Lights of Love - December 2021

Cornerstone VNA is pleased to present the 35th Annual Jane Cooper Fall Lights of Love Celebration – carrying on the wonderful event traditionally hosted by Frisbie Memorial Hospital (FMH) Auxiliary. Due to COVID-19, this special event took place virtually on December 1, 2021 and can be viewed below.

Jane Cooper Fall created this event in 1986 as a way to pay tribute to the people who have had a special impact on our lives. Lights of Love has continued to be an important community event due to the work of Jane and The Frisbie Memorial Hospital (FMH) Auxiliary Board, since 2020 with Cornerstone VNA.

A Special Note about Tribute Cards:
Thank you so much for being a part of our Lights of Love event. If you ordered lights and requested tribute cards to be sent, please note that they should arrive shortly. Thank you for your patience and enjoy our special event.
The video of the event will be available here throughout the holiday season.


Please click here for a list of our Lights of Love tributes.
We were delighted to receive so many tributes this year, so we truly apologize for any errors or omissions.
Please send us an email if you would like to notify us of any corrections to our tribute listing.

2021 Virtual Lights of Love Event

This Year We Pay Special Tribute To:

Jean Edgerly Saladino

Jean was a long time teacher in Rochester and very active in the community. Her dedication to community service also showed when she became the president of the Frisbie Memorial Hospital Auxiliary in the 1980s.

Jane Cooper Fall

Jane’s leadership significantly impacted the future growth of the VNAs in our region. For 27 years her vision inspired the staff providing compassionate, expert care and ultimately touching the lives of thousands.

Norma Snow

In 1913, as president of the Rochester Women’s Club, Norma Snow founded a Visiting Nurse Association (now known as Cornerstone VNA) with support from the Ladies Aide of the First Church Congregational. More than 100 years later, Norma’s passion for helping others continues to inspire us.

Helene Traill

Helene was a wonderful member of the Home Care Purple Team. Helene worked hard every day as a nurse to meet her patients’ needs and was loved by all of her patients. She truly made a difference in their lives. Helene was a pleasure to work with and  will be greatly missed by her Cornerstone VNA family.

About Cornerstone VNA:
Cornerstone VNA  is a non-profit organization proudly serving more than 40 communities in NH and Maine. The caring team of 170 staff includes doctors, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed nursing assistants, physical, occupational and speech therapists, social workers, spiritual support staff, and volunteers. They provide a wide range of specialized services including home care, palliative care, hospice, private duty services, and community care.

Thank You

to our volunteers:
Nancy Loud
Pam Verbicky
Paula Carr
Laura Davie
Glenn Dore
J.B. Cullen

to the

Wakefield Memorial Handbell Choir

for the music


Great Bay Graphics

for their support

We hope you can be a part of our Lights of Love Celebration and continue to celebrate with us for many years to come. If you would like to join our e-newsletter mailing list for this event, please fill out the form below to receive Lights of Love event updates to your inbox.

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