Verna K. Blough of 437 Givler Drive, Apt. 221, Martinsburg, formerly of 232 Arbutus Ave., Johnstown, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Aug. 17.

She was born Aug. 17, 1918, in Roaring Spring, the daughter of S. Bruce Beegle and Gertrude G. Claar. She was widowed twice.

Mrs. Blough retired as a teacher in Johnstown after 36 years of service.

She is a previous president of the Homewood auxiliary, managed many fundraisers, attended St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church and has served on the Religious Life Committee, all while a resident of Homewood at Martinsburg.

She was also a volunteer at Arbutus Manor, Johnstown.