Crouse-Kauber-Fraley Funeral Home

225 North Main Street, Johnstown, OH


John B Swetnam

January 1, 1958June 1, 2020

John B. Swetnam of Johnstown, Ohio, passed away Monday June 01, 2020 in Newark, Ohio. He was born January 01, 1958 in Columbus, Ohio to Paul and Barbara Swetnam. John always put his love for his family first. He worked hard as a carpenter and as a farmer. John never knew a stranger. John is survived in passing by his loving wife Diana Swetnam; children Angela (Jeremy) Bigler, John (Bethany) Swetnam, Jamie (Brian) Hannah, Lisa (Scott) Devoll, and Kira Cherry; grandchildren Andrew, Ryan, Maea, Kylie, Jesse, Elizabeth, Alexis, Olivia, Vivian, and Dylan ; mother Barbara Swetnam; mother of Angela and John, Penny Cottrill; siblings Anna (Jim) Jenkins, Paul (Chris) Swetnam II, Mark (Robin) Swetnam, Daryle Swetnam; many nieces, nephews; great-nieces and nephews; and a host of other friends, family, and loved ones. He is proceeded in passing by his father Paul Swetnam. A visitation for John will be held Friday June 05, 2020 from 10:00am – 2:00pm at CROUSE-KAUBER-FRALEY FUNERAL HOME 225 N. Main St. Johnstown, Ohio. Following the visitation there will be a private graveside service officiated by Walt Braugh.



  • Visitation

    Friday, June 5, 2020


  • Private Graveside Service


John B Swetnam

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Judy Moore

June 3, 2020

Bethany and John so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Will be thinking of all of you! Love Uncle Mike and Aunt Judy

Ronda (Pritchard) Fought

June 3, 2020

Dear Angela, John and Family, we are so sorry for your loss of your father. I pray God sends you many smile memories as you think of your Dad. Sending our condolences and love, Uncle Ron, Ronda, Roxann, Kelly and families.

Mindy Peddicord

June 3, 2020

I havent seen John since graduation but think about his friendship during my life.I remember he I and Kevin Rose went to Burr Oak for the day on Senior skip day.We had a picnic and swam in the lake and laughed alot!! We wanted to make sure we didnt get caught so of course we went an hour and a half out of the way.He was a good person and friend in High School.May God Bless Him.

Kira Cherry

June 2, 2020

There are far too many memories for me to narrow down just one. However, I will never forget my fathers laugh. He would laugh so hard at the silliest things. He would laugh until their were tears streaming down his face. He was always so happy and it was impossible not to be happy when you were around him. No matter how sad or mad I was he could always make me laugh and smile. No matter how hard I tried not to. His laugh was contagious. He was by far the best man I ever knew. Just good and decent all the way through. He was the epitome of unconditional love. He never gave up on me and always believed in me even when I didn’t believe in myself. There will never be anyone like you Dad. I miss you so much already it can’t even be put into words. Thank you for always being the best Dad. I didn’t deserve you but I am forever grateful that you didn’t agree with that. I love you to pieces Daddy. Always, your little girl

Max Baker

June 2, 2020

John was such a nice person. He will be missed.

Jerry & Sally Gartner

June 2, 2020

John was a nice guy. He always treated me and sally well. deepest sympathy