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134 W. Broadway
Red Lion, PA 17356
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RED LION John Ross Snyder entered into rest on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 1:15 a.m. at his residence at the age of 24. He was born in York on November 24, 1989, and is the son of Brenda L. Pearce of Stewartstown and John R. Snyder and stepmother Kathy A. (Shiffert) Snyder of Red Lion. John was a machine operator with Strip It Cleaning. He loved having fun and lived his life to the fullest. Anything outdoors was his passion, including hunting, fishing, horses and dirt biking. Surviving besides his parents and stepmother are five siblings, Jennifer Snyder (companion Mike Grim) of Red Lion, Elizabeth Kinley (Mike) of York, Amanda Sorcsek of York, Orion Sorcsek of Red Lion and Caleb Sorcsek ( companion Jessica St. Clair) of Wrightsville; maternal grandparents, Benjamin and Ellen (Hanson) Pearce of Stewartstown; maternal great-grandmother, Sarah Wallace of Parkton, Md.; paternal uncles, Roger A. Phillips of Grand Junction, Colo., and William P. Snyder (Nadina) of Red Lion; paternal aunts, Teresa Phillips of Red Lion, Deborah Bentley (Brian) of York, and Beverly A. Light of Reading; maternal aunts, Candy Ross (Kevin) of Stewartstown and Tanya Pearce of Stewartstown; numerous nieces/nephews and cousins; a very dear and close friend, Glenn and Lucille Goodling of Tioga County; and a host of other friends. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John Raymond Snyder and Pauline E. (Horn) Waltemyer. There will be no viewing. Cremation will take place with Burg Funeral Home, Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion. A Service of Honor and Praise for John will take place at a later date. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, it is the wishes of John's family to have contributions offered to the family of Jessica Mellinger, to assist them with funeral expenses. Please send to a family friend, Mrs. Tina Mann, 13823 Winterstown Road, Felton, PA 17322. John's family is deeply saddened and would like to offer their sincerest condolences to the family of Jessica Mellinger and want each of you to know that you are in their hearts, thoughts and prayers. Online condolences may be offered at
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Jan. 27, 2014
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