Entries by Mary Farrell

Gerald B., 82, New York, NY

Gerald Busby, 82, had his wish for a new computer granted, thanks to our New York chapter. Busby is an accomplished composer who is best known for his work on “A Wedding,” “3 Women,” and “The Pilot.” He is now primarily homebound and spends most of his time writing music. Unfortunately, his computer is outdated […]

Lee P., 62, New Castle, PA

Alan “Lee” Peluso, 62, a resident of Haven Convalescent Home in New Castle, Pennsylvania, had his wish to ride in the sidecar of a Harley Davidson motorcycle granted, thanks toThunder Harley Davidson of Sharon, Pennsylvania. Peluso has multiple sclerosis and lost much of his functional capabilities at a young age. He always wanted to ride […]

Harry W., 79, Erie, PA

Harry Wagner, a resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, had his wish to go fishing again granted, thanks our Erie, PA chapter. Wagner, 79, served in the Navy for 22 years. He became a resident of ForestView Health Care Center about six months ago and misses his old hobbies of gardening and fishing. Wagner had his wish […]

Jane K., 62, Linden, NJ

Jane Koza, a resident of Delaire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Linden, New Jersey, recently had her wish to see her beloved Yankees play granted, thanks our New Jersey chapter. Koza, 62, played competitive basketball and softball for her high school alma mater, Mother Seton High School in Clark, New Jersey. At the age of […]

Emma M., 90, Jeannette, PA

Emma Jane Monstrola, a resident of Jeannette, Pennsylvania, had her wish to visit the White House granted, thanks to the Westmoreland County chapter of national nonprofit Twilight Wish Foundation.  Monstrola, who will turn 91 in November, has always dreamed of visiting the iconic White House in Washington, D.C. However, being widowed and having her children […]

Sharon J., 65, Oregon City, OR

Sharon Jenda, 65, recently had her wish to attend a Seattle Seahawks game granted. Sharon, a resident of Oregon City, OR, has been a Seahawks fan for most of her life. Because she lives three hours away and gets by on a fixed income, she has not been able to afford the cost of attending […]