Ada, along with her parents and four siblings, is a founding member of Nativity. She graduated from Walsh College with a B. A. in Education and a minor in LD/BD. Her teaching included summer school in the Springfield Local School District, 4th and 7th grades at St. Matthew, Akron, Revere High School Dramatics Director, and Special Needs Tutor at St. Hilary for the Copley/Fairlawn School District. She is a certified Parish Catechetical Leader and Master Catechist with the Diocese of Cleveland. She and her husband Rich were married at Nativity where they raised their 4 sons. She was a volunteer catechist for 10 years and hired as Director of Religious Education in August of 1999.