Proclamation from the city of Euclid for hirer contributions to the City of Euclid Adult Women’s Softball. After playing many years in the recreation women’s league, she organized the Vintage Players in 2005. The Vintage Players is open to women 45 years of age and older. The first year there were 24 ladies playing, in 2016 there are 108 ladies playing. Many of these ladies also participate in various senior women’ s softball tournaments throughout the year. Players are looking forward to participating in the 2017 National Senior Games in Birmingham, AL. Fischlin has also been honored by the Benjamin Rose foundation – selected as a ‘Mythbuster’ in 2013, proving a person can be active at any age. In 2014, she was inducted into the Ohio Senior Olympic Hall of Fame for her contributions as a player and promoter of the Senior Games.
Cheryl and Gary Gwynn of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 4, 2016.
They were united in marriage June 4, 1966 at First English Lutheran Church in Wheeling.
Cheryl Gwynn worked at Wheeling and St. Clairsville clinics for 20 years.
Gary Gwynn served two tours in Vietnam with the Navy and was a pharmaceutical sales representative for 15 years.
Together, they started and ran Gwynn Advertising in Wheeling for more than 30 years.
They are the parents of three children. The family includes Gary of Wheeling, Amy (Jason) of Virginia Beach, Va., and Angel (JJ) of Lewisburg, Pa. They have 13 grandchildren.
Margene Schmeichel Thomas, formerly of Chester, N.J., died on Monday afternoon July 20, 2015, at her home in Enfield, N.H.
Margene was born in Wheeling, WV, on June 22, 1944. She was the first of three daughters of Eugene and Margaret Schmeichel.
Margene attended Triadelphia High School in Wheeling, WV, graduating 1962. She then continued on to West Liberty University in West Liberty where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1966.
She met and married her husband, Keith, in June 1967. They moved to Chester, NJ and began building their home and family in 1968.
After raising three children, Margene went to work at Dun & Bradstreet in 1985, where she climbed the corporate ladder from part-time sales consultant to full- time sales manager. When she retired in July 2006, she and her husband were able to finish building their new home on Lake Mascoma. They moved permanently to Enfield in June 2013.
Margene had an abundance of energy and a tireless ability to work most days she could be found either working in the gardens or on her home.
In addition, she enjoyed walking with her friends, playing Mahjong and spending time with her three grandchildren. She always loved to be surrounded by friends and family.
Margene was predeceased by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Keith Thomas of Enfield, N.H.; her three children, daughter, Heather Comfort of Fairfield, CT, son, Dr. Matthew Thomas of Minocqua, WI., daughter, Holly Landsittel of Wayland, MA; her beloved grand children, Maya, Steven and Ryan; and her two sisters, Donna Silberstrom of Colorado and Cindy McMasters of Ohio.
Judy (McConn) Fischlin was inducted into the Ohio Senior Olympics Hall of Fame on June 29, 2014. Judy received the Meritorious Award for promoting senior Olympics in Northeast Ohio. She organized a women’s 45+ softball groups in 2005 – the group had 24 players that year, the group has grown to over 70 and continues to grow each year. She has encouraged others to become active in the Senior Games participating in a variety of activities. Not only does she encourage others to participate, she is an active participant herself. Local, regional,state,national games, the Huntsman Games and various softball tournaments throughout the country.