- October 13, 1966 - November 19, 2012
- Norton, Massachusetts
of Mark's Passing
American Cancer Society
30 Speen Street
Framingham, MA 01701
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“Maura and family,
I am so deeply sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of both you and Mark from elementary through high school days and was...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Laura Fletcher Buck - Framingham, MA
“Switzers, Mark was such a huge part of ours lives during the boys growing up years. I don't know how many times he came through for us and what a...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Lauren Bukowski - Norton, MA
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this sad time. Please try to remember all the good times you and your dad had....Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Joan Valenti - Attleboro, MA
“So very saddened to hear of Mark's passing. One of my favorite memories is having late night Monopoly games with Jane & Mark. Picnics in the park...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Amy McCarthy - North Dighton, MA
“I will always remember the time we got chased by the ram at sheep pasture. You taking the time to play wiffle ball or running the bases with me even...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Christopher Chiocca - Holbrook, MA
“Michael and family,
So sorry to hear of Marks passing.
When someone we love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
Our thoughts and...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Mary Karp - Franklin, MA
“You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
7 of 21 | Posted by: Karen & Mark Anderson - Norton, MA
“Mark had a laugh and smile that were contagious! I am so blessed to have been able to know him and his amazing family. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Kathryne McNichols - Hull, MA
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
9 of 21 | Posted by: The Couming's - Norton, MA
“Dear Maura and Family,
We are so sorry to hear of Mark's passing. I hope you can find some comfort in knowing he touched so many people's lives in...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Peggy Levesque - Norton, MA
“Dear Mike and family I am so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of your brother Mark. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Jane Maloney - friend of family
I was so sorry to hear about the sudden loss of your dad after just talking with you about him last Thursday. I too lost my father very...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Cathy Correira - Seekonk, MA
“Our deepest sympathy at this difficult time.
Dave, Judy, Alex and Ryan Consentino
13 of 21 | Posted by: The Consentino Family - Norton, MA
I knew Mark from Easton Lincoln Nursing Home when we both worked there and was so sad to hear that he passed away. Every now and then...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Cathy Heino
“I am so sorry to hear about Mark. The memories of our childhood together are countless and my heart breaks for your entire family. My thoughts and...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Annmarie Thurston Sullivan - MA
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal . . . love leaves a memory no one can steal . . . please accept my deepest sympathy on the passing of Mark
16 of 21 | Posted by: Anne-Marie (Turcotte) Speroni - RI
“We are overwhelmed by grief and shock . . . we will always remember talking with Mark on Saturday, November 17, 2012 on the telephone. We will miss...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Ellie & Harry - LITTLE COMPTON, RI
“Dear Maura, Dominic, Charlie, Harry & Max~
We are so very sad and heartbroken for your loss. Mark was such a wonderfully funny and warm man who...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Deb Serio - Norton, MA - Friend
My deepest sympathy to you and your family during this tragic time of loss. My thoughts and prayers to you and yours.
...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Stephanie Winston - Woburn, MA
“Maura and family,
I am heartbroken for your family over the loss of Mark. I wish you comfort in all of the warm memories of him. I will always...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Jeanne Carreaux - Austintown, OH
“Maura, Dominic, Charlie, Hayden and Max,
We are deeply saddened by your loss, and are sending you many, many blessings to help you through these...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Lynn Regan - norton, MA - friend
Mark D. Switzer, 46, died unexpectedly November 19, 2012, at the Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI. He was the beloved husband of Maura A. (Soares) Switzer. Born in Brockton, he was raised and educated in Easton and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School in Easton. He also was a graduate of Bridgewater State College, class of 1989. He was a longtime resident of Norton. He worked as the food service director for Easton Lincoln Nursing Home in Easton for several years and also worked at Fridays and Friendly's in Mansfield. Primarily, he worked as a stay at home father with his children. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Norton. He was a dedicated husband, father, brother and friend and could always be counted on for a helping hand or a spirited conversation.
He was the father of Dominic J., Charles M., Hayden J. and Max D. Switzer all of Norton. He is survived by his parents, Elizabeth A. (Tucker) Switzer and Donald L. Switzer of Easton and his siblings, David L. of Easton, Michael J. of Franklin and Jane M. Martin of NH. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt.27) Stoughton on Saturday, November 24, at 8:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Church, 1 Power St., Norton at 10 AM. Visiting Hours Friday from 4-8 PM. Interment will take place at Timothy Plain Cemetery, Norton. Donations in Mark's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.