Autumn View Honors Veteran Thelma Sardina

Autumn View Honors Veteran Thelma Sardina

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Thelma (Williamson) Sardina was born on September 29, 1922 in Philadelphia, PA. She served for three years in the Navy as a radio operator during World War II. Her tenure ended in 1945 and she retired at the rank of 2nd class radioman. As a highlight to her service, she was invited several years ago to take part in an Honor Flight to Washington, DC. As a civilian, Thelma worked as a secretary at Frontier High School. She has been a volunteer at The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg for 34 years and has been recognized as a volunteer of the year by the facility in 1996 and 1999. In 2013, she was presented with the Presidential Award by past President Barack Obama. She has two children and resides in Lakeview.

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