Bruce L. Snyder, Sr.
AGE: 69 • Bridgewater
Bruce L. Snyder, Sr., 69, died on December 11, 2012 surrounded by those he loved. He was born in Ashland, PA on September 8, 1943 to his dear parents John and Ruth Heffner Snyder, Sr. Bruce worked in the Maintenance Department for over 20 years at Bonnie Brae School in Basking Ridge, was a Member of the Bradley Gardens Community Church in Bradley Gardens, and was the former Chief and lifetime member of the Bradley Gardens Volunteer Fire Dept. He was a devoted husband, a loving father, a dear brother, a wonderful grandfather, and a dear father-in-law, who was an avid fisherman, loved wrestling, 50's music, western movies, and Nascar Races at the Flemington Raceway. Bruce was a kind, caring, generous person, and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Bruce is survived by his beloved wife, Geraldine Nissen Snyder of 46 years; his loving children, Bruce Snyder, Jr., Richard Snyder and wife Michelle, James Snyder and wife DeAnn Larsen); a dear brother, John Snyder, Jr.; a loving sister, Patricia Snyder; five wonderful grandchildren, Erik, Haylee, David, Carly, Jessica; a former daughter-in-law, Lisa Snyder. He was predeceased by his sister, Bonnita Jarrett.
Viewing will be held on Friday, December 14, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Somerville Funeral Home, Inc., 10 West End Avenue, Somerville, NJ 08876, (908-725-2079). Religious Services, 8:00 pm at the funeral home conducted by Pastor Susan Gunther of the Bradley Gardens Community Church. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2012 starting with a viewing from 9:30 to 10:30 am at the funeral home followed by a committal service at Somerset Hills Memorial Park, Basking Ridge, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made at the funeral home.
"Always In Our Hearts"