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Soricelli retires from Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home

The Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home marked the end of an era on Friday, Dec. 15 with the retirement of long-time administrator Roger Soricelli after 15 years.

Soricelli, a Java Center resident, has more than three decades’ experience in healthcare administration. He began his time at the Jennie B. Richmond Nursing Home in 2002 following roles in Batavia, Malone, Olean and Florida. He earned a bachelor of arts in economics at SUNY Fredonia and a master of arts in administration and leadership at SUNY Plattsburgh.

As the landscape for skilled nursing and longterm care has evolved, Soricelli helped the Jennie B. move with it. An example of this was the development of a short-term rehabilitation program.

“My wife Margo and I have both had very satisfying careers,” Soricelli shared. “Now we are looking forward to spend a lot of time spoiling our grandchildren.”

An announcement regarding the new administrator for the Jennie B. will be made in early 2018.

From left: Tracy Rolfe, activities; Kathy Paszkiewicz, admissions; Roger Soricelli, former administrator; Roberta Murray, RN, director of nursing, and Patricia Loveless, administrative assistant.

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