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Robert W. Snyder Sr.

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Robert W. Snyder Sr. Obituary
Robert W. Snyder, Sr.

AGE: 85 • Elkton, MD

Robert William Snyder, Sr., age 85, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016. Born in Philadelphia, PA, on March 30, 1931, he was the son of the late John and Ruby Munn Snyder.

A U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Snyder retired as an aerospace engineer from Thiokol Corporation, Elkton, after 39 years of service. He loved spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren. Mr. Snyder was a past member of the Freemasons and American Legion Cecil Post #15, Elkton. An avid sports fan, he enjoyed reading, playing golf and word puzzles.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Mitzie Powell Snyder; children, Brad Snyder and wife, Linda, Port Deposit, MD, and Beth Snyder Rotenberry and husband, Craig, Newark, DE; grandchildren, Rachael, Craig and Sarah; step-grandchildren, Paul, Chuck and Jackie; sister, Eve Glantz, Port Ludlow, WA; nieces, Denise and Darlene; and nephew, Dale.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Snyder was preceded in death by his son, Robert Snyder, Jr.; and brother, John Snyder.

Family and friends are invited to attend the graveside service at 11 a.m., Saturday, October 1, 2016, in Elkton Cemetery, Howard Street, Elkton, MD.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Union Hospital Baskets of Hope, in care of Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton Street, Elkton, MD 21921.
Published in The News Journal on Sept. 25, 2016
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