Hospital, Mountainside staff honored at annual dinner

Thirty-nine employees of Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center were honored at the 36th Annual Employee Dinner held on Oct. 25 at Belleayre Ski Center.
Service awards were presented by Fred Margulies, Chair of the Human Resources Committee, with assistance from Linda Mead, Human Resources Director, in the following categories:
30 years: Marilyn Donnelly, Kathleen Harty and Trudy Russell.
25 years: Ellen Gordon, Shirley Sanford, Nora Todd, Marjorie Tweedie and Melanie Updyke.
20 years: Patrice Delameter, Nova Manon and Constance Mathiesen.
15 years: Christine Bouton and Marietta Shultis.
10 years: Theodora Billington, Katherine Driscoll, Dr. Susan Fiore, Sharon Gavette, Jane Gotthardt, Dorothy Lewis and Philip Mehl.
5 years: Christina Amundsen, Judy Bailey, Rosa Cruz, Elizabeth Frugina, Dennis George, James Hitchcock, Jodi Hohn, Jenny Hults-Marin, Peter Kleinau, Edie Lanner, James Nattrass, Dr. Jaikumar Ravunniarath, Maria Sealtiel, Jennifer Shultis, James Solis, Judith Titch and Paula Walsh.
Ambulance Service Awards:
25 years: Barrington Lewis.
15 years: Sharon Gavette.
Chief Executive Officer and Nursing Home Administrator Edmond Morache offered the welcoming remarks to the approximately 125 employees and guests in attendance.
Longtime hospital employee Pearl Wilson gave the invocation.
Carey Wagner, board chair, gave closing remarks, along with Mr. Morache.