NEW HARTFORD — Hospice & Palliative Care welcomed the graduates of its most recent volunteer training class in Herkimer.
The 16 graduates are Lori Bascom, Christopher Buttiglieri, Ann Cough and Jacqueline Paladino from New Hartford; Oare Beyah and Zulia Martin from Utica; Terry Cognetto and Kim Stanier from Barneveld; Linda Ahern from Ilion; Marilyn Capuana from Sauquoit; Darlene Knight from Clinton; Susan Miller from New York Mills; Karen Noble from Herkimer; Patricia Riddell from Dolgeville; Barbara Scarpino from Oriskany Falls and Patty Vail from Little Falls.
Volunteers provide support to patients and families in the patients’ home or a nursing home, assist in the Siegenthaler Center and the Hospice office, provide bereavement support and assist in fundraising activities.
Hospice volunteer training will take place in the spring. Call Kate Doran at Hospice & Palliative Care at 735-6487, ext. 240, for more information.