Entries by Mary Farrell

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, […]

Mary L., 65, Derry, PA

Mary Lash, 65, a resident of Derry, Pennsylvania, had her simple wish for a last Valentine’s dinner with her husband granted, thanks to our Westmoreland County chapter.    Mary is in hospice care and has been given less than three months to live. She and her husband have been together for over 40 years and […]

Christy B., 63, Westerville, OH

Christy Buzzard, 63, a permanent resident of a nursing facility in Westerville, Ohio, recently had her wish for Tom Selleck items granted. Christy is a huge fan of Tom Selleck and watches everything he’s acted in. Although we couldn’t grant her wish to actually meet Selleck, we were able to surprise her wish a Tom […]

Helen M., 93, Hatfield, PA

Helen Merico, a resident of Hatfield, Pennsylvania, had her wish for a new heater for her home granted, thanks to All Seasons Comfort Control. Helen, 93, is recuperating from a broken hip and lives with her son who is her caretaker. Her furnace broke in the fall of 2017, but because it is 70 years […]

Alva O., 83, Pittsburgh, PA

Alva Owens, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, had her wish to see the Nutcracker for her 83rd birthday granted, thanks to our Allegheny County chapter.  Alva has an extensive resume which includes counseling women and children in crisis, the homeless and the incarcerated.  She has also volunteered with many organizations over the years including Allegheny […]

John P., 84, Pittsburgh, PA

John Perrotte, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, had his wish to see Andrea Bocelli in concert granted, thanks to our Allegheny County chapter. John, who recently turned 84, served in the Army for seven years.  He always wanted to take his late wife, Betty, to an Andrea Bocelli concert, but could not afford it. She […]