Grier Snyder, 85, of St. Augustine FL and formerly of Danville PA departed
this life on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Clyde Lassen Veterans Nursing Home
in St. Augustine FL where he had resided for three years. He was born
September 3, 1929 in Danville PA the son of the late Harry J. and Hilda P.
attended Danville High School. He served his country in the United States
Navy as a Radio Operator Third Class during the Korean War and World War
married for 63 years to the late Beverly Lou Quartermain Snyder who preceded
him in death on August 7, 2012.
managed dry cleaning stores, mostly in the Massachusetts area and was the
owner of Penn Cleaners in Catawissa, Danville and Northumberland PA.
a past commander of the American Legion Post 541 in Catawissa PA and a
member of the Danville Elks.
enjoyed hunting and fishing.
survived by one son, Harry K. Snyder and his wife Linda of Bloomsburg PA and
one daughter, Pamela G. Snyder Brown and her husband Ron of St. Augustine
FL. He is also survived by five grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren. Also surviving is one brother Terry S. Snyder and his
wife Carol of Tavares FL.
special heartfelt thank you is extended to the residents and staff of the
Clyde Lassen Veterans Nursing Home for their compassionate care and
honorable recognition of his service to our country.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of his life to be
held Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W
Mahoning Street Danville PA with the Reverend Melody Sell Washingtonville
Lutheran Church officiating. Friends will be received from 12:00 Noon until
the time of the service.
will be private in Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville. PA. Military Rites will
be accorded by the United States Navy Honor Guard.