Edna Simmons will turn 100 years old on October 9th…

EDNA SIMMONS will turn 100 years old on October 9th. Edna was born in Goshen, in 1913, to the late Thordie and Sarah (Rhodes) Briggs. Cards may be sent to her in care of Park Village, 1525 Crater Ave., Room 14H, Dover Ohio, 44622. An open house is also planned on October 5th from 1:30-3:30 in the lower dining room of Park Village.
Siblings of Edna’s were Bessie Maple, Jessie McGuyrt, Olive Varnes, George Briggs, Norman Briggs, Veneta Hawk, Mildred Lake and Otis Briggs. Edna enjoys the activities at Park Village, especially playing Bingo and Bunco and the annual picnic that is held in September. She also enjoys attending church picnics with nieces Myrna (Lake) Holderbaum and Darleen (Lake) Imer and attending the Haven of Rest banquet that is held at the Carlisle House in Walnut Creek each October. She has been a member of Sharon Moravian Church in Tuscarawas for over 77 years.

logoOwner of the popular Gervasi Winery at Canton is Ted Swaldo, a former resident of Goshen. He is a son of the late Gene and Mary Gervasi Swaldo and has several brothers and sisters and many cousins living in this area.
Some of the starts for grapes at the winery were obtained at the Berlendis farm at Wainwright. The vineyard there was started over 100 years ago. Ted was accompanied there by his brother, Dean Swaldo, and other relatives.

Goshen Community Picnic and Reunion – September 8, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

GOSHEN- The annual Goshen Picnic and Reunion is set for September 8, beginning at 1:30 p.m. It will be held at the Goshen Community Church of the Nazarene Hall, on David Rd. near the Zeisberger Cemetery. Those attending should bring a covered dish, soft drinks and any Goshen memorability they would like to share.  Plates, napkins and plastic silverware will be provided.

Note: This is for anyone who has ever has a connection with Goshen!