John R. “Jack” Swerens, Jr., 83, of Colerain, Ohio died Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Wheeling Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 11, 1933 in Pittsburgh, PA a son of the late John R. and Evelyn Wilcsek Swerens, Sr.
Jack was a retired employee of A M Multigraphics, attended the East Richland Evangelical Friends Church and was a U.S. Army Veteran. He enjoyed bicycles, his motorcycle, camping and anything out doors but most of all, he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He instilled in his children to be eco-friendly to the environment.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Harrod; a brother, Ronald Swerens.
Surviving are his wife Kathleen Exner Swerens of Colerain; children, Jon (Mary) Swerens of Ft. Wayne, IN., Jeffrey (Jennifer) Swerens of Dublin, OH., Julie (Kevin) Boyd of Wheeling, WV., Aaron Barath of Colerain and Benjamin (Holly) Barath of Grove City, OH; grandchildren, Micah Swerens, Caleb (Jerusha) Swerens, Hannah Swerens, Sarita Swerens, Nora Swerens, Paige Swerens, Connor Boyd and Emily Barath; a great-grandson, Liam Swerens; his former wife, Judith Ruch Swerens of Warwood, WV., a sister-in-law, Mary Swerens of Florida.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 3 pm at Undo’s West 51130 National Road St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950. Final arrangements at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements by Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
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