I applaud the great article on Katie York. Being one of the seniors who have benefited from her endeavors and one of the many volunteers who have worked with Katie, I can say that Montclair seniors have lost a great friend.

Katie has true respect for seniors. Her work ethic is one of collaboration and partnership. Her attitude is not one that asks “What can we do for seniors?” or “What can we give to seniors?” but “How how can we work with seniors to enhance their lives, which then enhances the entire community?”

I hope that the senior programs that she has helped establish not only continue but maintain their high quality.

I know it’s a cliché, but I truly wish Katie great success and happiness in her future endeavors. Farewell, Katie.

Augusta Ellen Madyun


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