Southeast Texas Hospice held a celebration for their 30th year anniversary Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church’s activity center.

Mary McKenna, director since 1979 acknowledged many of the people that have provided services to the hospice through the years.

Three of the founding members of the hospice were in attendance; MeKenna’s mother Peggy, Almera Brannick and the Rev. Bill Manger.

Several hundred showed at the event to offer their congratualtions.

Finger sandwiches, fruit and cake were served to guests.