Jack Swihart

June 17, 1937 - March 12, 2022
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Jack Swihart age 84, of Elida and formerly from Saginaw, MI passed away 12:09 a.m., Saturday, March 12 at his residence. He was born June 17, 1937 in New Philadelphia, OH to the late Albert and Bessie (Wenger) Swihart. He married Cynthia Lathrop July 1, 1964 and she survives in Elida.
Jack had retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service. He and Cindy were also retired owners of Saginaw Wilbert Vault and Crematories. He had been a Mason receiving his 32nd degree designation.
Additional survivors include sons: James Allen (Dawn) Swihart of Elida, Todd William (Tammy) Swihart of Cadillac, MI, 6 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Lori Joanne Davis-Hyde.
A memorial service will be held noon Saturday, March 19, 2022 at St. Paul United Methodist Church Elida with Pastors Paul Scannell and Jim Swihart, son, officiating. A gathering will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Putnam County Hospice or to the Allen County Humane Society.

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Date: Saturday, March 19, 2022

Time: 12:00 pm


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Born: June 17, 1937
Died: March 12, 2022

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Terry Potts posted on 3/25/22

Thank you for being such a good brother to my Aunt Nug your sister. Terry Lynn


Danette Gross posted on 3/25/22

Jack was an amazing person. He helped once when I needed him most. He will always be in my heart. Prayers for Cindy and her family. RIP Jack. Keep an eye out for all of us. Love you. ❤️


Jennine Dankert-Brietzke posted on 3/18/22

So sorry to hear of your loss, my prayers are with your family at this difficult time. Rest in peace Jack. Jennine


Putnam Co Hospice posted on 3/14/22

The Staff of Putnam County Hospice sends our deepest sympathy for your loss. We will keep Jack and all his family and friends in our thoughts and prayers.


Linda Smith, Putnam County Hospice posted on 3/14/22

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Linda Smith, Putnam County Hospice posted on 3/14/22

With love and sympathy to Cindy and family during this time of loss. Jack will be remembered by many as a caring and loving man with a wonderful sense of humor that would brighten others days. May his light continue to shine on in the hearts of those he loved.