Obituary for Rev. Jack "Don" Switzer
SWITZER, Rev. Jack Donald – age 89 of Yarmouth passed away on January 16, 2017 at the Villa St Joseph du Lac. Born January 7 1928 in Windsor ON, he was a son to the late Jack and Isabelle Switzer. Don started his career teaching in Moosonee Northern Ontario and later Lac Megantic Quebec. He then changed careers and went into the ministry pastoring churches in Maine, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. He retired in Fredericton N.B and was the Chaplin at the local hospital. After moving to Hebron Yarmouth Co., N.S. he finished his career at Lake George Baptist Church. In his spare time Jack enjoyed old cars and electric trains. He is survived by his sons, David Switzer, Hebron; Daniel Switzer, Bangor Maine; sisters, Marjorie (Dave) Cheney, California; Dorothy (Art) Lake, London ON; and grandchildren, Theron, Beth, Melanie, Jenna, Kevin, Michelle and 5 great grandchildren. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his wife, Violet; son, Doug, and brother George. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. Visitation will be held Friday January 20, 2017 from 7-9 P.M. with a Royal Canadian Legion Branch 61 Service at 7:30 P.M. in Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will be held Saturday January 21, 2017 at 2 P.M. from Sweenys Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert “Bob” Baker officiating. Interment will take place in riverside Cemetery at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to a church of your choice. On-line condolences may be sent to: email@example.com or you may sign the guestbook on-line at: www.sweenysfuneralhome.net.