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John T. Schwering, 53 of Greensburg, passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, after a car accident in Ripley County. John was born on Oct. 4, 1963, in Greensburg, the son of Samuel and Phyllis (Hardebeck) Schwering.
John is survived by his daughter, Erica (Brandon) Lay of Huntertown, Indiana; his son, Justin Schwering, of Greensburg; his mother, Phyllis Schwering, of Greensburg; and three brothers, Gary Schwering of Greensburg, Stephen Schwering of Louisville, Kentucky, and Michael (Kristi) Schwering of Greensburg. He was preceded in death by his father.
John worked several construction jobs throughout his life, mainly doing carpentry work and welding. He loved being outdoors, especially camping and fishing.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 11 a.m. until the start of the funeral service at 1 p.m. at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.
Published on November 14, 2016
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