Sister Lorita Kristufek (center) celebrates the commitment of Kathy and Stan Duncan (left)
and the recommitment of 21 years of John and Ruth Gesselberty (right).

Our religious community is supported and enhanced by a bountiful group of lay Associates, who share in our mission and charism. Some have been with us for many years, while others have only just become intimately involved in our community. We are grateful for their fellowship, friendship and commitment to our Franciscan values. They are: 

Rosalie Adducie (Allentown, Pa.)
Elva Alonzo (San Antonio, Texas)
Joanne Bedillion (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Linda Beutel (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Rose Marie Bouchard (California, Md.)
Priscilla Brekus (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Joyce Bogusky (Easton, Pa.)
Shirley Briody (Allentown, Pa.)
Janice Briggs (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Cheryl Buchlmayer (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Dolores Casteline (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Mary Helen Cerna (San Antonio, Texas)
Bob and Lisa Clay (Moon Township, Pa.)
Lynn Cosgrove (Washington, Pa.)
Camilla D'Annunzio (Allentown, Pa.)
Janie Delgado (San Antonio, Texas)
Tina Demyan (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Mike and June Doncsecz (Danielsville, Pa.)
Anna Marie and Betty Donovan (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Stanley & Kathy Duncan (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Barbara Fiedler (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Patricia Flemming (Macungie, Pa.)
Joan Foerst (Columbia, N.J.)
Mario and Armandina Garcia (San Antonio, Texas)
John and Ruth Gesselberty (Stewartstown, Pa.)
Dr. John and Cathy Giedraitis (Paradise Valley, Az.)
Bonnie Graboski (Allentown, Pa.)
Jim and Kate Guay (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Yvette Guerrero (San Antonio, Texas)
Jeff and Terry Hero (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Patricia Hydro (Jim Thorpe, Pa.)
Jeff and Nancy Kammersell (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Maryann Kearns (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Helen Keith (Bethlehem, Pa.)

Pauline Kort (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Nicole Knupsky (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Jeanne Kocian (Whitehall, Pa.)
Sylvia Kwiatek (Easton, Pa.)
Helen McComb (Allentown, Pa.)
Laurie Ann Merwin (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Barbara Miller (Northampton, Pa.)
Joan Miller (Catasauqua, Pa.)
Patricia Minford (Easton, Pa.)
Heidi Moyer (Allentown, Pa.)
Angela Murphy (Nazareth, Pa.)
Deb Neely (Coplay, Pa.)
Brian and Melody Newhard-Kirk (East Norriton, Pa.)
Betty Obies (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Margaret Parrish (Bethlehem, Pa.)
JoAnne Pekarik (Allentown, Pa.)
Sharon Penater (Allentown, Pa.)
Juan and Rose Marie Ramirez (San Antonio, Texas)
Diane Rice (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Ann Marie Romo (San Antonio, Texas)
Mercedes Saldutti (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Doreen Santia (Aliquippa, Pa.)
Ann Tabone (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Connie Taschner (Slatington, Pa.)
Mary Ann Tkacik (Beaver Falls, Pa.)
Margaret Ruiz Torres (Austin, Texas)
Charmaine Turk (Coplay, Pa.)
Gloria Upanavage (Tamaqua, Pa.)
Cristina Ventura (Bethlehem, Pa.)
Rev. Gary and Linda Walbert (Coplay, Pa.)
Bernadette Wyzkoski (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

For information about becoming an Associate, please contact
Sister Lorita Kristufek at 412-761-6004 or

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