“I grew up in Beaver and I’ll be 80 years old in July, that’s how long I’ve lived here. I’ve been a volunteer everywhere, here, the Villa. After my husband died, I decided to volunteer. I just… I can’t sit home, so I keep active. He died 9 years ago so I’ve been active ever since.
I do love the arts and education; this [the Lincoln Park Performing Arts School] really is a wonderful place — I wish it was here when my children were growing up because I have a son who’s a musician, he’s a band — he can’t read music but he can play it, beautiful songs on the guitar. They play in Pittsburgh quite a bit, Paint 31.”