Westfield lists gifts to hospital foundation

Patty DiPalma, Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation executive director, is pictured with John Northrup reviewing memorials and other donations received by the foundation.

WESTFIELD — Westfield Memorial Hospital received several memoriams and tribute gifts throughout 2022.

Tribute gifts offer an opportunity to recognize someone who has memorably touched one’s life.

Remembering a family member, a dear friend or a colleague (in life or in death) is something that many members in the community customarily do through the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation. Donating a Memorial Gift to honor the memory of a friend or loved one or recognizing a dear friend or loved one with an honorarium is also available.

Following are those remembered in 2022:


Robert D. Black from Beth and Daniel Hocking

Emmett Devlin from Alice and Robert Ames, Charlotte Calarco, Charles and Mary Jane Dankert, Felicia Lawson, Marilynne Northrop, Lillian and Earl Saunders

Patric Kilmartin from Sandra Kilmartin

Erma Lloyd from Marjory Fritz, Sarah Fritz

Clinton Meeder from Gillian and John LaMancuso, Rose and James Van Volkenburg

Michael Ricketts from Helen Baran, Rose and James Van Volkenburg

Laurie Robbins from Helen Baran

Gerald Russell from Rose and James Van Volkenburg

Roberta Vilardo from Helen Baran, Carol and Donald Baumet, Jacqueline and Kent Carlson, Betty Felton, Karen and Sidney Hoyt, Felicia Lawson, Marilynne Northrop, Lillian and Earl Saunders, Janice and Ralph Wilson

Ann E. Weidman from Linda and Tracy Bennett, Carolyn and R. Peter Bills, Marie Lohman, Marilynne Northrop, The Mead Living Trust, Rose and James Van Volkenburg, Kelly and James Weidman, IV, Lisa and Richard Weidman, Jr., Kimberly and Matthew Weidman, Lou Wineman and Robin and Andrew Wolek

Other ways to make a tribute gift to the WMHF include the following:

¯ By celebrating many of life’s wonderful occasions – the birth of a child, birthdays, graduations, weddings, anniversaries, retirement or other important events.

¯ Saying thank you to someone who has made a difference in one’s life.

¯ Honoring an essential healthcare worker. Gifts will show the doctors and nurses and support staff that the community values the sacrifices they have made on a daily basis.

For more information contact Patty DiPalma at patricia.dipalma@ahn.org; call 716-793-2338 or visit the foundation’s website at: www.westfieldhospitalfoundation.org, where a memorial/honorarium form is available.


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