1978; Winter 2019

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Kathryn Brown Sandifer

Hello, Class!

Tonya Thomas Finton writes After 35 years in the Washington DC area, Tim and I are moving to Richmond VA where our oldest son lives.  My husband Tim retired this year so the time is right.  We already have lots of friends there and are excited about this new chapter.  I know there are some Hood alums in the Richmond area and I look forward to finding them.  We are just off 95, anybody passing thru Richmond is welcome to stop by!

I am now in my second year on Hood’s Board of Trustees.  I love being on the campus and meeting current students.  Tim and I attended our 40th reunion at Hood in June, it was wonderful seeing so many classmates.  Particularly special was spending the day with Brenda Hughart Payseure ‘79 and Jorja Notargiacomo Stark ‘78.

I hope everyone who came, and those unable to make this one, will plan to come to our 50th in 9 years!

Renee Kramer wanted all to know;   I was probably the oldest member of our graduating class, and all I have to report is that I am happy to say that I am still here!

Good luck in your quest for more information from our classmates.  I will look forward to reading the result of your efforts!

Janice Imhoff Hirneisen shared that she retired from teaching and but still substitutes a few days a week. Love
quilting, basket making and attending grandkids sporting and school

Diane Zortman Duelfer  tells us;  she retired in September 2017 and married Jim Tice. They moved to Loveland, Colorado this past April and are loving biking, hiking and swimming.

It is absolutely beautiful. We are adapting to climbing various mountains which are steady inclines. The winds can be fierce and serve to build character! Every day is a new adventure.

Our grandchildren are in California. My daughter, Laura with husband Aquee and grandson Adeo (4) live in Redwood City.

Jim’s son Chris with wife Candace and granddaughter Eva (1) live in San Francisco. My younger daughter, Lisa, with husband Scott live in Folsom, PA.

Hello to everyone and Happy New Year!

Happy to hear from Lee Cameron Fenn!  She writes: Where to begin?  Starting my 4th year of retirement and not missing the workplace at all.  This past year Dan and I spent 77 days away from home living out of our camper with our 4 legged “kids”, Faith and lil Bear.  A lot of the trip was spent in Colorado while Dan hiked sections of the Colorado Trail.  I provided support dropping off and picking up from trailheads.  Onto some national parks, Black Canyon of the Gunnisons, Kings Canyon and Sequoia.  San Diego to check in with the in-laws.  Yosemite NP where fires were still smoldering.  Don’t know where 2019 will find our travels taking us.  Most likely out west again.

Daughter Kassie is married and residing in Windsor, PA.  She is working for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Would love to see you.

Herb and I are hoping to at least partially retire in the next year!  We hope to sail alittle more, visit family and friends and “catch up” on lots of the items on the “honey do” list!! We had a wonderful Christmas with all the kids and grandkids under one roof!  Please try to send me updated email addresses so we can stay in touch!!  Kathie “Brownie” Sandifer

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