Longtime nurse recalls Whitley hospital of old

COLUMBIA CITY – Parkview Whitley Hospital likely will be razed – and it’s time to say goodbye. Many local residents are fondly remembering the health care facility.Tunker resident Mary (Bollinger) Thomas was a nurse at the local hospital beginning in 1959, retiring in 2000. She recently took a walk down memory lane with The Post & Mail concerning her career and the many changes in medicine.——To read the rest of this story, please order an e-subscription, found under the e-edition subscription link, or call The Post & Mail at 244-5153, ext. 207 and ask for a subscription.