Local Woman Presents Play In Memory Of Her Late Mother
Each year since Dec. 22, 1975, local resident Alma Berlot has presented a play, “Keeping Christ in Christmas” to nursing home residents at nursing homes in the area in memory of her mother, Elizabeth Salvadore, who was killed by a drunk driver three days before Christmas. At this year’s presentation at Guardian Nursing Home, Sheatown, Newport Twp., at right, are presenters Keri Lushefski, portraying the Blessed Mother, holding Kenna, portraying the Baby Jesus, and Peter Babetski, portraying St. Joseph. Portraying angels, at left, were Luke Nearhouse, in the carriage; first row, from left, are Skye Percival, Emmie Shea, Gracie Shea, and Charlotte Kosch. Second row: Santa Claus (Joan Prestash); Julianna Percival, Sophia Shea, Alma Berlot, directress of the Make Someone Happy Group, and Richard Shudak. Carolyn Klein is activities director for Guardian Nursing Home, Sheatown.