NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital Honors Employees for Years of Service at Recognition Ceremony

May 18, 2012

Cortlandt Manor, NY

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Few people can say that they’ve never missed a day of work for an entire year, but there are 223 people at NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital who can.

Employees at NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital were honored on May 15 for their years of service to the Hospital, some putting in more than 45 years on the job. Two hundred and twenty-three of the Hospital’s 1,200 employees were also honored for perfect attendance.

Hudson Valley Hospital President John Federspiel said that there are few companies that can boast about such perfect attendance. "You should all be proud," said Federspiel, speaking to employees at the Hospital’s annual Service Awards Ceremony. "To have such a high percentage of our workforce with perfect attendance speaks to the great culture here as well as the dedication of our employees."

Below are the names of employees serving 25 years or more:

45 Years
Virginia Salvati, 4 South

40 years

Linda Webber, Intensive Care Unit;
Constance Vitolo, Methadone Clinic
Jessie Bosco, Receiving and Storeroom.

35 years

Carole Hughes, 4 south

Karen Cortese, Methadone Clinic

Margaret Curley, Nursing administration

Anna Slempa, Nursing administration

Martha Gohlke, Surgical services

30 years
Catherine Nittoli, 3 south

Joan Clare, Food & Nutrition

Kathryn Gudim, Women's Imaging

25 years

Rosalie Hermanowski, 3 South

Patricia Zubradt, 3 South

Veronica Smart, 4 South

Myrna Bacdayan, Emergency Department

Maria Murnane, Food & Nutrition

Hermina Belin, Laboratory

Sharon Edelstein, Laboratory

Carmen Ortiz, Surgical Services

NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the community and to providing quality, comprehensive medical care in a compassionate, professional, respectful manner, without regard to race, religion, national origin or disease category. Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic treatment, education and preventive services, the Hospital is committed to improving the quality of life in the community. In fulfilling this mission, the Hospital will strive to continuously improve the care provided and develop and offer programs, facilities, systems and alliances that most effectively respond to community health care needs. NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital is located on Route 202 (1980 Crompond Road) in Cortlandt Manor, New York. Call 914-737-9000 or visit