|Birth: ||Apr. 11, 1926|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 2008|
North Carolina, USA
KILL DEVIL HILLS - Joanne Swasey Foreman, 81, of Colington Harbour, NC, formerly of Mechanicsville VA, died Saturday, January 19, 2008 at her residence.
Born in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Paul F. and Eunice Hunt Swasey.
A 1947 graduate of Salem College, Mrs. Foreman began her career working for the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover.
In 1949 she went to work for the American Physiological Society Inc. in Washington, DC.
From 1952 to 1954 she served as a recreational director with the European Command Special Services at the Ledward Barracks Service Club in Schweinfurt, Germany where she met her future husband.
Mrs. Foreman served as the school secretary for Mechanicsville Elementary School from it's opening until 1979, when she assisted with the founding of the Hanover County Virginia Employee's Credit Union, which later merged into the Virginia State Employees Credit Union.
Upon the sale of her husband's business, the Foreman's moved to the Outer Banks.
In 1993 she began working with the Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.), serving as telephone coordinator from 1994 through 2005.
Her efforts on behalf of N.E.S.T. have been recognized by the placement of a mosaic in the main lobby of the Dare County Government Center in Manteo.
Mrs. Foreman is survived by her husband, Charles "Chuck" Foreman of the residence; a son, Paul Foreman and wife Linda of Mechanicsville, VA; and four grandchildren, Travis, Stephanie, Rianna, and Eric Foreman all of Mechanicsville, VA.
A memorial service will be held at Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo on Saturday, February 9 at 2 p.m. Twiford's Colony Chapel, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements.
The Coastland Times
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
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Created by: Marilyn
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