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Glen R. Switzer

June 11, 1939 — June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019

GLEN R. SWITZER, 80, of Exeter, passed away peacefully on Friday , June 21, 2019.

Glen was born June 11, 1939, in West Wyoming. He was the son of the late Glen and Wilhelmina (Shirley) Switzer. He was a graduate of West Wyoming High School. Prior to his retirement in 2002 he was employed by Tobyhanna Army Depot for 23 years. After his retirement he was a van driver for Reliable Van Transportation Inc. where he enjoyed driving students to WVCA in Forty-Fort. Over the years, his greatest enjoyment was watching his grandchildren, Connor, Jakob, and Makenzie in their sporting events that they were involved in. He was an avid Yankees, Notre Dame, and Philadelphia Eagles fan.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert and Ted Switzer.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years the former Mary Ann Conniff Switzer; sons; Ricky and his wife Karen Rome Switzer, Exeter; Joe and his wife Amy Lloyd Switzer, Harding; Robbie and his wife Jackie Ostir Switzer, West Pittston; grandchildren; Connor, Jakob and Makenzie Switzer.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 11am in the Immaculate Conception Church of Corpus Christi Parish, 605 Luzerne Avenue West Pittston, Pa 18643 with Msgr. John J. Sempa, officiating.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

Friends may call Tuesday from 9-11am in the Immaculate Conception Church 605 Luzerne Avenue West Pittston, Pa 18643

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Ann’s Monastery and Shrine Basilica , 1233 St. Ann Street Scranton, Pa 18504 or Corpus Christi Parish 605 Luzerne Avenue West Pittston, Pa 18643

Arrangements are by the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc. 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming Pa 18655.

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