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March 21, 2019

Don Snyder, 94, of East Freedom, passed away on Thursday evening, March 7, 2019, at the James E. Van Zandt Medical Center, Altoona.

A funeral will be held at the convenience of the family. Pastor Lawrence Martin will officiate.

Interment will be made in Holsinger Cemetery, Bakers Summit.

Don was born on Aug. 25, 1924, in Roaring Spring, the son of the late Walter and Annie (Brown) Snyder.

He married Audrey J. Burger on Feb. 11, 1948. She preceded him in death on Sept. 2, 1991.

Don is survived by four children: Bob Snyder and wife Rosella of East Freedom, Diane Frey and husband Stephen of Virginia, John Snyder and wife Rhonda of East Freedom and Donna Bon and husband Daniel of East Freedom; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Virginia Hoover; three sisters: Phyllis Snyder, Ruby Snyder and Doris Speck; and eight brothers: Kenneth, Denver, Charles Elwood, Robert, Walter Jr., John, James and Darl.

He was a graduate of Morrison Cove High School, Martinsburg.

Don was employed at various local police departments and he retired as a police officer for the Pennsylvania Railroad.

He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II.

Don was a member of the Albright Church of the Brethren, where he had previously served as deacon, Sunday school superintendent and trustee.

He enjoyed camping, woodworking, hunting and gardening. Don was a man of many talents and freely shared those talents with others.

Arrangements by the Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc.,, Roaring Spring.


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