Wendy Wellikson Lupul

Profile Updated: October 3, 2019
Residing In: Laguna Niguel, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Charles Lupul
Occupation: Retired
Children: Samuel ("Sammy") Seid, born 1988. Rabbinic Ordination May 2019.
Daughter-in-law Heather Hoopes More…Seid, since May 2014
Granddaughter Elizabeth Winifred "Winnie" Seid May 2017
Grandson Max Joel Hoopes Seid Sept 2019
Attending Reunion



I have been incredibly blessed. I am happily married (13 years) to a fabulous man, Charlie. From my first, 16-year marriage I have a terrific son, Samuel Seid. “Sammy” graduated from UC Santa Cruz and entered a career in education; he has a wonderful long-time girlfriend who we adore.

UPDATE: April 2019: Son, Sammy, about to be ordained as a Conservative rabbi with a pulpit in "nearby" Poway, CA. Daughter-in-law, Heather, is in Cantorial School. Granddaughter, Winnie, nearly two years old.
Update: Our grandson, Max, was born at the end of Sept 2019.

After CHS I attended University of Pittsburgh, then moved to NY and graduated from Queens College. More recently, I retired in 2009 after a successful 34-year career with the Federal government (first in NYC and then in Southern California). Before I retired I was a manager and had employees all over the country. I am a long-time active member of the Orange County (CA) Jewish community (Hillel Board member, Hadassah Life Member, involved with two Chabads; still frequently substitute for a Cantor-friend, leading services and Seders [for 200] at a large local senior residence). I am also very involved with my synagogue - active member, lay leader and dedicated volunteer.

UPDATE: April 2019. For all my volunteer work I was honored in Feb 2018 at my synagogue's annual gala.

Life is grand - my parents [and my husband’s parents] are alive and well and live nearby. I am grateful for all life’s wonderful blessings.

UPDATE: April 2019: My mother will be 92 next month and my father will be 93 in August; they still live "independently" less than seven miles away. My mother-in-law, Ruth Lupul, is 87; sadly my father-in-law, Max Lupul (ז"ל) died in Nov 2016. We count our blessings everyday.

School Story:

My school years have provided me with many happy memories (the many wonderful plays, being captain of the majorettes and so much more). It’s been fun reconnecting (and in some cases simply connecting!) with CHS friends on Facebook. I enjoyed seeing my old friend and yours, Lisi Lewine (with whom I’ve remained in touch all these years), on my visits to Israel. Since my family lives in CA I don’t often get back to the Philadelphia area. I was there (for the first time in 30 years) briefly in 2010 for a family wedding. I’m sorry I didn’t know about the 40th reunion. Maybe next round.

UPDATE: April 2019: I enjoy following our CHS friends on Facebook. Ihas a am always in awe of Chuck Langerman, who regularly shares a treasure trove of CHS history.

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Sep 06, 2020 at 4:33 AM
Apr 05, 2020 at 12:39 AM

Hi Wendy.
My husband and I recently sold our house and are living temporarily in an apartment next to Holy Redeemer Hospital. while unpacking I found my CHS box of stuff. Amazing the things I kept that I thought were so important. Got rid of almost all of it except for my Gold C.. I looked at the video again of our majorettes and I must say, you were a darn good twirler.
Congratulations on the birth of both of your gorgeous grandchildren. I hope you and your family are all well. We are so far and almost enjoying our "sheltering in place"
Write me sometime at mtcerino@aol.com I'd love to hear from you.
Marilyn Taylor Cerino

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Hi Marilyn, just noticed you've added your profile. Did you see our video? We were too cute (and very serious!) http://youtu.be/3ZLv2j3fCrI - CHS Majorettes

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This was me in 1973 (didn't have a photo from 1971 handy.)
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