She served as area representative for the late State Senator William A. Wilson in the seventies and she was employed by Alcoa Metallurgical Division in New Kensington, Pa., for 13 years. She was managing editor of the "LaVale Suburbanite" which was sponsored by the LaVale Civic Improvement Association for 20 years and also served as a chairman and treasurer. She was instrumental in choosing the first Board of Directors to raise funds for the establishment of the LaVale Rescue Squad. She served as co-chairman in raising funds for a LaVale Library. She served as member and secretary of the Maryland Environmental Trust, member of the Western Maryland-West Virginia Citizens Environmental Coalition; chaired an Air Quality Workshop at ACC for the Environmental Protection Agency; consumer member and recorder of the Health Systems Agency of Western Maryland. She was recipient of PPG Community Service Award in 1967 and 1969, LaVale Lions Outstanding Citizen award 1971-1972; and received a certificate of Distinguished Citizenship from the State of Maryland, Governor Marvin Mandel.