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Russell R. Snyder, 86, of Emmaus, died on Monday, February 3, 2014, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Twp. He was the husband of Betty Mae (Schaffer) Snyder. The couple would have celebrated 62 years of marriage on September 6th. Born in Limeport, PA, he was the son of the late Roy and Alma E. (Weaver) Schaffer. He was a member of St. Pauls Blue Lutheran Church, Coopersburg. Russell was an Army Air Force Veteran serving during World War II, was a Lifetime member of the Coopersburg VFW Post 3405 and was a 50 Year Member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. He was an assembler and driver for Mack Trucks for 25 years before retiring in 1987 and was a member of the Local Union 677. Previously he was a truck driver for the former Dorsey Light Company. Russell was active in the community including his lifetime membership to both the Lower Milford Twp. Fire Co. and the Quakertown Moose, and was a member of the Lower Lehigh Lions Club. Survivors: Wife; daughters, Susan M. Arnold and her husband Millard of Macungie, and Connie J. Kramer of Lake Villa, IL; grandchildren, Kevin Smith, Tanya Ondrovic and Amanda Kramer; and great-granddaughter, Kayla Wood. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Russell Smith. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 225 Elm Street, Emmaus. A viewing will be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home. Interment in Chestnut Hill Cemetery. Contributions: May be made to St. Pauls Blue Church, 5900 Applebutter Hill Rd., Coopersburg, PA 18036

Published in Morning Call on Feb. 6, 2014
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