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John Bovyer of Electrical Sales of Ohio Passes

April 5, 2019
He and his wife Cynthia founded rep agency Electrical Sales of Ohio in 1979.

John Robert Bovyer, 73, Hudson, OH, a well-known independent manufacturers’ rep, passed away on March 24. He is survived by his wife Cynthia; and sons John Robert Bovyer III (Cecelia Lotz) and Brian Bovyer. According to a post by his family on Facebook, “John and Cindy started Electrical Sales of Ohio together in 1979 where they both worked along with their son John Bovyer III until they sold the business in 2018. John served on the National Electrical Manufacturers’ Representative Association (NEMRA) board of directors, and  the board of directors for the Electrical League of Ohio (18 Years). He also served as chairperson of the Cleveland Electro-Expo in 2000.”

According to his obituary in Cleveland’s Plain Dealer, a memorial gathering will be held on April 20 from 1 pm to 4 pm at Johnson-Romito Funeral Home, Hudson, OH, followed by a closing celebration of John's life at 4 pm. Details available at