Snyder, Richard


Richard R. Snyder

Richard R. Snyder, 74, of Sandy Ridge, PA died on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Mt. Nittany Medical Center in State College, PA.

Born on October, 16, 1940 in Sandy Ridge, PA, he was the son of the late Charles & Edith (Sharpless) Snyder.  He married Virginia E. (Hosband) Snyder on June 12, 1965 in Sandy Ridge, PA; she survives at home.

Mr. Snyder was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Sandy Ridge, PA.  He had worked at Fleet Operations for Penn State University and was a 1959 graduate of the Philipsburg-Osceola High School.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by:  a brother, Ronald Snyder; and a sister-in-law, Patty Snyder.

Along with his wife, Mr. Snyder is survived by two sons, David R. Snyder of Sandy Ridge, PA and Brian D. Snyder of Osceola Mills, PA.

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 28, 2015 at the Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Osceola Mills, PA, with Pastor Terry N. Daugherty officiating.  Burial will be at the Philipsburg Cemetery in Philipsburg, PA.

Visitation will be on Sunday, September 27, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 3, Sandy Ridge, PA 16677.

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