Seated behind her 100th birthday cake on Tuesday, Nov. 8 is Regina Swisshelm. The party was organized by First Christian Church (FCC) in Wilmington, where Swisshelm has been a member her entire life. From left in the front row are Roger Meredith​, Sandy Leslie, Doris Florea and Nan Bradley; and from left in the back row are Gladys Stephenson, Jane Bosworth, Penny Meredith and Sue Markle. Not pictured but present for the celebration were Helen Starkey and FCC Pastor Tom Stephenson. Swisshelm retired as a school teacher, including at New Antioch in Clinton County. Her father, James Swisshelm, who is known for being a member of the local musical group the Bathhouse Five, lived to be 104. At her party in the Wilmington Nursing and Rehabilitation Residence, Regina told attendees her mother used to play piano for silent movies at the Murphy Theatre.


Seated behind her 100th birthday cake on Tuesday, Nov. 8 is Regina Swisshelm. The party was organized by First Christian Church (FCC) in Wilmington, where Swisshelm has been a member her entire life. From left in the front row are Roger Meredith​, Sandy Leslie, Doris Florea and Nan Bradley; and from left in the back row are Gladys Stephenson, Jane Bosworth, Penny Meredith and Sue Markle. Not pictured but present for the celebration were Helen Starkey and FCC Pastor Tom Stephenson. Swisshelm retired as a school teacher, including at New Antioch in Clinton County. Her father, James Swisshelm, who is known for being a member of the local musical group the Bathhouse Five, lived to be 104. At her party in the Wilmington Nursing and Rehabilitation Residence, Regina told attendees her mother used to play piano for silent movies at the Murphy Theatre.

Seated behind her 100th birthday cake on Tuesday, Nov. 8 is Regina Swisshelm. The party was organized by First Christian Church (FCC) in Wilmington, where Swisshelm has been a member her entire life. From left in the front row are Roger Meredith​, Sandy Leslie, Doris Florea and Nan Bradley; and from left in the back row are Gladys Stephenson, Jane Bosworth, Penny Meredith and Sue Markle. Not pictured but present for the celebration were Helen Starkey and FCC Pastor Tom Stephenson. Swisshelm retired as a school teacher, including at New Antioch in Clinton County. Her father, James Swisshelm, who is known for being a member of the local musical group the Bathhouse Five, lived to be 104. At her party in the Wilmington Nursing and Rehabilitation Residence, Regina told attendees her mother used to play piano for silent movies at the Murphy Theatre.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2016/11/web1_party_girl_f.jpgSeated behind her 100th birthday cake on Tuesday, Nov. 8 is Regina Swisshelm. The party was organized by First Christian Church (FCC) in Wilmington, where Swisshelm has been a member her entire life. From left in the front row are Roger Meredith​, Sandy Leslie, Doris Florea and Nan Bradley; and from left in the back row are Gladys Stephenson, Jane Bosworth, Penny Meredith and Sue Markle. Not pictured but present for the celebration were Helen Starkey and FCC Pastor Tom Stephenson. Swisshelm retired as a school teacher, including at New Antioch in Clinton County. Her father, James Swisshelm, who is known for being a member of the local musical group the Bathhouse Five, lived to be 104. At her party in the Wilmington Nursing and Rehabilitation Residence, Regina told attendees her mother used to play piano for silent movies at the Murphy Theatre.