SPOTLIGHT ON HURLEYVILLE’S TREASURED WOMEN
March is Women’s History Month…a time to celebrate the contributions of women to culture and society.
Here are some of the women who have graciously and generously contributed to the community of Hurleyville and beyond.
Rose Barr – Educator, teacher at the Hurleyville School for 35 years, student advocate, avid bird watcher
Helen Carlson – Charter member of the Hurleyville Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary and the Hurleyville Emergency Relief Squad, President of the Hurleyville Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary, business owner
Sophie Fedun – Charter member of the Hurleyville Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary and the Luna Organization, trained in culinary arts, avid hunter
Rose Garfinkel – Business woman, resort owner, volunteer extraordinaire, foster grandmother, enthusiastic traveler
Alice Halchak – Charter member of the Hurleyville Emergency Relief Squad, member of the Hurleyville Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary, skilled cook
Florence Jacobson – Member of community organizations, music aficionado, business owner
Gail Makofsky – Ardent sports lover, adventurous traveler, accomplished cook and baker, supporter of worthy causes in the community
Virginia “Ginny” Maxwell – The “Church Lady” of the Hurleyville United Methodist Church, generous supporter of the needy, business owner
Amelia “Millie” McCarthy – Community activist, business woman, innovator in the coin machine industry, political dynamo, supporter of women’s equality and the rights of the downtrodden, enthusiastic supporter of Hurleyville-Sullivan First
Marion Salon – Business owner, involved and generous champion of the community
These women are remembered by family, friends and neighbors for their devotion to their families, their optimism, their determination, their dedication to the community and, of course, their love of Hurleyville.
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