Entries by Mary Farrell

Samuel N., 58, Jeannette, PA

Samuel Nania, a resident of William Penn Care Center in Jeannette, had his wish to attend a Pirates game granted, thanks to the Westmoreland County chapter of Twilight Wish Foundation. Sam, 58, is an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan who watches every game on TV. Because he is physically disabled, it is difficult for him to […]

Charles W., 92, Seneca, SC

Charles Williamson, a resident of Seneca, South Carolina, had his wish to return to Germany where he served during World War II granted, thanks to Twilight Wish. Charles, 93, was a tank driver in the Army’s 3rd Armored Division and was stationed in Germany, near the Dachau concentration camp. Thanks to generous donors who donated […]

John G., 82, Greensburg, PA

John Gregory, 82, a resident of Greensburg, PA, had his simple wish for a hearing enhanced cell phone granted, thanks to our Westmoreland County, PA chapter in July.  John, a Navy veteran, has significant hearing loss which makes it difficult for him to talk on the phone with his family and friends. Because he lives […]

Neshaminy Manor residents, Warrington, PA

Six wheelchair-bound seniors from Neshaminy Manor in Warrington, PA recently had their wish to go to a Phillies game granted, thanks to y Twilight Wish  and the Phillies.  The residents, along with their Neshaminy Manor caretakers and staff from Twilight Wish, enjoyed a great game on Thursday, June 27th as the Phillies swept the Mets […]

Gregory H., 64, Greensburg, PA

Gregory Hindman, a resident of Greensburg, PA, had his wish for a scooter granted, thanks to our Westmoreland County, PA chapter. Gregory has several medical issues including COPD, arthritis and osteoporosis and is on oxygen.  He has great difficulty walking even short distances.  Having a scooter will enable him to have more mobility and independence, […]

Ken B., 69, Erie, PA

Kenneth Ball, 69, a resident of Erie, PA, had his wish for a honeymoon with his wife granted, thanks to our Erie, PA chapter. At the time of his wish granting, Kenneth was on hospice care with limited time left.  Because he and his wife never went on a honeymoon, his wish was for one […]

Thomas O., 59, Greensburg, PA

Thomas Opfer, a resident of The Rehabilitation & Nursing Center at Greater Pittsbugh in Greensburg, had his wish to see The Who in concert granted, thanks to our Westmoreland County chapter and the employees of DNP Imagingcomm America Corporation. Thomas, 59, lives in long term care because he can no longer care for himself. He […]

Al V., 82, Hatboro, PA

Al Vasso, a resident of Luther Woods in Hatboro, Pennsylvania, had his wish to visit the Roundhouse one more time granted on May 17, 2019.  Al, 82, worked as both a policeman and as a plain clothes detective for the Philadelphia Police Department for many years, working in the District Attorney’s office for some time. […]