Volena Henningsen Howe



Where do you live currently?

Rochester, New York

Known In Hicksville High as:



Eric M. Fairchild ("man love")

Were you classmates at HHS?


Where did you meet? How long ago?

Eric and I met on a blind date way back in 1991, August 5th to be precise

Married How Long? Date Married:

Separated from 1st husband after 21 years


My three are Kerry who is 41, Todd 39 and Ryan 37...and the grandkids, 4


Taught for 7 years...then got involved in real estate and retired in July of 2009. My boys are running the company now.

Education Beyond High School:

Received a BS degree from Brockport in upstate New York


Friends, walking, tennis, travel, reading & Eric. Also my home, my family and my former job.

Now, the hard one. Tell us what we need to know. Give us 50 years in the space below:

7 years teaching; managed family real estate company 40 years. Have 3 great kids. My ex Ray and I built a 46 foot sailboat (Trimeran). My daughter, Kerry, has Prader - Willi Syndrome. I'm on the Board of Directors in New York State. I've been playing tennis for the past 35 years and still going strong. I have lots of acquaintances; I met Eric in 1991 and he is the love of my life. My travels have been to faraway places...Japan and China and Europe...not so distant, Canada and Mexico and places in the Caribbean. We enjoy our home and entertain often. Still connected for all these years Lorraine and Robert Martello and with many more fellow classmates since the reunion including Barbara Weber.

Finally, if you had to do it all over again, I would...do it all over again or be a "thin Ballerina...HaHa or LOL