Order of Malta


Ohio Area Welcomes New Member


The Investiture was attended by a contingent from North Eastern Ohio. Dame Nicolle McGowan and Knight Robert Hostoffer attended the new Dame’Karen Hostoffer’s Investiture. Dame Nicolle McGowan was Dame Karen’s sponsor. Additionally, Father Valencheck was installed as a regional chaplain. A celebratory dinner was held for the two recipients at a local New York establishment.

From left to right in the chancel of St Patrick’s Cathedral Nicolle McGowan, DM, New Dame Karen Hostoffer, DM, Robert Hostoffer, MD, KM

From left to right Rev. John Valencheck, ChD (installed as a Deputy Chaplain), Robert Hostoffer, MD, KM, Karen Hostoffer, DM


Order of Malta

American Association, U.S.A
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