Saint Vincent Hospital Recognizes Employee After 50 Years of Service

Nov 27, 2018

Worcester, MA – November 27, 2018 – Saint Vincent Hospital in Massachusetts recognizes Patricia (Pat) Swisher as for 50 years of service and a well-deserved retirement!

Pat Swisher and colleagues at party
(Photographed from left to right: Gordon Merkel, Cindy Markarian, Maureen Downer, Patricia Swisher, Darlene Mitchell, Deb O’Brien, Dr. Kanzaria, Bia Zarycki)
Swisher was hired at Saint Vincent Hospital on October 21, 1968. She held many positions at the hospital and her last role has been administrative assistant to the Chief of Radiology.

“Pat is the epitome of professionalism but never lets an opportunity to make someone laugh go by,” said Deborah O’Brien, Swisher’s supervisor. “She has a wonderful sense of humor and the most caring heart to go along with it. She truly is a saint.”

Swisher has a nickname that most in the department called her - SWISH. “We are a work family here,” shared O’Brien. “We grieve when one loses a loved one. We celebrate when one rejoices in the birth of a new family member. We cry when we say farewell to one so loved as SWISH is.” During Swisher’s retirement party, current and former colleagues all came together to wish her well.

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