Easton Catholic High School graduates Dr. Gaeton DeMartino '50 and Teresa (DiFrancesco) DeMartino '49 describe their lives as being "blessed"—blessed with good health, blessed with four children and eight grandchildren, and blessed with 60 years of marriage this June.
"We met in high school, went to the prom and have been together ever since," Teresa says.
The DeMartinos created the Gaeton and Teresa DeMartino/DiFrancesco Tuition Scholarship at Notre Dame High School to benefit students with demonstrated financial need.
"We both came from humble beginnings," Gaeton says. "Both of our fathers died when we were children and our mothers worked in factories as dressmakers. Times were not always easy. We believe in giving back because we have been very fortunate and others helped us along the way."
The DeMartinos funded the scholarship through an insurance policy that names Notre Dame High School as the beneficiary. Once the policy matures, the school will receive the full face value.
"This is a great way to ensure the future of Catholic education, something that we feel very passionate about," Teresa says. "We love being around the students and often attend games and events on campus," Gaeton adds.
To learn more about how you can help future generations of students through an insurance policy or any other type of planned gift, please contact Paul Acampora at 610-871-5200 ext. 2210 or firstname.lastname@example.org.