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John C. Pidwell Obituary
CUYAHOGA FALLS -- John C. Pidwell, 89, passed away April 11, 2013.

He was born in Akron and served in the U.S. Army Air Force as a fighter pilot in World War II. He then graduated from The University of Akron in 1949, with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. John retired from Cahill Corporation as the owner and president of 48 years. He was past president of Builders Exchange of Akron, the Mechanical Contractors of Akron, The Akron Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors, the Cuyahoga Falls Rotary Club, and chairman of the Ohio State Plumbing Advisory Board.

Preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen of 61 years and son, John, he is survived by daughter, Hilda Pidwell of Green and sister, Grace Broggini of Akron.

Friends may call one hour prior to a 12 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, April 13 in the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, Pastor Bob Linsz officiating. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery. In lieu of other remembrances, memorials may be made to Senior Independence, 1815 W. Market St., Akron, OH 44313.


Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Apr. 12, 2013
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