Edie Marino is the lovely and supportive wife of Congressman, Tom Marino. Her longtime hubby of represents Pennsylvania’s 10th congressional district.
Born Thomas Anthony Marino on August 13, 1952; the native of Pennsylvania began his career in public service in 1991. He previously spent a few years in a private legal practice.
At age 30, after he was overlooked for a promotion for not having a college degree, he attended Lycoming College, where he graduated magna cum laude, before completing his law degree at Dickinson School of Law.
Tom is a lawyer, former District Attorney for Lycoming County, and a former United States Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He was elected in 2010 after unseating a two-term Democrat incumbent.
Edie’s husband recently announced he is withdrawing from consideration as drug czar –due to a report that looked at Marino’s involvement in a law passed in 2016: the so-called Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act. Will his family have his back? Meet his wife below.
#1 Edie and Tom Marino were high school sweethearts
Edie and Tom were high school sweethearts before tying the knot in 1974. The two wedded following their high school graduation.
#2 They have two children
The two are the proud parents of two adopted children, 21-year-old daughter Chloe and son, Victor, 17.
#3 Her husband has been diagnosed with cancer more than once
In 2000, while serving as district attorney, Tom was diagnosed with kidney cancer. He was successfully operated at the time. Nine years later the disease returned and cost him his entire left kidney. Throughout the ordeal, Edie Marino stayed by her husband’s side.
#4 She ran a small business
The couple founded a small business called, Chloe and Company, Inc. –that makes a gourmet peanut butter fudge dessert topping. Part of the profits are donated to ongoing research to find a cure for this life-shortening disease.
#5 One of their children has cystic fibrosis
The couple’s daughter, Chloe, has cystic fibrosis. According to social media profile, Edie’s daughter Chloe Marino is a cashier at Weis Markets and also a student at Pennsylvania College of Technology –where she studies Software Development. Victor Marino graduated high school this June.
Edie Marino resides in Cogan Station, Pennsylvania with her family.
Find Edie Marino on Facebook here.