Absolut Care of Westfield selects senior and employee of the month

WESTFIELD – Absolut Care of Westfield recognizes Carolyn Damcott and Dotty Woollet as the senior and employee of the month for March 2013.

Carolyn Damcott, a resident at Absolut Care, came to live at the home in 2007. Damcott was born on Nov. 27, 1921 in French Creek, N.Y. She grew up with three brothers and three sisters. Damcott attended Clymer School. Prior to coming to Absolut she resided in Sherman where she raised her family.

Damcott raised nine children and was a housewife. After her children grew up she worked as a waitress at Aggie’s restaurant in Sherman. She expressed that her greatest accomplishment is her wonderful family. Damcott has nine children, 25 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and more on the way. At home she enjoyed sewing and making quilts for all of her grandchildren when they graduated from high school. She said she feels honored to be recognized as the senior of the month. Damcott remains active by participating in church services, Bible studies with Chaplain Carlson, spiritual hour with David Herr, reading the daily newspaper and visiting with her family. Her favorite activity is attending family reunions.

Dotty Woollett, employee of the month, grew up in Portland, and currently resides in Ripley. She is the proud mother of five children. Woollett’s favorite activities are spending time with her 17 grand-children, yard work, and most any type of outside activity.

Woollett is a valued worker who has demonstrated an exceptional work ethic through her dedication to her career as a housekeeper. Woollett joined the Absolut Care of Westfield healthcare team in 2007. When asked about what she loves about her job, Woollett said, “I love the interaction with all the residents and getting them excited about their life here at Absolut. I am glad I can bring joy into their lives.” She feels honored to be the employee of the month and is happy that others know she does her job out of love for the residents. Residents enjoy her loving, fun and compassionate attitude. The residents always smile when Woollett is around.

The staff and residents congratulate Damcott and Woollett on this well-deserved honor.