|A Lifetime of Love ...
There’s a sense of comfort in the home of Willard and Evelyn Werkheiser. Their Wind Gap, Pa., farmhouse holds so much of all they cherish. There they have each other and decades of memories of raising their children at the foot of the picturesque Pocono Mountains.
|A Love Story That Never Fades
When Eugenia Eden was a young woman, summers in the Poconos were a way of life. She’d make the trip from New York City to visit family and enjoy the lifestyle of Pennsylvania’s up-and-coming resort region. Little did she know that a chance meeting at a local swimming hole would be the start of a cherished love story—a love story about the man she would marry and the place she would ultimately make her home.
|Turning Grief Into Giving
Twelve years later, Patricia J. Snyder still struggles to piece together the words that describe the incomprehensible loss of her son Sheldon: angering, unfair, heartbreaking. No mother should ever have to lay her child to rest, says the 80-year-old Catasauqua, Pa., resident.
|A Scholarship from the Heart...
It’s not easy turning something negative into a positive. Such was the case for William “Bing” McNulty ’62. The untimely death of a college friend was a shock, but with it came a renewed look at keeping life’s priorities in perspective. It also provided Bing the inspiration to create a tribute that would benefit generations of East Stroudsburg University students to come.
|Creating a Legacy for the Love of Her Life
Trudy and Jake ’61 Piatt met on a blind date—the independent woman and business education teacher meeting the multisport coach, teacher, and dedicated bachelor. But they hit it off right away—both knowing that they had found their soul mate and spouse.
|Former ESU Coach Reaches Goal Line with Football Scholarship
In 1959, Jack Gregory ’52, an accomplished athlete and physical education graduate, began a storied career as a football coach for ESU. His tenure was punctuated by his teams winning 80.6% of their games with an impressive record of 49-11-2. In 1962 his team won the PSAC Eastern Division and played in the state championship game, bringing home the PSAC Championships in 1964.
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