by Joseph H. RADDER
Dorothy Stahlnecker, a dynamic, energetic, professional woman, mother, and grandmother of six, relishes opportunities to make dreams for both herself and those around her reality.
Born in Syracuse, she has lived all but six years of her life in the
Greater Buffalo area. Managing her husbands home remodeling business for over 10
years was her entry into the business world. In 1975, in her kitchen, Dorothy, Hannah,
Father Sam, and Gerry Stahlnecker founded and perfected Father Sams Syrian bread
from an ancient old family recipe.
Motivated by the success of the bread business she went on to pursue a
career in real estate, eventually founding MJ Petersons Commercial Division, one of
the most respected real estate companies serving Western New York today. As vice President
of the Community Division of MJ Peterson she leads by example, using integrity and
Theres no mountain or door you cant climb or open when
you assemble the right team (and that can be for your dream(s) as well).
Inspired by 50Plus contributors to Living Prime Time, she found herself
reflecting upon her avocation of journalism and the opportunity to convey to the other her
value of family time spent together. The loving Mom of a beautiful daughter and son (whom
she lost so suddenly in an auto accident) she would like to share with her reading
audience some of the fun and exciting places, times and activities spent with her children
"Children are a national treasure and an ever flowing natural
Joseph H. Radder is a freelance writer.
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