Gary  Snyder Sr.

Obituary of Gary J. Snyder Sr.

Canaseraga – Gary J. Snyder Sr., 77 years of age, passed away Saturday afternoon, August 1, 2020 at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville. Gary was born September 24, 1942 in Hornell the son of Evelyn and Jeanette (Merrick) Snyder. He grew up in and resided in Hornell and also lived for a number of years in Arkport and for the last 50 years he resided in Canaseraga. Gary was employed at Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation as a welder for over 38 years. Gary and Diana Rex were married May 13, 1995 in Canaseraga and together have celebrated over 25 years together. His hobbies were many as he enjoyed camping at Sun Valley; hunting and fishing; especially travelling to Cananda for fishing. Gary was pre-deceased by his parents; step-deughter, Valerie Hoffman; brothers, Robert, Richard and Donald Snyder; and sister Beverly Silviara. He is survived by his wife, Diana Snyder of Canaseraga; his children Gary Jr. (Diane) Snyder of Wayland and Kelly (John) Lawrow of Hornell; his step-children, Susan (Ken) Burley of Atlanta, John (Tracy) Mann of TX and Timothy (Jackie) Mann of Cohocton; 13 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters in law, James Rex of Dansville, Marilyn Stratton of Dansville, Janet (Al) White of Arkport and Judy (John) Oats of Bath; along with several nieces and nephews. Gary’s funeral service will be private and at the convenience of his family with interment and committal prayers taking place at Rogersville Forest Lawn Cemetery in S. Dansville. Contributions in memory of Gary J. Snyder Sr. may be made to the Canaseraga Ambulance Company, PO Box 235, Canaseraga, NY 14822 or to the Juvenile Diabetes Assoc., PO Box 37920, Boone, IA 50037-0920. A special thank you to the nurses and Noyes Memorial Hospital; Sonja, Ken and Maddie for their special care for Gary!

Funeral Service

Private and at the convenience of Gary's family.

Rogersville Forest Lawn Cemetery, South Dansville

Private and at the convenience of Gary's family.
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