​LeadingAge Ohio presented Hospice of the Western Reserve volunteer Roz Frabotta with its Excellence in Volunteer Service award and Trudi Kozak, RN, clinical team leader, with the Heart of Hospice – Rose and Sam Stein Award at its annual conference in Columbus recently.

Roz, a resident of Timberlake in Lake County, has volunteered since 2007. She regularly visits patients at David Simpson Hospice House, offering compassionate care that celebrates the dignity of each person she touches. She also volunteers at Together We Can, a children’s grief support camp, presents to community service organizations and helps in countless other ways. Learn More


Trudi, who lives in Chesterland, has been a hospice nurse for 20 years, serving in multiple roles and responsibilities. Currently, she supervises and leads 20 hospice team members. Her continuous commitment, dedication and passion for the agency’s mission and values plays a key role in improving quality and patient satisfaction. Learn More