Grand View Hospital

Key Benefactors in History

Nellie Hoffecker

Nellie Hoffecker, R.N., served Grand View as hospital superintendent for 25 years

Nellie Hoffecker, R.N. (1893-1976): Superintendent of Grand View Hospital from 1933 to 1958, Miss Hoffecker came to Grand View in the depth of the financial depression. A graduate of Temple University Hospital, she took charge of an institution that was lacking in modern facilities and equipment, and totally inadequate in size and convenience, and won…

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The Charles J. Manderfield

Recognizing a Lifetime of Giving Charles J. Manderfield was a quiet man whose simple lifestyle gave little hint of his true means or his generosity to Grand View Hospital. During his lifetime, through his benevolence to Grand View, Mr. Manderfield made it possible for many people who could not afford to pay for their care…

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Three Generations of Longacre’s Serve on Board

Four generations of the Longacre family joined members and friends of Grand View in a special dedication ceremony to name The Longacre Family Radiation Oncology Center last May. L to R: Ken Longacre Jr. and his wife Cindy; Rich Longacre and his wife Rose; Cora Longacre; Dave Anders; Donna Longacre; and Beth Longacre Anders. PHOTO 2: Ken Longacre Jr. speaking at the dedication.

Hospital Names Longacre Family Radiation Oncology Center Grand View named The Longacre Family Radiation Oncology Center last May in honor of a local family whose generosity and service spans three generations and more than 50 years. Ken Longacre, Jr. remarked at the dedication, “My father, Ken, received compassionate care for pancreatic cancer here.” Martin Hightower,…

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GVH TIMELINE
  • Grand View History - Video

    1913

  • Remembering a First, 1917

    1917

  • Depression, 1932

    1932

  • Maternity/Pediatrics - Video

    1939

  • community oil painting

    1952

  • Mary Afflerbach - Video

    1963

  • First Ortho Specialist, 1965

    1965

  • Drs. Levin/Generations - Video

    1973

  • Arm Reattachment Video

    1977

  • Hospice, 1981

    1981

  • Pennsburg Outpatient Clinic, 1986

    1986

  • CardioTec, 1992

    1992

  • CHOP Pediatrics, 1996

    1996

  • Flowers Family, 2004

    2004

  • Cath Lab, 2009

    2009

  • Cancer Care - Video

    2012

  • Heart Vascular - Video

    2012

  • Grand View Hospital Three Generations, 2012

    2012

  • Centennial - Full Video

    2012

  • annual-meeting-still

    2013

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