Christian Women celebrate Mother’s Day with dinner


The Christian Women of Our Lady of Hope Parish, 40 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre, celebrated Mother’s Day with a dinner at R and D Memories in Hanover Township. Special recognition was given to June Swida for her many years of service to the group. In attendance were: the Rev. John Terry, pastor and moderator; the Rev. Richard Ghezzi; the Rev. Bob Sickler; and Deacon Joe DiVizia. Pictured, from left, are Sue Cosgrove, social chairwoman; Loretta Sufrinko; treasurer; Jane Wojtowicz, financial secretary; June Swida, “mother of the year;” Kathy Madigan, recording secretary; and Patti Shinko, president.