Both our donors and the beneficiaries of their generosity have stories to share.

Read their stories below:


Sarah Meyer

Sarah has faithfully served on the Presbyterian SeniorCare Network board since 1983, serving as Chair from 2002-2006. She has served on the Presbyterian SeniorCare Foundation board since 2002, serving as Chair from 2006 to 2015. Learn about Sarah's Bequest Intention.

Adoria Peterson

Adoria Peterson has been connected to our Presbyterian SeniorCare Network Washington Campus for many years. First, she was first a visitor, then became a family member of a resident, and now she continues as a donor and weekly volunteer.

Nancy Jane Edelman

Nancy Jane Edelman,a Longwood at Oakmont resident for more than 14 years, has made a fascinating lifeout of travel, getting people together, and volunteering her time and talent. Learn about her Charitable Gift Annuity.

Stefani Danes

For more than 30 years, Stefani Danes has volunteered her talent to projects around the Presbyterian SeniorCare Network. Learn about her Charitable Gift Annuity.

Dorothy Pollock

Dorothy first fell in love with the town when she went to Westminster College in 1942 to study chemistry. After graduating, she took a job in Pittsburgh, but would frequently return to her alma mater to volunteer in the alumni office.

Dr. Mercedes Monjian

Dr. Mercedes Monjian photographed a bull fight in Spain, studied piano at Carnegie Mellon, and worked as a fashion writer at Joseph Horne Company. Learn about her Refundable Entrance fee notification for Presbyterian SeniorCare.

Mary O. Harrison

​In the 1970s, Mary O. Harrison started volunteering at the Presbyterian SeniorCare Network Oakmont campus. Mary visited with the residents and helping them became her main interest. Learn about her Charitable Gift Annuity.

Mitch and Rev. Jami Possinger

When asked why they chose to name Presbyterian SeniorCare in their estate plans, Mitch and Rev. Jami Possinger say, quite matter of fact, “Presbyterian SeniorCare deserves our philanthropic support. " Learn about their Bequest Intention.

Rollie and Kay Thomas

Rollie and Kay Thomas have been part of the Presbyterian SeniorCare Network family for over 20 years. Kay’s mother and father received care at The Willows at our Presbyterian SeniorCare Network Oakmont campus where Kay says she built a special connection with our organization. Learn about their Charitable Gift Annuity.

Sylvia Martin Lafranchi

After a life filled with service to others, it is no surprise that Sylvia Martin Lafranchi made the generous decision to include Presbyterian SeniorCare Foundation in her estate plans. Mrs. Lafranchi passed away in August 2016 and is fondly remembered by her husband, William Lafranchi. Learn about her Bequest.