Margaret Burns: Mother, Wife, Sister, Artist

When you speak with Margaret Burns, you can easily hear her charming West Virginia twang that comes from spending 25 years of her life there. Margaret’s journey through a life of many changes began when she was a child and […]

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Senior Spotlight: Joyce Dowd

City Girl With Canadian Roots Joyce Dowd was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan with Canadian roots. Her parents, as well as her sister Judy, were all born in Canada. Although her father was an attorney in Detroit, Joyce’s parents […]

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Mary Lou Young: Wife, Mother, Caregiver, Adventurer

Mary Lou’s Early Years Mary Lou Young was born in Mercy Hospital in Canton, Ohio. She was an only child, something that was rare back then, but Mary Lou didn’t mind it. She was inspired early on by her mother […]

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Senior Spotlight: Barb Hartwart—Successful Radiologist, Loving Stepmom and Grandma

Ohio Born & Raised Barb Harwart was born and raised in Canton, Ohio in the community of Middlebranch. Although she was a shy girl growing up, that never hindered her involvement in activities. Barb attended Middlebranch schools and sang in […]

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Senior Spotlight: Howard “Walker” Smith

“All it takes is a little caring to make someone see how important life is.” – Howard “Walker” Smith A Small Town Boy at Heart Howard “Walker” Smith was born and raised on a farm in a small town near […]

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Everybody’s Best Helper: Connie Bitzel

Each month we put one of our residents in the spotlight to show how important they are to us. This month we’re putting the spotlight on Connie Bitzel. Learn more… Connie Bitzel was born in Canton, Ohio in 1929 to […]

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Meet Resident Ted Bell: Top Notch Industrial Designer and Woodworker

This month’s featured senior resident spotlight is Ted Bell – Father, husband, and former industrial designer. He was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina where his dad worked as a pharmacist. As a young man, […]

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Meet Ralph Goodenberger – Veteran, Father, Architect

At The Inn at Belden Village we love to celebrate our residents and share their amazing life stories. This month’s Senior Spotlight is veteran, father, and well-known Canton architect Ralph Goodenberger. Born and raised in Canton, Ohio by his grandpa, Ralph […]

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Senior Spotlight on Jim and Nancy Walker, a Positive and Loving Couple

For the month of November, The Inn at Belden Village is pleased to announce our senior spotlights Jim and Nancy Walker. Jim and Nancy are a loving couple from Pennsylvania who have been married for 54 years. The pair met […]

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Senior Spotlight on Paul Knoch: Husband, Father, Builder of the Community

This month The Inn at Belden Village is excited to introduce our senior spotlight Paul Knoch. Paul was born and raised in Canton, Ohio and has remained here all his life. He has the kind of dedication and perseverance that […]

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