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.