William R Switzer

June 27, 1937 ~ February 17, 2018 (age 80)
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William R Switzer died Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Ashbrook Nursing Home, Scotch Plains.  He was born in Orange, NJ and resided in Iselin before moving to Toms River in 2011. William was a foreman for PSE & G in Elizabeth for 35 years retiring in 1996.  He was a proud Eagle Scout and a member of the Iselin Knights of Columbus. He was a past president of The Colonia High School Fifth Quarter Club serving 3 terms.

            He was predeceased by his parents Peter and Anna Switzer and his sister Gladys Shelly. Surviving are his wife of 56 years Mary Switzer, his children William Michael Switzer and his husband Frank Champa, Philip Switzer and his wife Eileen, Robert Switzer and his wife Lisa, Cindy Cranston and her Husband Bryan, his grandchildren Mark, Steven, Robert, Brandon, Danielle, Megan, Morgan and Ronin, also his sister Nancy LaVerso.

            Visitation will be held on Monday February 19, 2018 at 4:00PM to 8:00PM at the GOSSELIN FUNERAL HOME, 660 New Dover Road, Edison.  Funeral Blessing will be held on Tuesday February 20, 2018 at 10:00AM at the funeral home. Cremation will follow at Rosehill Crematory Linden.

            In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in his loving memory to: Boy Scout of America.

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