Parsippany has its fair share of prominent lovebirds, but this couple stands out among the rest, especially as we anticipate Valentine’s Day.
In this installment of Parsippany Couple Spotlight, we'll find out what makes former Mayor Mimi and Howard Letts so sweet.
Howard Letts, retired vice president of information technology
Mimi Letts, retired mayor of Parsippany; manager of information systems development
So, how did you lovebirds meet?
We met working together for the computer division of RCA.
How long have you been together?
We have been married 50 years.
What’s the secret to a successful and happy relationship?
Have common interests, enjoy family life and children and don’t fight about politics!!! (The former mayor is a Democrat; her husband is a Republican.)
What famous couple do you emulate?
We don't have a marriage model couple.
Why did you settle in Parsippany, and how long have you lived here?
Howard was transferred to this area and we found a house in Parsippany.
What’s your favorite romantic night out in Parsippany and why?
Favorite romantic night out in Parsippany is dinner at one of our fine restaurants.