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Patricia G. Snyder


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Patricia G. Snyder Obituary
Patricia G. Snyder, 85, of Fox Chapel, passed away Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Cherished wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Patricia is survived by her children, Patricia S. Cunningham, Nicholas S. Snyder, Christopher C. Snyder (April) and Tracey S. Roman, as well as her 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, James J. and Margaret Walsh Garvey; beloved husband, Franklin C. Snyder; brother, Peter J. Garvey; sister, Jane Garvey Wentley; and sons, George Peter and James Theodore "Teddy" Simons. Patricia volunteered at Magee-Womens Hospital for more than 25 years in the Surgical Recovery Unit. During that time, she was honored to serve as the president of the Volunteer Service Board and remained a board member for multiple subsequent years. In 1990, she established the Franklin C. Snyder Scholarship Fund at Longue Vue Club. The college scholarship endowment was created for and open to all employees of Longue Vue regardless of their employment capacity. Since its inception, more than 400 scholarships have been awarded. This year marks the second year of the Patricia G. Snyder Excellence Scholarship. This award was initiated to honor and award the top recipient within the scholarship field who demonstrated superior scholastic achievement, work ethic and excellence among the scholarship class.
Friends were received Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at the WEDDELL-AJAK FUNERAL HOME, 100 Center Ave., Aspinwall, where a parting prayer was held at 9:30 a.m. Friday followed by a Christian funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Scholastica Church, Aspinwall. Burial followed at Calvary Cemetery, Pittsburgh.
In lieu of flowers, please send a donation in memory of Patricia G. Snyder to the , 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
Published in The Herald on Aug. 31, 2017
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