John L. Sweitzer

January 23, 1930 ~ August 11, 2019 (age 89)


John L. Sweitzer, 89, of Douglassville, passed away August 11, 2019 at the Reading Hospital. 

He was the husband of Catherine B. (Gamler) Sweitzer, who passed away September 14, 2015. 

Born January 23, 1930 in Laureldale, he was a son of the late Luther and Susan (Brown) Sweitzer.

John proudly served with the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. 

He was employed as a coin telephone repairman for Bell Telephone. 

John enjoyed hunting, fishing, flea markets, bunco, bingo and riding his scooter. 

Surviving are his four sons: Ronald, husband of Brenda K. Sweitzer of Birdsboro; Donald, husband of Kathy Sweitzer of Douglassville; Dale Sweitzer of Boyertown and Michael Sweitzer of Douglassville. 

There are also five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. 

 In addition, he is survived by his siblings:  Ruth Degler, Janet Fick, Yvonne Kapelski and Jake Sweitzer. 

John was preceded in death by his siblings: Marjorie Angstadt, Carolyn Pfleger, Laura Wanner, Barry Sweitzer, Donald Sweitzer and Leon Sweitzer. 

A Funeral  Service will be held Saturday  at 10 a.m. at Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 423 Main Street, Oley.  A viewing will be held from 9-10 at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Pricetown Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: American Heart Association, 25 Stevens Ave, Reading, PA 19609

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August 17, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
423 Main Street
Oley, PA 19547

Funeral Service
August 17, 2019

10:00 AM
Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc.
423 Main Street
Oley, PA 19547

August 17, 2019

4:00 PM
Pricetown Cemetery
5 Cemetery Road
Fleetwood, PA 19522

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