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Sister Concetta Receives Award


Congratulations to Sister Concetta DeFelice, who received the Pioneer Award at the annual St. Gerard Place Reception and Award Ceremony hosted at St. Mary of the Angels in Williamsville on Oct. 26, 2013. The theme of this year’s event was” “A Celebration of Hope.”

Sister Concetta is one of the original foundresses of Gerard Place and has served on the Gerard Place board of directors since they opened their doors in November 2000. “Sister Concetta’s heart is with the families, children and all who come to Gerard Place for help,” said the award ceremony presenter. “She is so proud of Gerard Place. You can tell it is one of her life’s works that she genuinely cares about and for which she will do anything.”

Pictured from left, Rev. Msgr. David G. LiPuma, Community Leader Award recipient; Sister Concetta DeFelice, Pioneer Award recipient and David Zapfel, Gerard Place executive director