BC: Happy 50th Birthday, Mommers! *You age like a fine wine* Love Always, Brooke
FC: Daughter * Sister * Mother * Wife * Friend * Leader | June
1: Special thanks to all those who contributed time, pictures, information, memories, and most importantly loving thoughts to help make this book possible!
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3: How can one put into words just how amazing you are, Mom.... Well, let me tell you, it has been no simple feat. This book is only a sample of how much you are admired, and how you have touched the lives of those around you. However, I hope it serves to remind you today of some fond memories you have shared over the years, and communicates to you how special you truly are! As a daughter, a sister, a mother, a wife, a friend, and finally as a leader, you have left your footprints on the hearts of those who know you; because, to know you is to love you. I love you Mommers, Happy 50th! Brooke
4: "Daughters are angels sent from above to fill our heart with never ending love." | Daughter * Sister * Mother * Wife * Friend * Leader
5: June noun 1. the Bug. 2. dedicated; sticks to the target until the goal is reached. 3. intelligent. © Steve Hirschmugl (Dad) | "I remember... the day you were moving into your new home and I had the honor of helping. While we were cleaning the rug in the dining room you came up and gave me a big hug and said you loved me. It was a glowing moment that I cherish." - Carol Ward
6: "A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, and a golden thread to the meaning of life." | Daughter * Sister * Mother * Wife * Friend * Leader
8: June noun 1. inspiring; has a 'Golden Heart'; helps everyone around her shine and be the best they can be; has a lovely home and family. 2. admirable; honorable. 3. caring; compassionate; friendly; has a cheerful face that is her trademark; loyal; loves her family unconditionally; sweet; has a sincere soul. 4. attractive; beautiful. 5. resourceful. 6. dedicated; focused; passionate; persistent; perserverant; able to forge ahead through life gracefully; productive. 7. courageous. © The Hirschmugl Siblings
9: "I remember sharing vacation times together; in Wisconsin, at Chincoteague and down on the Outer Banks. What great times to kick back and relax. It's a shame that we don't live close enough to share weekend barbecues." - Ken Hirshmugl | "I remember you when you were the baby for a long time and how you were always the 'little blonde cutie'. An now, I admire you and think of you as someone who has faced difficult times and made it into something positive. Happy Birthday June!!!! Fifty is FABULOUS!!!!" - Ann Dimarco
10: "I remember... *... getting together on an annual basis over the past ten years. We have been privileged to host your daughters and see you in them. *...our trip to Disney World. It was such a sunny respite in the middle of winter and lifted our spirits high. It was a special week dedicated to connecting with eachother and doing silly things like cutting out snowflakes and hanging out at the pool." - Lisa Hirschmugl-Stein | "I love the way my sister June is always so practical and grounded. And I love her smiling face whenever I have the pleasure of her company. - Mary Hirshmugl
11: "I remember... *...all the days on the dock suntanning for hours and hours on Canandaigua Lake. *...bike riding, oysters, and beer on Sanibel Island with Connie and Merilee. *...the bottle of Cline that we shared the day that Brooke was joining the Hirschmugl/Lyman Household." - Carol Hirschmugl | "I remember... *...growing up on the on the lake, sunbathing on the dock, and in Cape Cod. *... we got to sunbathe again in Disneyworld with the kids, and on Sanibel Island! *...and I will never forget the first all-nighter I had – with you and your friends! The music, the laughter, and the skinny dipping! - Connie Tommerdahl
12: Daughter * Sister * Mother * Wife * Friend * Leader | "A mother is she who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take."
14: June noun 1. 'My' Mom. 2. caring; loving; always there for me, Brooke, and David when we have our problems. 3. wonderful. © Deanna Castle | June noun 1. Mom. 2. benevolent; affectionate. 3. devoted; ambitious; always strives to be the best she can be. © David Schaeffer | June noun 1. Mommers. 2. wise; honest; always right, without having to say 'I told you so'. 3. beautiful, inside and out. © Brooke Schaeffer
15: "I remember... points in my life when I was questioning where I have been and wondering where to go; I sat down with you and you pointed me in a direction that I would not have seen without your guidance. I just wanted to let you know that I have not forgotten all of the wise words you shared with me." - David | "I remember... how you would make my teddy bear move his head and talk to me in a high-pitched voice to cheer me up whenever I was feeling sad, mad, or sick when I was younger. It never failed!" - Brookie | "I remember... when you surprised me on my Birthday with Chewy. We were getting ready to leave for the store and you asked me to go get your coat upstairs. And when I picked up your coat, there he was!" - Dee
16: Daughter * Sister * Mother * Wife * Friend * Leader | "A happy wife is a happy life."
17: June noun 1. Honey. 2. hardworking; fun, most of the time. 3. loving; NOT a nagging wife. © Scott Castle | "I remember... our first dinner at where 'The Thirsty Turtle' is now. All of the events/dates we've shared together April 1995, Thanksgiving 1995, August 9th, 1996, and January 21st, 1996." - Scott Castle
18: Daughter * Sister * Mother * Wife * Friend * Leader | "A friend is someone who reaches for your hand and touches your heart."
19: "I remember... you and I sitting in my hot tub, drinking Asti Spamti and eating strawberries.....just laughing and enjoying ourselves." - Deb Bilotta | June noun 1. kind. 2. never judges. 3. always tries to look at things from a positive perspective. © Laurie Bartholomew Schaefer | June noun 1. hardworking. 2. loyal; dedicated to your family, friends and the company. 3. smart. © Kathi Simmons
20: Daughter * Sister * Mother * Wife * Friend * Leader | J | C | "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."
22: "I remember... *...the employee we shared supervision of that decided that June was "bad cop" and I was "good cop" (still don't know why, we fired her together). *...all the times I knew I could go to you and talk; share some scoops and get your advice about things. *...when we were involved in the great "stuff something up the airconditioning duct" caper, (You know what I mean, June!!!)". - Maureen Osborne | "I remember... when FLVNS introduced Homeworks to our staff. I mistakenly clicked process and all 300 plus orders printed. Your immediate reaction was to hold your face in your hands with the most frightening look on your face. However, your first words were, 'There are very few errors that cannot be fixed'. My punishment for my error was to delete all 300 plus orders one by one!" - Joyce Sorce | June noun 1. OFA, generally stands for 'Office of the Aging', but in this case it means 'Our Fearless Administrator'. 2. newest member of the AARP club. 3. patient; supportive. 4. Polar Plunge caped-crusader. © John Lorenzetti
23: "I remember... the day I dozed off in a Senior Management Meeting in which we were reviewing a power point presentation. I heard some giggling and realized "opps" I was snoozing." - Cheryl Terryberry | June noun 1. driven; has the ambition and ability to look forward in order to bring the agency to where it needs to be. 2. fair. 3. customer-oriented. © Michele Wheeler | June noun 1. determined; driven; tenacious. 2. intelligent. 3. patient. © Laura Bouwens | "I remember... the time you came into my office and said, 'I think I swallowed the prong off of a plastic fork'. We were all very scared at the time when it happened and concluded that I should take you to the ER. And once we knew you were alright we had a good laugh over the situation!" - Margaret Wiant