Ingalls Honors Long-Time Employees


(December, 2014)

Contact: Kimberly Garrison
Ingalls Marketing Communications

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Dec. 19, 2014



Ingalls Health System recently honored long-time employees at a special recognition luncheon Dec. 9. In all, 41 employees contributed a whopping 1,435 years of service combined!

Leading the pack in longevity was Betty Plovanic of Hazel Crest. Plovanic, who works in the hospital’s Radiology department, was honored for 45 years of service.

Employees honored for 40 years of service were: Kevin Brill of Oak Forest; Denise Felus of Schererville, Ind.; Diane Ferracane of Homewood; Judith Genovese of Dyer, Ind.; Thelma Gordon of Country Club Hills; Laurie Pohrte of Frankfort; and Janet Richwalski Janes of Thornton.

Thirty-five year Ingalls honorees were: Bert Alexander of University Park; Janis Alexander of Matteson; Sandra Bodza of Thornton; Jacqueline Brown Biloche of Hammond, Ind.; Phrondale Clark of Harvey; Kathleen Dethomas of St. John, Ind.; Sue Ebbens of South Holland; Julie Gerard of Oak Forest; Jean Harroun of Frankfort; Debra Herman of Wilmington; Josephine Hodur of Homewood; Debra Hughes of Chicago; Joan Millender of Park Forest; Ellen O’Neil of Hammond, Ind.; Joan Reardon of Oak Lawn; Leslie Spratt of Homewood; Audrey Vlasvich of Tinley Park; Joann Wattman of Michigan City, Ind.; and Cindi Wilson of New Lenox.

Thirty-year Ingalls honorees were: Theodore Bloch of Chicago; Patricia Byrne of St. John, Ind.; Juanita Cortez of Frankfort; Elsa Irwin of Chicago Heights; Debra Kirner of Crete; Sandra Michaluk of Frankfort; Heidi Pfeiffer of Joliet; Lynn Sartori of Lansing; Carolyn Short of Matteson; Debra Van Schepen of South Holland; Jenine White of Posen; and Roberta Wright of Woodridge.