89th birthday: Marina Swaney

LIMA — Marina “Jo” Jett-Swaney is celebrating her 89th birthday with a family luncheon. A card shower would be appreciated at 2850 Hadsell Road, Lima OH 45801.

She was born Nov. 5, 1930, in Lima, to Kermit L. and Mary C. Westbay. On June 4, 1949, she married F. Edwin Jett, who died March 8, 1989. On Oct. 28, 1990, she married M. John Swaney, who died Nov. 23, 2018.

She has three children, Jane E. (Walter) Smith, of Lima, Amy (Mike) Romey, of Bluffton, and Jon (Charlene) Jett, of Hilliard. She has nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was secretary to the president at International Brake Ind. She was a member of Iota Sigma Chapter Phi Beta Psi sorority and the Lima Eagles Women’s Auxiliary. She loves to go for car rides, read, listen to bluegrass and watch Ohio State football. Her favorite pastime is writing poetry for loved ones.


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