2005-10-21 / Community

St.Rose of Lima Celebrates ‘A Night of Roses’


St. Rose of Lima celebrated its 14th annual dinner dance, “A Night of Roses,” last Thursday night at Russo’s On the Bay. Guests enjoyed a night of fine food and great music (thanks to DJ Teddy). Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, at podium, congratulates the evening’s honorees, from Pheffer’s right, Barbara Hodorowski, Marilyn Cheeseboro, Bridget Gorman Murphy, Jeanne and Donald Sautner, Tony Amato and his wife, JoAnn Shapiro. Pheffer joined the party after celebrating Yom Kippur with her family. St. Rose of Lima celebrated its 14th annual dinner dance, “A Night of Roses,” last Thursday night at Russo’s On the Bay. Guests enjoyed a night of fine food and great music (thanks to DJ Teddy). Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, at podium, congratulates the evening’s honorees, from Pheffer’s right, Barbara Hodorowski, Marilyn Cheeseboro, Bridget Gorman Murphy, Jeanne and Donald Sautner, Tony Amato and his wife, JoAnn Shapiro. Pheffer joined the party after celebrating Yom Kippur with her family. Father Peter D. Gillen, pastor of St. Rose, welcomes everyone to the celebration. The honorees, he said, “represent the beauty of the parish.” Father Peter D. Gillen, pastor of St. Rose, welcomes everyone to the celebration. The honorees, he said, “represent the beauty of the parish.” Honoree Bridget Gorman Murphy makes her way to the podium. Murphy has been a teacher and mentor at the parish school for nearly 30 years. Honoree Bridget Gorman Murphy makes her way to the podium. Murphy has been a teacher and mentor at the parish school for nearly 30 years. Honoree Barbara Hodorowski was called “a treasure to the entire parish.” Honoree Barbara Hodorowski was called “a treasure to the entire parish.” Donald and Jeanne Sautner were honored at this year’s “Night of Roses.” The married couple have been parishioners since 1965, and have participated in many religious education programs and liturgical opportunities. Donald and Jeanne Sautner were honored at this year’s “Night of Roses.” The married couple have been parishioners since 1965, and have participated in many religious education programs and liturgical opportunities. Honoree Marilyn Cheeseboro gave everyone a big laugh when she “accidentally” unraveled a speech that was pages and pages long and joked that it was actually Father Gillen’s sermon. Honoree Marilyn Cheeseboro gave everyone a big laugh when she “accidentally” unraveled a speech that was pages and pages long and joked that it was actually Father Gillen’s sermon. Assemblywoman Pheffer congratulates Tony Amato. Assemblywoman Pheffer congratulates Tony Amato. Patrick Longalong and Rosa Granda strut their stuff. Patrick Longalong and Rosa Granda strut their stuff. Assemblywoman Pheffer with honorees Donald and Jeanne Sautner. Assemblywoman Pheffer with honorees Donald and Jeanne Sautner. Time for the Electric Slide. Time for the Electric Slide.

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