HOF – Mary Janetto*


1989 – Meritorious Service
Mary Jannetto

A bowler of the past 48 years, Mary helped start the Buckeye Women Bowling Writers and served as its secretary since 1975.

Mary is a life member of the National Women Bowling Writers and she has won numerous bowling writing awards. Since 1955, she has sponsored the NWBW’s Mary Jannetto award which is given to the “Most Outstanding Member in the Promotion of Local Bowling”. A similar award is sponsored by the OWBA in Mary’s name for local bowling promotion.

For three years she was president of NWBW and in 1965 was presented the group’s Distinguished Service Award.

Past President, Secretary, Treasurer and Vice President of the Cleveland Women’s Bowling Association, Mary is the editor of the “Ohio Hi-Lites,” a position she has held since 1975.

A fine bowler, Mary’s high average was 191. She boasts a high game of 289 and series of 707.

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