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Glendale residents Catherine DeLay and Margaret...

Glendale residents Catherine DeLay and Margaret McGreevy, members

of the Auxiliaries of the Knights of Malta, were honored with silver

medals for their 20 years of volunteer service at local convalescent

homes at a ceremony Jan. 18.


DeLay volunteers at Dreier’s Nursing Care and McGreevy volunteers

at Broadway Manor Convalescent Hospital. Both are leaders of teams,

consisting of other members of the Auxiliaries of the Knights of

Malta, that spend at least one day a week at their assigned


convalescent facility for 10 months out of the year.

The women were both given silver medals that came from Rome,

inscribed with “Military Order of Malta Well Deserved” on one side

and the Maltese Cross on the other. The medals were presented at a

ceremony at Incarnation Church, followed by a luncheon at La Fontana


The Knights of Malta is an order with a 900-year-old tradition of

aiding the sick, poor and aged throughout the world.


Robin Gage, the daughter of Barry and Tracy Gage of La

Crescenta, was awarded a bachelor’s degree in education from Pacific

Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash., in December.

She earned her teaching credential for the state of Washington and

will return to La Crescenta in June to pursue her education at Cal

State Los Angeles.