Page 6 Thursday, July 9, 1998 The Westfield Leader and THE TIMES of Scotch Plains – Fanwood A WATCHUNG COMMUNICATIONS, INC. PUBLICATION
Miss Monica F. Ceklosky and James H. Gildea
Miss Monica F. Ceklosky To Wed James H. Gildea
Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Ceklosky of Westfield have announced the en- gagement of their daughter, Miss
Monica Faye Ceklosky, to James Hugh Gildea. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James J. Gildea, also of Westfield.
The future bride is a 1992 graduate of Westfield High School and earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Saint Peter's College in Jersey City in 1996. She is employed as an Administrative Coordinator for Systems Documentation Incorporated in Edison.
Her fiancé graduated from Westfield High School in 1988 and received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Small Business Management from the Uni- versity of Vermont at Burlington in 1992. He is employed as the Assistant Director of the Recreation Commis- sion for the Town of Westfield.
An October wedding is planned.
Patrick T. Watson and Miss Jaime A. DeChellis
Miss Jaime A. DeChellis To Marry Patrick T. Watson
Gary and Joan DeChellis of West- field have announced the engage- ment of their daughter, Miss Jaime A. DeChellis of Bedminster, to Patrick T. Watson, also of Bedminster. He is the son of Robert Watson of Franklin Township and Leslie Watson of Bardonia, New York.
A 1994 graduate of Westfield High School, the bride-elect attends Kean University in Union and is employed by Westwater Enterprises, an im- porter and craft manufacturer lo- cated in Mountainside.
The future bridegroom graduated in 1990 from St. Joseph's High School in Metuchen. He attended the University of Maryland in Col- lege Park, and is employed by CompuCare Services in Manasquan as an information technology man- ager.
The couple plan to be married in May of 1999 at St. Helen's Roman Catholic Church in Westfield. A reception will be held at Pantagis Renaissance in Scotch Plains.
Miss Audra Ciccione of Basking Ridge will be the maid of honor. The bridesmaids will include Miss Mel- issa Hommes of Manville, Miss Karen Kneisly of Gaithersburg, Maryland, Miss Romina Calabrese of Staten Island, Miss Wendy Lombardo of Berkeley Heights, and Miss Terri Haspel of Sicklerville. The flower girl will be Miss Emma Hoyle of Wilmington, Vermont.
Colin Watson of Franklin Town- ship will be the best man. The ush- ers will include Brendan Watson of Franklin Township, Gary DeChellis of Westfield, Bill Marianni of Fanwood, Scott Givens of Warren and Tom Hamaloni of Boston.
Miss Greta Wagner and Frank Nock
Miss Greta Wagner To Wed Frank Nock
Carol Jean and Norbert Wagner of Westfield have announced the en- gagement of their daughter, Miss Greta Wagner, to Frank Nock of North Plainfield. He is the son of Eileen and Frank Nock of Roselle Park.
A Westfield High School alumna, Miss Wagner graduated from West
Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania in 1989 and from Union County College in 1992. She is em- ployed as a dental hygienist in West- field.
Mr. Nock graduated from Roselle Catholic High School in Roselle, and was on active duty in the United States Marine Corps from 1988 to 1992. He has been a Reservist for the last six years, and is employed in automotive repair at Basking Ridge Getty.
The couple plan to be married in December.
Drew Vincent Born to Russos
Vincent and Christine Russo have announced the birth of their son, Drew Vincent Russo, on Saturday, May 30, at Hunterdon Medical Cen- ter in Flemington.
Drew weighed 7 pounds and 3 ounces and measured 20 inches in length at birth.
His maternal grandparents are Paul and Barbara Ranaldo of Westfield.
Drew's paternal grandparents are Matthew and Rose Russo, also of Westfield.
Tricia Nering Is Recognized By Soroptimist International
The Soroptimist International Service Organization of the Greater Westfield Area held its annual award dinner on May 6 at L'Affaire in Mountainside.
Jean Mohnahan, a Realtor with Rorden Realty, presented the "Women Helping
Women Award" to Tricia Nering of Fanwood.
She was honored that evening for her work with the Heart for Humanity char- ity organization which she started four years ago.
Ms. Nering has set up a network in the Westfield, Scotch Plains, and Fanwood area where charitable donations of food, clothing and furniture are collected and brought directly to needy women in the area.
In working with the Scotch Plains- Fanwood Welfare Department and the Interfaith Council for the Homeless, she has recently been helping homeless women with children to reestablish them- selves and helping with items which welfare benefits will not cover. Cur- rently, Heart for Humanity is helping 50 families in the area.
Heart for Humanity has set up many food, clothing and houseware drives with the help of local schools and other orga- nizations. The donations have benefited local food pantries as well as the needy.
Manor Park Chorus To Perform on July 23
The Manor Park Chorus of West- field Senior Housing, led by Eliza- beth Shea, will sing on Thursday, July 23, starting 1:30 p.m. at the Plainfield Senior Citizens Service Center, 305 East Front Street.
The center is fully wheelchair-ac- cessible and is smoke-free. Ample free parking is available in the rear of the building. Transportation can also be provided.
For more details, please call the center at (908) 753-3506.
Local Students Among Freshmen Cited at St. Peter's
John Cassolini of Fanwood, Mike Farley and Charles Maffey, both of Westfield, were among 49 freshmen honored at St. Peter's Preparatory School in Jersey City for their par- ticipation in the Freshman Ambas- sador Program at the Jesuit school.
Now in its fifth year, the program allows eighth grade boys to attend classes and socialize with students at the school by pairing them with a selected Prep Ambassador for the day.
Charles was also named an Out- standing Freshman for his academic, social and service-oriented contribu- tions to the St. Peter's Class of 2001.
LEADING THE CHORUS…The Washington Rock Girl Scout Council Chorus recently elected a slate of officers. Pictured, left to right, are: back row, Dipal Patel, Treasurer; Erin Klein, President; Rebecca Mason, Recording Secretary, and Christine Migton, Corresponding Secretary, and front row, Jessica Cunningham, Historian, and Jennie Zegan, Vice-President. Also, a sixth season of the inter-generational chorus begins and invites new members. For more information, please call (908) 232-3236.