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Anne E. (Sefcik) Switney

November 18, 1920 — July 18, 2022


Anne Elizabeth Switney, 101

Poland - Anne Elizabeth Switney, 101, of Poland, OH passed away Monday morning, July 18, 2022, at the Assumption Village nursing home in North Lima.

Anne was born November 18, 1920 in Youngstown, OH, a daughter of the late William and Helen (Skovera) Sefcik.

Anne was a charter member of Holy Family Parish in Poland, a member of Saints Cyril & Methodius Church Infant Jesus of Prague Guild, and the Senior Citizens Group at that church.

Anne was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. She enjoyed planting and caring for her flower gardens. She was an excellent cook, precise baker, and avid reader.

Her loving kindness, sweetness, considerate nature and ready laugh were her most endearing qualities.

Anne is survived by two daughters, Lorraine M. (James) Book of New Castle, PA and Deborah A. (John) Morgan of Akron, OH; five grandchildren, Alexis (Andrew) Wright of Hershey, PA, Vanessa (Vishnu) Pasumarthy of Twinsburg, OH, Whitney Book of Brookhaven, GA, Margaret (Anthony) Woodlief of Oak Ridge, NC, and Alexander Morgan of Fairlawn, OH; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, Anne was preceded in death by her husband of 31 years, Alexander E. Switney, two sisters, Helen Wagner and Theresa Olenik; and a brother, William Sefcik.

Family and friends may call on Friday, July 22, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home, 270 N. Main Street in Poland, There will be a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Church, 2729 Center Road in Poland with Fr. Matthew Humerickhouse officiating. Interment will follow in the Poland Riverside Cemetery, Poland, OH.

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Service Schedule

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Friday, July 22, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home Poland

270 North Main Street, Poland, OH 44514

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, July 23, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

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