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Kenneth J. Snyder

Born: Thu., Jul. 9, 1953
Died: Fri., Sep. 29, 2017


Services are to be announced


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Kenneth J. Snyder, 64, of Clay Twp., Butler PA. went to be with the Lord on September 29th after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born July 9th, 1953 in New Castle, PA, he was the son of the Late Kenneth D. and Cellesta Snyder.
Ken graduated from Moniteau High School and went on to work at Cooper Bessemer in Grove City. Later he joined Local #66 Operating Engineers and often worked alongside his father running heavy equipment.  Before retiring, he worked for Earl Duncan Excavating and enjoyed the friendship of the men that worked there.  

Ken belonged to the Boyers Sportsman’s Association. He loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed doing a vegetable garden along with the help of his granddaughter, Vesta, at his side. Ken loved music, especially the Beatles and Country Music. He attended Gods Country Church affiliated with the United Methodist Church of Butler.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of 44 years Patricia Janet Snyder whom he married August 18th, 1973; two sons: Christopher J. (Amber) Snyder of Powder Springs GA., and Matthew K. Snyder of Boyers, PA.; one stepson: Vernon C. (Nahtanha) Brown of Venus, PA.; one stepdaughter: Patricia E. (Darryl) Cole of West Sunbury, PA.; 9 grandchildren: Kayla E (Joe) Stiner, Rebekah and Rachael Brown, Trinity, Sage and Vesta Snyder, Anissa, Ella and Avery Snyder; one sister: Diane (Dale) Cupec; one brother: Brian (Beth) Snyder; two nieces,and four nephews.

Upon Ken’s request, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be at a later date in October officiated by Pastor Tim Goodman.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice of Concordia.  

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