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Resident of the Month

March 2018

Meet Lois Greising!

Lois Lamners was born March 26th, 1931. She grew up an only child. Her father, Herman worked as a butcher and had his own shop/ general store. Her mother, Gertrude worked as a housekeeper until WW2, when she started making airplane parts to help with the War. Lois went to High School in Union City, New Jersey, where she graduated. After school, she worked at a 5 & 10 cents store.
Following High School, Lois pursued her nursing career. She went to Nursing School through Englewood Hospital in NJ. She completed school as a Registered Nurse.
Around 1974, Lois moved to New York. She worked at Chase Nursing Home as the Director of Nursing. Lois has spent several months on tour giving seminars to facilities in other states.
Lois worked with Dr. Thomas on ¢€œThe Eden Project¢€. After going through the legislation process and getting a grant from the state, she worked to bring animals (birds, cats, dogs, fish) to nursing homes to visit with residents.

Lois met Raymond Greising, her neighbor after moving to New York. Lois married Ray and became Lois Greising. Together, they had seven children, Thomas, James, Alan, Glenn, Raymond Joseph, Lorraine, and Joan. She has a big family with over 20 grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Lois¢€™s interests include swimming, gardening, puzzles, and dancing. She ¢€œspent her teenage years going to polish hops¢€. She also enjoyed going to stock car races, with Ray.
Lois was asked for a piece of advice for the younger generation and she said, ¢€œ Come to work 15 minutes early and leave 15 minutes late if you want to get ahead. Don¢€™t watch the clock!¢€ She has been part of our community since February 2018. Welcome Lois!

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