
St. John Lutheran Church Stroudsburg Ms. Betty Bebian Dettra Memorial Trust Mr. and Mrs. Peter Gottemoller
St. John Lutheran Church Wms Twp. Mr. Randy Bednarz Ms. Marianne Devore Grace Lutheran Church Norristown
Easton Mr. and Mrs. William Behm Dr. and Mrs. Walter J. Dex Grace Lutheran Church Allentown
St. Paul Lutheran Church of Smithfield Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Bell Mr. and Mrs. Ronald H. Dorn Grace Lutheran Church Pottstown
St. Paul Lutheran Church Dallas Mrs. Catherine Bellanca Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Doty Grace Realty Co., Inc.
St. Peter Lutheran Church North Wales Mr. and Mrs. David Bendit Catherine, Ken and Charlotte Dow Ms. Annette Green
St. Timothy Lutheran Church Mr. and Mrs. David W. Berkel Ms. Jane A. Drexler Ms. Lastenia Grieser
Allentown Mr. Joseph Besecker Ms. Helen Y. Duryea Mr. and Mrs. David Gruber
St. Paul’s Lutheran Women of the ELCA Ms. Geetha Bhasker Mr. and Mrs. Peter Duskey The Reverend Linda S. Gruber
Standard Homeopathic Co/Hyland’s Mr. David Bielecki Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Elsenbaumer Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Guentter
Ms. Sarah Stanlick The Reverend and Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Ely Ms. Pamela Gyory
Ms. Mary A. Stilo Mrs. Donald R. Billeck Emmanuel Lutheran Church Nuremberg Ms. Barbara B. Hannon
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Suloff Bindu Sai Seva The Reverend and Mrs. William W. Ennis Mr. Andrew J. Harrington
Ms. Jennifer M. Talarico Mr. Chad Blank Mr. and Mrs. Leon C. Entrot The Reverend and Mrs. John W. Hattery
Mr. Christopher Tatreau Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur J. Blew The Reverend William and Mrs. Linda Erat Mr. Ray Haupt
The Benevity Community Impact Fund Mr. Terry Blue Ms. Susannah Erinle Mr. and Mrs. Doug Haverstick
Trinity Lutheran Church Hecktown Mr. Arthur W. Boesler Ms. Carol P. Estes Ms. Ceil Haviland
Ms. Nancy Twomey Ms. and Mr. Donna Boesler Ninon Estinto Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hayes
Mr. Doug Van Tassel Mr. and Mrs. Christopher P. Bonnet Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Mrs. Linda Hayes
Dr. Deborah Way Mr. and Mrs. Boreman Living Word Roslyn Heidelberg Lutheran Church Slatington
The Reverend Stephen J. and Mr. John A. Borneman Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Farley Mr. Jessie Heinze
Mrs. Leslie A. Weisser Mrs. Marcia Bosswick Ms. Dorothea A. Fast Mr. Arthur H. Heiser
Ms. Sarah T. Werntz and Mr. Garry L. Botts Ms. Wendy B. Fay Mrs. Darlene C. Helman
Mr. Donald J. Shombert Mrs. Constance L. Bowers-Capen Mr. and Mrs. David M. Fencsak The Reverend and
West Philadelphia Mennonite Dacy Boyd Ms. Lauren Fine Mrs. James L. Henderschedt
Fellowship Mrs. Marie E. Boyer Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Fitzgerald Mrs. Mary Hernandez-Cuebas
Ms. Caroline Willms The Reverend and Mrs. Paul D. Braden Mrs. Barbara Fleck Mr. William M. Herrlich
Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Wiseman Mr. Kevin Bradley Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Flynn Dr. Ronald E. & Susan S. Hess
Mr. Charles J. Younger Ms. Kristina Bradley The Reverend and Mrs. Fred S. Foerster Mr. Troy Hess
Mr. Stephen Zeller Mr. John C. Braun Ms. Zehra Follweiler Mr. & Mrs. J. Michael Hoffman
Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Zieger Mr. and Mrs. James Brewer Mr. and Mrs. Denbeigh G. Forbes Mr. Richard W. and Dr. Mary T.
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Ziegler The Rev. Dr. and Mrs. John M. Brndjar Mr. and Mrs. Carl Fox Hofmann
Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Brockman Mrs. Alma K. Francis Holy Spirit Lutheran Church Emmaus
1ZM6ior.nRSatlopnheZCuhcucarrcihniof W. Penn Twp. Mr. Mark E. Brown Mr. James B. Francis Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Slatedale
Mr. Daniel Brunetti

WINTER 2017

Holy Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church Mr. Edwin W. Melvin Mr. Gary B. Rubin Mr. Robert Stanley
Northampton Ms. Julia E. Menzo Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ruhl
The Reverend Donna M. House Mr. Sal Mergliano Dr. Kenneth G. Ryder, Jr Mr. and Mrs. Eugene J. Stark
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Howe Ms. Margot C. Messer Salem St. Paul Lutheran Church Kresgeville
Mr. and Mrs. John Huennekens Mr. and Mrs. Thomas C. Miller Ms. Michelle Salinas Ms. LuAnn Steinhauer
Huffs Union Church Alburtis Mr. Lee Millward Mr. Leon Salosky
Mrs. Valerie Hughes Mr. and Mrs. Rhynier B. Minnich Salus University Mr. Thomas A. Stephenson
Mrs. Kristine F. Hughey The Reverend and Mrs. Joseph Molnar Ms. Jeannine Sano
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hynes Ms. Florence A. Momme Mr. and Mrs. Peter C. Satterthwaite Mr. Robert Steuber
Ms. Jerilyn J. Iacono Ms. Janet K. Monaghan Mrs. Patricia Savage
Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Innes Mr. and Mrs. Wayne C. Montgomery Mr. Louis A. Savant Mrs. Melanie Stone
Mrs. Tammy Jabarin Mrs. Marylou J. Morgan Mr. Philip Savoca
Mrs. Amy Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Charles Morris Mrs. Laura Schenke Mr. and Mrs. Harve Strouse
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Johnston Moss Rehab Mrs. Harriett Schmon
Ms. Barbra Jones Mountain Laurel RPCVs of Northeast PA Mrs. Verna Schrock Mr. and Mrs. John C. Stuliglowa
Ms. Michelle Kane Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Murray Jr. Mrs. Jeanette A. Schumacher
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Keim NAVSUP WSS Mr. Robert Scott Mr. Matthew Sweeney
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur S. Keinert New Jerusalem Lutheran Church Mr. and Mrs. Dennis L. Sell
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Kelly Fleetwood Senior Medical Services-In Home Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Teitman
Mr. Brian Kelso Mr. and Mrs. Harry Newhard Eye Care
Ms. Denise Keltz Mr. and Mrs. Robert Nicol Mr. Darren Shaw Mr. Jonathan R. Testa
The Reverend and Mrs. John S. Kerr Normandy Farm Hotel and Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Shive
Ms. Audrey L. Kershner Conference Center Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Siegfried Mr. Alfred J. Thompson Jr.
Mrs. Virginia L. Kiefer The Reverend Paulette K. Obrecht and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Silvis
Mrs. Beverly E. Kiehl Mr. John Obrecht The Richard P. Sinay Trust Mr. and Mrs. William M. Thompson
Mr. and Mrs. Morton Kimmel The Reverend Jeffrey W. Odgren Mrs. Virginia Sinn
Mr. Dana King Mr. John D. Oehler Mrs. Diana Sittler Mr. William L. Tone
Mr. and Mrs. John W. Kirst Mr. Phillip and Mrs. Assunta Parker Ms. Joanne Skladany
Ms. Anna E. Kish Mr. Michael A. Parker Mr. and Mrs. Morton Sklaroff Ms. Rose Treimann
Ms. Mary Ellen Kitchen Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Pearson Ms. Marie Slowey
Mr. and Mrs. James D. Koones Mr. and Mrs. John J. Peirano Mrs. Rose Smith Mrs. Ellen Triani
Ms. Susan Kowalchuk Mrs. Barbara Perotti Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey C. Snyder
La Salle College High School Ms. Marie Petithomme Dr. and Mrs. Steven M. Snyder Trinity Lutheran Church Lansford
Mrs. Anne and Mr. Thomas Lachenmayer Mrs. Gail Petrisky Southeastern PA Women of the ELCA
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Lachenmayer Mr. Frank C. Petronis Ms. Bonnie Sowers Ms. Linda J. Trout
Mr. Joseph LaSala Ms. Anita Pilkerton-Plumb Mr. and Mrs. Steven Speece
Mr. and Mrs. Gerard M. Latchic Mr. and Mrs. Ronald P. Plantone The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Paul H. Spohn Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Tucker
Ms. Marjorie H Lauer Mrs. June Pongia Mr. Stanley Spoon
Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Lawrence Mr. and Mrs. Herbert R. Popp St. James Lutheran Church Geigertown Mrs. Jane B. Umstead
Ms. Georgine A. Lawrence Mr. Irving Priluker St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
Ms. Ann M. Lee Ms. Cynthia J. Pullen Easton United Way of San Antonio and
Mr. Mark Letner Redner’s Warehouse Markets St. John Lutheran Church Kutztown Bexar County
Ms. Lynn G. Lewis Mr. and Mrs. John M. Regan St. John Lutheran Church Mahoning
The Reverend and Mrs. F. Thomas Lichner Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Reimet St. John Lutheran Church St. Johns United Way of the Greater Triangle
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Lubell Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey P. Reis St. Luke Lutheran Church
Mr. Kyle J. Lucas Ms. Sandra Renninger Shoemakersville University of Wisconsin
Luther Crest Chapel Fund Mr. and Mrs. John T. Rentzheimer St. Marks Lutheran Church
Ms. Lucille I. Magnusson Mr. and Mrs. John W. Reyher Conshohocken Mr. Buzz Usey
Ms. Janice L. Manwiller Mrs. Bethann E. Ritter-Snyder St. Matthew Lutheran Church Lehighton
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph G. Manzek Ms. Laura Rivera St. Paul III Lutheran Church Easton Ms. Hilary Vadner
Mr. Louis Martarano Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Rivera St. Paul Lutheran Church Easton
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy C. Matthews Mrs. John J. Roache St. Paul Lutheran Church Lobachsville Mrs. Vickie L. and
Mr. Steven Matzke and Ms. Beth A Ritchey Mrs. Linda Robbins St. Paul Lutheran Church Orwigsburg Mr. Gijsbert Vanderplas
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Maynard Ms. Evelyn K. Roberts St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Mr. and Mrs. Francis A. McAnulty Dr. Linda A. Robinson and St. Peter Lutheran Church Hughestown Mr. David W. Varrelman
Mrs. Christine McConnell Mr. Peter J. Krill St. Peter Lutheran Church Plainfield
Mr. Roland McDuell Mr. Richard Robinson and St. John’s Softball Mr. and Mrs. George Vermeire
Ms. Carol McGuire Mrs. Carol Luongo Mr. Donald M. Stahley
Ms. Terah A. McKnight Mr. Alfred Rotelle Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Staller Mr. John H. Vickers
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Rowley Mr. and Mrs. William E. Stanford
Mrs. Janet and Mr. Bruce Waechter

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce A. Wagaman

Ms. Evelyn Wankoff

Mrs. Lois Anne Weber

Mr. Scott Weingaertner

Ms. Jane Weir

The Reverend Dr. and Mrs. Harold S. Weiss

Mr. and Mrs. John Weisser

Mrs. Paula West

Dr. Richard Wexelblat

Mrs. Jean A. White

Mr. John A. Whitner

Mrs. Edna Wilkinson

Dr. and Mrs. Jack W. Wilkinson

Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Williams

Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Williams

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wissner

Ms. Andrea Wittchen

Mrs. Jacqueline Wolchko

Mrs. Bonita Wolchko Rivera

Mr. Matthew D. Wolf

The Reverend and Mrs. Richard C. Wolf

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Woody Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank C. Wurtz

Yarrington Mills Corporation

Zion Lutheran Church Tamaqua

Zion Spies Evangelical Lutheran Church
Reading
17

WINTER 2017 President’s Circle

Our President’s Circle recognizes individual donors whose total lifetime giving is $10,000 or more.
Their investments support today’s programs and activities as well as build the foundation for the future.
Note: Some donors in the President’s Circle wish to remain anonymous, thus we have respectfully excluded their names.

Mr. Allen Apter Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Gasper Mr. Phillip and Mrs. Assunta Parker
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Babcock Mr. Charles M. Gingrich Ms. Karen Parnes
Mr. Richard N. Gitlen
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baer Mr. Robert H. Gotwalt Mr. Almarin Phillips
Mr. and Mrs. Wister S. Baisch Mrs. Barbara Hartenbauer Mr. and Mrs. Steven Pitzenberger
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Barnum Mrs. Carol Hays Mr. Nicholas N. Pournader, Ph.D.
Mr. and Mrs. John O. Heck Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Reimet
Mr. Owen M. Bastian
Mrs. Beatrice Bean Mr. and Mrs. James B. Himler Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Ricker
Mrs. Helen L. Beattie The Reverend and Mrs. Fred Hopke Mr. and Mrs. David J. Rights
Mrs. Barbara & Mr. Jim Becker The Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Dennis S. Ritter
Ms. Karen Bergey Mr. Richard W. Hoy, Esq. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Roemhild
Mrs. Helene D. Boclair Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jacobe
Mrs. Esther Bonnet Dr. Keiko Miwa Ross
Mrs. Marie E. Boyer Mr. Robert J. Johnston Mr. and Mrs. Frank Roth
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Brenneman Mrs. Marcia Kavanagh Mr. and Mrs. Peter C. Satterthwaite
Mr. and Mrs. J. Curtis Brewer Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Keddie, Jr.
Mrs. Patricia A. Bruner Mrs. Catharine K. Keim Mr. C. Glenn Schueler
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Byers Mrs. Joan Schuman
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Coder Mr. Charles R. King Ms. Elizabeth H. Scott
Mrs. Beverly Coller and Mr. and Mrs. John W. Kirst Mr. and Mrs. Morton Sklaroff
Mr. William Campbell Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Kishbaugh Mr. Michael Slotznick, Esq.
Mr. Peter I. Daniele, Esq. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence E. Daurelle Mr. Robert L. Klotz Mrs. Sally and Mr. Donn Spear
Mr. and Mrs. Paul V. DeLomba Sr. Mr. and Mrs. George E. Koch Mrs. J. Patricia Stanley-Lackman and
Mr. Seibert L. Dorner Dr. Thomas Lackman
Ms. Virginia M. Duffy Mr. Richard H. Kustin Mr. Dennis L. Steffy
Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Ehinger Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Larson Mr. and Mrs. John Steimer
The Reverend William G. Erat and Mr. and Mrs. David W. Stettler
The Reverend and Mrs. Phyllis B. Taylor and
Mrs. Linda Erat Mrs. Russell M. Long Mr. Richard K. Taylor
Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Erb Mr. and Mrs. John MacChesney Mrs. Janet and Mr. Bruce Waechter
Dr. Luanne B. & Mr. Barrett Fisher Mrs. Helen A. Manfull Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Wangsness
Mr. Robert B. Marsh Ms. Denise R. Winarchick
Mrs. Heather F. Fleck Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Maynard Mrs. Katrina K. and Mr. David A. Wise
Dr. and Mrs. George Flickinger Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Miller Mr. and Mrs. Jere A. Young
Mrs. Linda M. Morrow Mr. and Mrs. David H. Zieger
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph French Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Myers Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Zieger
18 Ms. Nancy Gamble Mrs. Joan and Mr. Kevin Myers

Mr. Axel K. Olsen

Legacy Society WINTER 2017

Our Legacy Society recognizes donors who secure the future of Liberty Lutheran with a bequest or life-income gift.
Though some donors wish to remain anonymous, the Legacy Society provides us with a way to recognize
and thank our donors during their lifetime.

Ms. Martha A. Adams Ms. Annie C. Harvey Mr. and Mrs. Steven Pitzenberger
Mr. Otto Alden* Mr. and Mrs. John O. Heck Mr. Nicholas N. Pournader, Ph.D.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Baer Ms. Mary J. Heflin* Mr. Steven Pribis, Jr.*
Mrs. Beatrice Bean Mrs. Barbara and Mr. Donald Hickey Mr. Harvey F. Rosenberger*
Ms. Karen Bergey Ms. Joanna B. F. Schlechter*
Mrs. Bridgit and Mr. Brian Holly
Mr. Leonard* and Mrs. Mrs. Karen House Mr. C. Glenn Schueler
Helene D. Boclair Mr. Roger Sovocool
Mrs. Esther Bonnet Rev. Patricia H. Johnson Mrs. Sally and Mr. Donn Spear
Mrs. Marie E. Boyer Mrs. Marcia Kavanagh Mr. Karl G. Stotz*
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Keddie, Jr. Mr. Michael James Taylor*
Mr. and Mrs. F. Glenn Breen, Jr. Mrs. Catharine K. Keim Mrs. Janet and Mr. Bruce Waechter
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Brenneman Rev. and Mrs. William P. Welther
Ms. Anna Keyser* Mr. Robert F. and
Mrs. Patricia A. Bruner Mr. and Mrs. John P. Knox* Mrs. Elaine B. Whitford
Mr. and Mrs. George E. Koch Mr. and Mrs. Philip Winsor
Mrs. Beverly Coller and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Larson Rev. and Mrs. Henry K. Wohlgemuth
Mr. William Campbell
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence E. Daurelle The Reverend and Ms. Nancy Wolf
Mrs. Helen R. Davis Mrs. Russell M. Long Mr. and Mrs. Jere A. Young
Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Ehinger Mrs. Helen A. Manfull Mr. and Mrs. Paul C. Zieger
Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Maynard
Ms. Arlene Fabian* Mr. and Mrs. Harold I. Myers *deceased
Dr. Luanne B. and Mr. Barrett Fisher Mr. Phillip and Mrs. Assunta Parker

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Gasper

Liberty Lutheran Board of Directors

Beverly Bortz Carl Holmes, Sr. Beverly Oliver
Blue Bell, PA - Vice Chair Plymouth Meeting, PA - Member Philadelphia, PA - Member

Linda Breckenridge Rev. Fred Hopke Frank Roth
Blue Bell, PA - Member Glenside, PA - Chairman Havertown, PA - Member

Dr. Paul Engstrom Richard Hoy Rick Stephan
Ambler, PA - Member Philadelphia, PA - Member Blue Bell, PA - Member

Luanne Fisher LaVerne Jones David Stettler
Horsham, PA - President Philadelphia, PA - Member Plymouth Meeting, PA - Member

Pete Gutekunst Robert W. Keddie, Jr. Gwendolyn Webster
Maple Glen, PA - Member Yardley, PA - Treasurer Philadelphia, PA - Secretary

John Heck Nevin Mann Rev. Dave Young
Ft. Washington, PA - Chairman Emeritus Glenside, PA - Member Blue Bell, PA - Member
Rev. Wayne Matthias-Long
James Himler Media, PA - Member Paul Zieger 19
Malvern, PA - Member Oreland, PA - Member

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