Entries by Mary Farrell

Kathryn C., 92, St. Joe, AR

Kathryn Crombie, a resident of St. Joe, Arkansas, had her wish to return to her hometown of Ralston, Nebraska one more time granted.  Kathryn, who turned 92 on March 14th, grew up in Nebraska, but hasn’t been able to return in over 80 years.  She has always been very fascinated with her family heritage and […]

Beatrice D., 92, Kearny, NJ

Beatrice Dybus, who passed away January 28, 2019, was posthumously honored by having her wish to receive an honorary college degree from New Jersey City University granted, thanks to our New Jersey.  Beatrice, 92, attended Jersey City State College (now known as New Jersey City University) in the 1970s where she was pursing a degree […]

Allene C., 90, Indianapolis, IN

Allene Childs, a resident of Indianapolis, Indiana, had her wish to go to a Pacers game granted, thanks to a partnership between American Senior Communities and Twilight Wish Foundation. Allene, who is 92, has been a fan of the Pacers for most of her life and went to games back when they were still playing […]

Robert S., 73, Greensburg, PA

Robert Smith, a resident of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, had his last wish to have his beloved dogs visit him in his nursing facility granted, thanks to our Westmoreland County chapter.  Robert, 73, was in hospice care and his health was rapidly declining. He wanted to see the two family dogs, Gizmo and Rascal, one more time, […]