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Julie Reinhart
Office: 419-436-6621
Cell: 419-340-2455

ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital Honors 2013 Retirees

posted on: 12/23/2013


ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital honored 2013 retirees at a luncheon on Dec. 17. Pictured (left to right): Sue Harber, Lynne Hunker, Roi Ann Rouser, Peg Frankart, Linda Bali, Linda Emerine, Melissa Whitmer, Brenda Long, and Dean Smith. Not pictured:

FOSTORIA, OHIO, December 20 – ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital hosted a retirement celebration on Dec. 17 to recognize 2013 retirees. Eleven employees were honored at the luncheon in the hospital’s lower level conference center.

Together, these individuals boast 350 years of service to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital and the Fostoria community.

Linda Bali, RN, outpatient surgery: 25 years of service

Linda Emerine, RN, MBA, director, quality: 35 years of service

Peg Frankart, RN, BSN, MBA, vice president, patient care: 35 years of service

Sue Harber, RN, utilization review: 23 years of service

Lynne Hunker, RN, emergency: 38 years of service

Brenda Long, environmental services: 27 years of service

Rod McCune, RRT, cardiopulmonary: 33 years of service

Roi Ann Rouser, RN, med/surg/ICU: 43 years of service

Dean Smith, MT, manager, laboratory: 41 years of service

Vicki Welly, North Central Women’s Health Center: 19 years of service

Melissa Whitmer, health information services: 31 years of service

During the retirement celebration, Tom Borer, chief operating officer, ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, acknowledged the contributions of these outstanding employees. “Although we are all called to health care for different reasons, you should all be very proud of the impact you’ve made on the lives of others,” said Tom Borer. “May you be blessed in retirement in return for the many sacrifices you and your families have made over the years to ensure patients and visitors were well cared for. Congratulations!”

For more information about ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, visit www.promedica.org/fostoria.


ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital is a member of Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica, a mission-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization formed in 1986. ProMedica has more than 14,300 employees and nearly 1,700 physicians – with more than 400 healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians. Its 11 hospitals and more than 306 facilities offer comprehensive diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties in heart and vascular, oncology, orthopaedics, neurology, and women and pediatric services. ProMedica’s mission is to improve health and well-being, with a strong focus on wellness and clinical excellence, as well as innovative, community advocacy programs that address health-related issues such as hunger and obesity. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org.