Around the time that Peggy succumbed to a fatal illness he was also faced with early retirement from a then shrinking IBM.
On December 29, 1945, she married Raymond Frank Winch, with whom she enjoyed 67 wonderful years of marriage. Jean and Ray lived in Swarthmore, Boston, Mass., Jacksonville, Fla., Newtown Square, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Bozman, Md., and Stuart, Fla., before retiring to Kennett Square.
Jean is survived by her children, Margaret “Peggy” Baird of Willow Grove, Nancy Elizabeth “Betsy” Murtha of Geigertown, Pa., Raymond F. She was active with the League of Women Voters, Children’s Home Foundation, ECW Chairwomen, Christmas in St. She loved traveling, sailing with Ray, playing the piano, tennis, reading, art and keeping up with her family.
Donations in her honor may be made to Chester Children’s Chorus, Attn: Cynthia Staniszewski, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave. He was the kind of guy who carried coins and paid with exact change.
Swarthmore, PA 19081 or The Children’s Home Foundation of the Eastern Shore of Maryland P. Trained in engineering at the University of Minnesota, he was methodical and precise in his habits.
They purchased “the farm” in West Brandywine Township in 1984.
There they grew and marketed fruits and vegetables and worked on their old farmhouse.
Jay and Marilyn had two children, Tim and Susan, whom they raised in Redding, Conn.
After graduating from Wheaton College, Marilyn married the late Jay Hague, and was a teacher at New Canaan Country School.
She was an active member of the Swarthmore Presbyterian Church and the Providence Garden Club of Pennsylvania and was always eager to lend a hand or a smile to a friend in need.
Throughout her life Marilyn enjoyed wonderful experiences at her homes in Redding, Conn., Hazelton, Pa., Seabrook Island, S. However, the place she held most dear in her later years was her summer cottage on Capitol Island, Maine, where she enjoyed days on the porch reminiscing about Mouse Island memories, watching the lobstermen pull traps, and waving to friends as they sailed by.
After graduating from high school, Jan moved to live with her only sister, Marian, in Washington, D. Soon afterward they moved to San Diego, where Albert worked in the aviation industry and all five of their children were born.