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John Robert Jewett

August 13, 2009

John Robert Jewett, age 81, of New Plymouth, Ohio and formerly of Hilliard, passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2009.

A local Home Builder and later in life a Real Estate Appraiser. John was also a member of The Ohio State University Marching Band "46".

He is preceded in death by his mother Mary Maxwell, loving, devoted wife of 57 years, Marjorie and son-in-law John Swartz. Survived by his children, John H. (Carol) and Mary (Dr. Michael Bissell, Fiance) Swartz; grandchildren, Kathleen (Darin) Peterman, Brian (Amber) Jewett, Natalie Swartz and Jennifer Jewett; and seven great-grandchildren.

Arrangements entrusted to the John Quint Treboni Funeral Home, 1177 W. 5th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. Funeral will be held Sunday, August 23, 2009 at the New Plymouth United Methodist Church and Interment will follow at the Elk Cemetery, McArthur, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, friends who wish may contribute in memory of John to the Nelsonville York High School Music Boosters c/o Janice Paris, Director, 1 Buckeye Drive, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764.

John was a member of the marching band in 1946. He played trumpet.