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.