Beautification Committee report
First ceiling plaques installed at gazebo
Updated October 16, 2002
We have bronze plaques installed on the ceiling inside the gazebo. Though originally planned to be just for miners, but others wanted to donate in memory of someone so we decided to open it up for all. The plaques that we have are for a $100 donation in memory of:
Thomas Price; Ronald Hayes; Thomas E. Morgan; Charles Kupchella, Sr.; John (Yank) Sowolla; Walter DeQueant; John Amos; "Hap" Mottin; Wm. & Petronella Lindrose; Lester J. Clouser; Charles Kupchella; Dan J. Leonard; Wally J. Varescak; Frank Woznak, Jr.; Steve G. Olexo; Robert "Spud" Garver; Josiah "Cy" Hutchinson; Wilfred Louis Mallin; George T. Koscho, Sr. (killed in Heisley Mine, August 1942); James M. Law; William "Spider" Ray; John A. "RedEye" Ray; Richard Millward; Homer C. Hoffman, Sr.; Joseph Petrosky; John "Gabby" Lashinsky; Chares G. "Shortie" Nicklow; Nelo Deetscreek; Clayton Ray (killed 1957); Joseph Lee Tripp; Russ Waldron; George Hutchinson; In honor, Bob Simmers Ford Sales, Inc.; John Kohut, Sr.; Frank Markovich; Samuel L. Nicol; Mr. Joseph Bruno; Local Union #l386 U.M.W.A.; Wm. Simmers, (killed #31, December 7, 1956); Lloyd "Shorty" McMullen; Jack Scansaroli, Sr.; Frank Scansaroli; John Scansaroli; Honor,
Thomas G. Dugan; Charles Lasinsky, Sr.; Dino Michael Rudolph; Sydney Fye; Robert Leonard; Joseph A. Bednar; Pete Scansaroli.
We also have landscaping stones for donation of $75 and they are placed in the landscaping in honor or in memory:
Honor, Mr. & Mrs. Robert "Chip" Anderson, 60th Wedding Anniversary; Samuel L. & Florence L. Nicol; Class of 1959; Class of 1957; Wm. & Marie Strapple; Sam & Anna Anodide; Michelle, Stephanie, Annamary Veltre; Bob & Mary Rudolph; Nanty Glo Businessman Joseph D. LaMantia, wife, Adelaide, children Joseph A., Francis T., Robert D. LaMantia; Nick & Barbara Kozlovac, Local 1386 U.M.W.A.; Catholic War Veterans, John B. Mosso Post 1682 & Ladies Auxiliary, 1950-2002; Joseph J. & Frances M. & Greg J. Bednar.
We have bricks engraved for the sidewalks around the gazebo for $25 donation.
Ronald P. Brown; Anthony W. Zarenko; Grembi Family; Wm. E. Pearce; Mirko Paskowski; Patrick McGlynn; Martin "Fitch" Kupchella; Steve Bender, Jr.; B.P.B.E.B.; Mr. & Mrs. Stew Gailey; Robert Russell; Tom Kupchella & Carol Kupchella; Helen V. Clouser; Joe & Linda DiPaolo; Louis J. Gebacz; Wm. Leonard & Rose Leonard; Sidney Fye; Lillian G. Commons & Russell J. Commons; Mark Hoskins, Sr.; George E. Hill; Michael F. Bichko, Sr.; Joseph Previte; Rodger Lanzendorfer family; Steve Novotny; Rev. & Mrs. Donald Simpson; Edwin Johnson; Mayme Johnson; John Travis; Margaret E. Travis; Waneva Kupchella; Thomas I. Johnson; Homer & Marguerita Johnson; William R. Walker; Peter P. Olsavsky, Sr.; John Puruczky, Local Union 1386; Michael T. Paskowski; John Furnari, Local Union 1386; John J. "Jiggs" McDermott; Mary & Ivar Johnson; Ernest L. Peterman & Virginia Peterman; Alex Kankula; Lawrence Dugan; John Puruczky; Joe Scansaroli; Clyde Kerr; Charles J. Simmers; Stephen J. Kovach; B.V.B.P.W. 6-10-2002; George Scaife; James R. Noble, Sr.; George Schwenebraten; Domineck Gelotte; Harry McCullough; Charles McCullough; Everett McCullough; Alvin McCullough; Margaret Ross; Helen Olstein.
This concludes all of our engraving at this time.
The gazebo is finished with just a few minor details to do before winter. We decorated our town with cornstalks/bows, wooden pumpkins, and fall flowers in the flower boxes. We plan to decorate for Christmas in November.
Barbara Leidy, chairperson Nanty Glo Boro Beautification