David L. Snyder

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PERKASIE — David L. Snyder, of Perkasie, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his residence. He was 83.

He and his beloved wife, Mary (Boyd) Snyder, would have celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary Aug. 16.

He was born in Danville, a son of the late Albert and Mildred (Erdman) Lewis.

He served as a sergeant first class with the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

A self-employed plumber, he owned and operated David L. Snyder and Sons for 39 years before retiring in 1999.

He was a member of Finland Mennonite Church, Pennsburg.

An avid fan of both NASCAR and the Philadelphia Phillies, his hobbies also included tinkering with cars.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three sons, Michael David Snyder and his wife, Elah, of Greenville, W.Va., Gary Lee Snyder and his wife, Yvonne, of Schuylkill Haven, and the Rev. Jeffrey Allen Snyder and his wife, Laura, of Mount Joy; two daughters, Cathy Ann Haberle and her husband, Brian, of Perkasie, and Cheryl Lynn Ingram and her husband, Greg, of Quakertown; 10 grandchildren, Christopher, Rachel, Daniel, Gretel, Kyle, Katrina, David, Katelyn, Colin and Kelly; five great-grandchildren, Emily, Liam, Lily, Olivia and Emma; a sister, Jeannie Lawrence and her husband, Harold, of Paxinos, and four brothers, Gordon Snyder, of Lewisburg, James Snyder, of Coal Township, Carl Snyder, of Sunbury, and Larry Snyder of Elysburg.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Judy Horne, and a grandson, Josh.


SNYDER — David L. Snyder, 83, of Perkasie. A funeral service will be held at noon Friday at the Finland Mennonite Church, 1750 Ziegler Road, Pennsburg. Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be at noon Saturday in the Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675. The Bernard Suess Funeral Home, 606 Arch St., Perkasie, www.suessfuneralhome.net, has charge of arrangements.
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Published in The News Item on July 29, 2014
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