National Westmoreland Glass Collectors Club NWGCC Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:44:07 +0000 XOOPS News larry at dnl-webs dot com larry at dnl-webs dot com en National Westmoreland Glass Collectors Club 144 80 Westmoreland Glass Society Annual Convention July 28 and 29, 2016 <p>The Westmoreland Glass Society will hold its annual convention in Winchester, Indiana on July 28 and 29, 2016 at The Randolph Inn and Suites, 890 East Washington Street, Winchester, Indiana 47394. &nbsp;You are required to be a member to attend but if you show up at the door and aren't a member we won't kick you out but you will be limited on what you can attend. &nbsp;The club members sell from their rooms which make it very friendly. The cost to join the club is $15.00 for a single member or $25.00 for a household. The hotel phone number is 866-584-8281 and 765-584-8281. &nbsp;Please call the hotel to get a special hotel rate. If you have any question contact Greg A. Jennings at <a href=";">;</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 18:23:24 +0000 Sue Lau (1935-2014) <div>DR. SUSAN C. LAU, age 80, of North Huntingdon, died May 11, 2015, at Forbes Regional Hospital. She was born March 25, 1935, in St. Joseph, Missouri, the daughter of the late Louis and Mildred Baker Walter. Prior to her retirement, Dr. Lau was employed as a Professor of Religious Studies by the University of Pittsburgh. She also taught at various universities, including WVU, Indiana and Chatham. She was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Church of Ligonier Valley, treasurer for Westmoreland Glass Collectors Club, active member of various reading, knitting and crocheting groups. She was preceded in death by her son, John in the year 2000. She is survived by her beloved husband, Frederick L. Lau; one son, James and his wife, Bonnie; daughter-in-law, Pam Lau; grandchildren, Kristi Knowles, Megan, Ben and David Lau; three great- grandchildren, J.D., Everett and Eli.&nbsp;</div><div><br /></div> Fri, 15 May 2015 18:10:00 +0000 2016 Annual Convention Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:10:00 +0000 Chuck Wolfe (1947-2014) <font face="Times New Roman" size="3"><span style="line-height: 16px; background-color: #cccccc">Charles "CJ" Wolfe Jr., 67, of Jeannette, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014, in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Jan. 28, 1947, in Biloxi, Miss., a son of the late Charles J. Wolfe Sr. and Ella Uhring Wolfe. Prior to his retirement, CJ was employed by the Elliott Co. of Jeannette for 36 years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Jeannette, a former union representative for Steelworkers No. 1145 and the former treasurer of the Elliott Federal Credit Union. CJ was an avid collector of glass from the former Westmoreland Glass Co. and had a passion for playing the organ. He is survived by his loving wife, Joan C. Vogel Wolfe; a daughter, Jennifer Stokes Taylor and husband, Dean, of Murrysville; a son, Lloyd Wadsworth, of Charleroi; two grandchildren, Brendan and Alyssa Stokes; an aunt, Danitza Uhring, of Jeannette; two nephews; and several cousins.</span></font> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:30:00 +0000 2013 Club Commemorative and 2014 Club Calendar The club has available for sale the 2013 Club Commemorative which features a Mary Gregory bell set and also the 2014 Club Calendar which features a photograph of a piece of Westmoreland glass each month. &nbsp;See the Commemoratives section of this web page to order yours today ! Your check or money order should be made payable to NWGCC and mailed to Ken Kosoglow, P.O. Box 371, Claridge PA 15623. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:10:00 +0000