Valeria Magdelina Washalefsky will celebrate her 80th birthday at 5 p.m., Oct. 1, at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.
Born in 1925, she moved from Pennsylvania to Juneau in 1977. She worked at Bartlett Memorial Hospital for over twenty years. She still works, travels and gives her time to help others.
Friends are invited to the celebration. No gifts. Appetizers and stories are welcome.