Meet our team at Traditions of Hershey

Charity Cruz
Executive Director

Charity joined traditions of Hershey with over 30 years of senior care experience. She worked as a CNA, and a nurse in long term care, the hospital and personal care. Charity‘s love and passion for seniors inspired her to continue her education in long term care administration and personal care home administration. She’s been a licensed administrator for over 25 years. Charity was born and raised in Lancaster county and still resides in Lancaster. She’s married , has a daughter, two dogs and two cats. Charity feels blessed to be part of the traditions of Hershey team.

Marnie Antonik
Marketing Director

Marnie joined the Traditions team with 8 plus years of experience in Hospice and Senior Living in many of the surrounding counties. She started her career in advertising agencies but because of her own personal experiences in the senior living, she discovered her passion in helping seniors and families to make a smooth transition to senior living.

Marnie lives in Annville and has five grown children, 2 grandchildren and 4 rescue cats. In her spare time, she loves to work on crafts, gardening, volunteering and just trying to spread joy in this world.

Marnie is excited to be part of this wonderful team and is here to provide attentive & caring services to seniors and their families.

Kelly Nelson
Resident Life Director

Kelly joined the Traditions team with a background in nutrition and over 15 years experience working in Independent and Assisted Living communites. Through her experiences, Kelly has experience in planning events and activies, food service and assisting with residents day to day needs.

She was a part-time team member at Traditions in the Dining and Food Service Department in 2013. She is very excited to be back at Traditions as the Resident Life Director.

Kelly lives in Lebanon and has three grown children, a granddaughter and a rescue dog.

Dan Hahn
Maintenance Director

Dan is the Maintenance Director and loves being part of the strong, friendly team at Traditions of Hershey. Dan holds a FMP(Facilities Management Professional) credential from IFMA(International Facilities Management Association). He has over 8 years of Facilities management experience as well as a long history in Building Construction as a tradesman and Project Manager. Dan loves the interaction with residents while making Traditions of Hershey a comfortable place to call home.


Dan loves to play an occasional round of golf with friends and family and loves to entertain on the back yard grill.  Dan and his wife live in Elizabethtown and love spending time with their children and grandkids.

Janet Taylor
Business Office Manager

Janet has over 25 year of experience as an Office administrator in both the private sector and with the federal government.  She spend 8 years in the Air Force. Janet and her husband live in Mt. Gretna with their golden retriever puppy, Lizzy.

Annamarie Fazzolari
Sales and Marketing Director

Annamarie comes to Traditions of Hershey with experience in memory support, volunteer management, development, and marketing and sales from positions in continuing care retirement communities and hospice care. Most recently, she served as instructor and co-coordinator for the gerontology program at Harrisburg Area Community College. Her related community activities include leadership on the Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging’s Council on Aging and membership on committees at the Alzheimer’s Association and The Foundation for Enhancing Communities.

Annamarie lives in Harrisburg with her husband and their five children. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking and baking, reading, and involvement in her church’s and children’s activities. She is happy to have joined the dedicated team at TOH and for the opportunity to help match members of the community with services that promote their independence and quality of life.

Lindsay McMurtry
Resident Care Director

Lindsay joined the Traditions of Hershey team with 10 plus years of experience in healthcare. She started her career as a CNA in a skilled nursing facility. After realizing helping others was her passion she continued her education to become a Nurse. Lindsay has experience as a Pediatric Nurse and an Admissions Coordinator but ultimately realized that Personal Care and Long term nursing is where her heart belongs.

Lindsay lives in Jonestown with her daughter and cat. She enjoys spending time and traveling to different places with her family. Lindsay is excited for the wonderful opportunity she was given here as the Resident Care Director of the Personal Care section in our community. Her goal is to ensure they receive the best care while keeping as much independence as possible.

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