June 2020


World War II Veteran James Shelby Honored


​World War II veteran James “Jim” Shelby was honored for his service recently at his son’s home in Mayfield Village by his Hospice of the Western Reserve (HWR) home care team. The nonprofit agency conducted a virtual veterans recognition ceremony, bringing together Mr. Shelby, his family and loved ones through the use of remote technology. Taking part in the virtual ceremony were Mr. Shelby’s daughter, Helen; his sons, Kevin and Dennis; his girlfriend Doris and her daughters Linda and Cindi. Hospice social worker Kristine Burkwood, RN Sarah Orosz and volunteer service manager Tina Thonnings were also present. 


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June 22 2020


Corporal Robert “Denny” Mooney, Sr. Honored for Distinguished Military Service


​World War II veteran and Purple Heart recipient Corporal Robert “Denny” Mooney, Sr. was recently honored for his distinguished service to the country. Approximately 20 family members gathered with Mr. Mooney on the front porch at his home in Pepper Pike for a virtual veterans recognition ceremony planned by Hospice of the Western Reserve (HWR). Volunteer Don Stark, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam as a Lance Corporal, presided over the ceremony via remote technology. Members of the hospice care team also participated.


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June 22 2020

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