Our Family

Francis House resident and caretaker
The Francis House family of caregivers includes staff members, volunteers and other health care agency professionals. Our first priority is the comfort of our residents. Our caregivers provide love and support while addressing the physical needs of each resident. Our caregivers are trained home-health aides and certified nursing assistants. They are present 24-hours a day. Our caregivers provide love and support while addressing the physical needs of each resident.
Francis House administrators

OUR ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF:

Nancy Light, BSN, RN, MPS, Executive Director, oversees the operations of the house, communicates with the public and is liaison with outside medical care providers.

Rea Carver, Volunteer Coordinator, ensures that the houses are staffed by volunteers and maintained in a homelike manner. She ensures volunteers’ and residents’ needs are met.

Liz Haahr, Menu Coordinator, plans and coordinates all resident meals.

Colleen Haggerty, Business Manager, oversees office operations and resident accounts.

Sally Manahan, RN, MSN, Resident Care Coordinator, oversees care for our residents. She is liaison with outside medical care providers, Francis House staff and volunteers.

Beth Lynn Hoey, CFRE, Director of Development, oversees all development, fundraising and public relations activities.

Adrienne Kelley, Special Events and Development, oversees special events and other fundraising activities.

Sister Colette Walter, Household Coordinator, ensures that our homes are comfortable, clean and safe for our residents and family members.

Colleen Wager, Office Assistant, assists with development and household activities

Lesa Wiedemeier, Executive Assistant, oversees office operations.

Francis House Board of Directors

Maureen Drescher, Chair

Stephen Block

Barbara Carranti

Dennis DePerro

Heather Hennigan

Todd Klaben

Matt Lumia

Patrick Murphy

Kirk Narburgh

Sister Kathleen Osbelt

Peter Rhodes

Sister Maria Salerno

Nancy Skahen

Benjamin Sio, Ex-Officio

Nancy Light, Executive Director

Auxiliary of Francis House Directors

Roxanne Kopecky, President

Kathleen Conway

Mary Currell

Patte DeStaffan

Lisa Dimiceli

Nancy Detor

Holly Dowd

Dawn Falge

Ellie Grooms

Catherine Haley

Barbara Houk

Mary Jane Lowery

Kristin Mancuso

Nancy Marsden

Cheryl Maxian

Betsy McLane

Carol Pietraszek

Louise Sessa

Francie Smith

Dorothy Wagner

Advisors

Sister Kathleen Osbelt

Beth Lynn Hoey

Nancy Light