Robert Andrew Snyder Sr.

Robert Andrew Snyder, Sr. Robert Andrew Snyder, Sr., on Sept. 30, 2013, age 78 of Havertown, formerly of Phila. Robert was a retired Phila. Police Officer for 34 years 24 of those years was spent in the homicide division. His work was featured in the book The Murder Room. Robert also worked in the Office of the Inspector general. A self taught artist his sketches were often used for court cases as crime scene photos. He was involved with many high profile cases. On Sept. 23, 1993 he was the 1st recipient of the VIDOCQ Society Medal, an organization that solves cold cases. An avid Phillies fan, singer, enjoyed his time at Bear Creek in the Poconos. He enjoyed spending his time with his family. Survivors: Loving husband of Helen V. (nee French), devoted father of Robert Jr. (Irene), Mark (Pamella), Missy (Peter) Taggart, Paul, Patricia (Moses) Farhat, Stephen (Mary), David (Deborah), Maureen (Daniel) Grosser, Andrew (Dawn), Bernadette (Bob) Bartholomew, Susan (Kiyoumars) Fard, John (Donna), Dorothy (Karen Mellon), and Catherine (Angel) Rojas, 36 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren, and his sister Joan (Joe) Schnatterer. Viewing: Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing Thurs. evening, 6-8 PM, at The D'Anjolell Memorial Home, 2811 West Chester Pike, Broomall, PA 19008 and Friday morning, 9:30 am, at St. Matthias Church, 128 Bryn Mawr Ave., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Funeral Mass: 10:30 AM, Friday, at St. Matthias Church Interment: Ss Peter & Paul Cemetery In lieu of flowers: Donations in Robert's memory can be made to the Phila. Police Survivors Fund, 11630 Caroline Rd., Phila., PA 19154. Jim Stigale FD Condolences: can be made at

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Published in The Daily Times on Oct. 2, 2013