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John Robert Switter

April 12, 1943 — July 24, 2022

John Robert Switter, age 79 of Cortland, passed away July 24, 2022. He was born on April 12, 1943, to the late Ralph O. and Cecelia Clementz Switter. He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Joan, Dolores, Rita, Rose Ann, Mary, and Marie; brothers, David, Gerald, and Charles.
John was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and a devoted friend. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1961, then served his country proudly in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He worked for General Electric for almost 40 years until his retirement.
In his spare time John enjoyed fishing, hunting, and being in the outdoors. He was a member of the National Council of Corvette Clubs, and the Mahoning Valley Corvettes. He loved drag racing and working on his wife’s Corvette. In addition, he was a huge fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Emogene Cerny Switter; children, Renee (Albert) Pospisil of Cortland, and Daniel (Julia) Switter of Hollywood, FL; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Christopher, and Riley; sisters, Karen (James) McManus of Alabama, Kate (Brian) McNeeley of Florida; brother, Bernard (Rose) Switter of Tennessee; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, your contributions to American Cancer Society will be appreciated.
Memorial service will be held 11:00 AM August 3, 2022, at Lane Funeral Home, Shafer-Winans Chapel, 164 N. High St. Cortland, OH 44410. Calling hours will be held prior from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Online condolences may be made at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Lane Family Funeral Homes - Shafer-Winans Chapel

164 North High Street, Cortland, OH 44410

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