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our values

Comforting Hands

Service of the Poor

Generosity in spirit, especially for persons most in need

Candle in Hands


Integrating excellence and stewardship

All Hands In


Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life



Courageous innovation



Inspiring trust through personal leadership



Affirming the joy and hope of our ministry

We envision a strong, vibrant Catholic health ministry in the United States which will lead to the transformation of healthcare. We will ensure service that is committed to health and well-being for our communities and that responds to the needs of individuals throughout the life cycle. We will expand the role of laity, in both leadership and sponsorship, to ensure a Catholic health ministry of the future.

 Thanks to the contributions and commitment of our donors, the culture of spiritually centered, high quality medical care care can continue for patients and families.  

our board officers:

Our Foundation Board of Directors consists of members of our community who understand, endorse and encourage support for the Mission and Vision of Lourdes.

John Mirabito


Michael J. Dobransky


Armond George

Vice Chairman

Chad Nixon


Robert O'Connell


Board members

  • Lee Bearsch

  • Joseph Carosella - Northeastern Striping

  • Kathy Connerton - President & CEO, Lourdes Hospital

  • Kenneth Elliott - Owner, Matco Electric

  • Charles Ellis - Ellis Brothers Furniture

  • Kurt Eshbach - Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home

  • Alfred Gorick - Gorick Construction

  • Fr. Ken Kirkman - Pastor, St. Anthony of Padua Church

  • Diran Kradjian - Kradjian Enterprises

  • Mark Lane - William H. Lane, Inc

  • William H. Lane - William H. Lane, Inc.

  • James Matthews - President & CEO, i3 Electronics

  • James Orband, Esq. - Hinman, Howard & Kattell

  • Sanjiv Patel, MD

  • James Steinmetz, MD - Broome Urological Associates

  • Shirley S. Tamulis

  • James Terzian, MD - Lourdes Hospital Pathology

  • June Wootton

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Fiscal Year 23-24


Requests Granted for Individuals



Individuals Helped

Staff members

  • Robert O'Connell

      Foundation                    President 

  • Jacqueline Maillet


      Foundation Development

  • Susan Sherrill Administrative Assistant/Data Entry

As a result of your generosity and support the Lourdes Foundation is able to raise much needed funds for various initiatives. Your support really makes a difference!

Your gift can shape our future.

Your support of The Friends of Lourdes Fund has helped our patients in many ways. For additional information, please call the Lourdes Foundation office at 607 798 5684.

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