Judith A. 'Judy' Snyder July 29, 1947 -April 5, 2007 Judith A. "Judy" Snyder, 59, of State College, died Thursday, April 5, 2007, at her residence, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born July 29, 1947, in Philipsburg, she was the daughter of Dorothy G. "Dot" Beckwith Stewart, of Port Matilda, and the late Calvin E. "Earl" Stewart, who died March 12, 2007. On July 21, 1973, she married John W. "Jack" Snyder, who survives at home. Judy was a 1965 graduate of Tyrone High School. She was an Administrative Assistant at Penn State University, Office of Development, the Commonwealth College and previously worked at the Communication Station. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She served as Executive Director of the Cancer Survivor's Association, Inc., which became her life's work. The association was co-founded with her friend, Janet Bowman, who died December 17, 2003. In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by her two sons, Jonathan B. Snyder and his fiancŽ Lauren, of State College, and Travis E. Snyder and Traci, of State College; and a brother, Calvin E. Stewart, Jr. and his wife Kathy, of Point of Rocks, Md. Visitation will be from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday April 9, 2007, at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday April 10, 2007, also at Koch Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dan Nold and the Rev. Clair Pennebaker officiating. Burial will be in Centre County Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Survivor's Association, Inc., in care Cindy Kane, 1863 Park Forest Ave., State College, PA 16803.
Published in Centre Daily Times on Apr. 7, 2007.