Southcoast Health honors employees with 40 or more years of service at annual Employee Service Recognition Banquet

SWANSEA, Mass. — Southcoast Health honored 1,193 employees with significant service milestones, including 65 employees with 40 or more years of service, at its annual Employee Recognition Banquet tonight at the Venus de Milo in Swansea.

“Your years of service and devotion have helped make Southcoast what it is today — a thriving healthcare system, striving to make the community healthy and keep the community healthy both within our walls and beyond,” said Keith A. Hovan, President & CEO of Southcoast Health, in an address to employees during the event.

Southcoast Health recognizes its employees service milestones at five-year intervals of continuous service based on date of hire. Employees from across the Southcoast Health system, including its three acute-care hospitals — Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford and Tobey Hospital in Wareham — and the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), were honored at the event.

Southcoast Health employees with service milestones of 40 or more years include:

55 years of service

Gerard Lavoie

50 years of service

John Gonsalves
Linda Mello
Kathleen Encarnacao
Samuel Galvam
Ida Souza

45 years of service

Laura Cordeiro
Claudette Costa
Kathleen Doherty
Janet Scanlon
Sheila St. George
Lois Wilding
Diane Garbetti
Donna Sassone
Michelle Coulombe
Rosemary Gallagher
Donna Magilton
Ann Mccarthy
Joanne Rebello
Sharon Rochon
Beth Sylvia
Ann Telesmanick
Debra Ladd
Louise Loiselle
Pauline Vallee
Sheila Hutchison
Gail Marum

40 years of service

Anita Franco
David Rodrigues
Sharlene Mcgovern
Marie Aguiar
Susan Arey
Catherine Weiland
Elizabeth Dayton
Gail Enos
Theresa Monteiro
Carol Saucier
Jeffrey Walker
Sheila Beausoleil
David Despres
William Botelho
Michelle Brouns
Sandra Furtado
Valerie Viveiros
Angela Mello
Janice Tinkham
Robert Duval
Jamie Bouchard
James Gurney
Linda Mackenzie
Maria Medeiros
Joseph Pires
Debra Thosz Ferreira
Sandra Mathieu
Joyce Bippus
Janine Fontaine
Paul Freitas
Paul Ouellette
Isaura Ferreira
Matthew Flynn
Diane Kitchin
Jayne Wilson
Robert Crepeau
Donna Felix
Ann Holden