Jean (Smyers) Weiss, of the Shelocta area, will celebrate her 85th birthday on Thursday.
She was born on Feb. 27, 1929, to Mirl and Alice Smyers. She is the wife of Glenn, to whom she has been married for 65 years, and mother of Carol, Randy, Brenda, Tammie and Rob. Jean is a lifelong resident of Indiana County.
A seamstress and homemaker, she was a leader in 4-H clubs and was active in the community missionary society and the Parkwood Grange.
She is a member of the Hilltop Baptist Church and has always enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Jean and Glenn are the parents of five children and their spouses, nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
In celebrating Jean’s birthday, her family will be spending time with her.
Birthday cards may be sent to her at 12410 Old Route 56 Hwy West, Shelocta, PA 15774.