Villa Marie Claire

Compassionate and Comforting Care


Amy McCambridge

Rescued Horses and End-of-Life Care

Jody McCambridge wanted to see the mustangs just one more time. The visits with them had touched her...

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Fifer Woods

Talking, Sharing and Grieving

Dave and Fifer Woods had made their plans. After 42 years of marriage, they agreed that when Dave’s eye cancer...

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Janice O'Brien

Feisty Once Again

Janice O'Brien spent 38 years in nursing, a smart, competent, compassionate nurse tasked with caring for...

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Esther Baker

From Volunteering to End of Life with Dignity

In their 60 years of marriage, Paul and Esther Baker didn't think much about hospice care until...

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Norman "David" Atkinson

Beating the Odds for a Life of Giving

Norman "David" Atkinson's parents looked at their young son and saw only his potential and what...

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Terrence McCabe (Dan McCabe, Terrence's son)

A Stream of Visitors for a Wise Man

Terrence McCabe had lived a long life, filled with family, friends, drive and purpose. So when he didn't have...

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Teri Furr

A Life with Passion

It would be easy to say that Teressa "Teri" Furr's passion was acting. Or singing. After all, she performed...

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Chuck Mihalik

Hot Dogs, Cars and Polka Music

Chuck Mihalik was craving some deep-fried eats from Rutt's Hut, the last hot dog mecca in Clifton...

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Beth Sengson Viapiano

Comfort and Family

More than 30 people came to see Beth Sengson Viapiano over three purposeful days. There were...

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Dave Woods

Not Wasting His Cancer

Dave Woods is more than three years into his fight against choroidal melanoma, a rare life-threatening...

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Sandi Klein

Feeling At Home at Villa Marie Claire

Jerry Klein had been back in the hospital, this time in isolation, for about two months...

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Anthony Giannella

United through it all

Ron Giannella didn't want to hear that his father, Anthony Giannella, needed hospice care...

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Wesley Grove

Villa was his port in the storm

Wesley and Zsusza Grove had a storm raging around them and they needed some type of mooring...

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Raymond Hopp

A true gentleman

In what would be the last weeks of his life, Raymond Hopp was in the hospital and so agitated he asked...

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Richard Laguna

At the End, Beauty and Comfort

Richard Laguna served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and then worked as a delivery man for a good...

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Nadine Reistetter

A loving sister

More than anything, Nadine Reistetter's family didn't want her to be alone. She had cancer that...

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