Richard C. "Dick" Snyder (1940 - 2017)

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Richard C. "Dick" Snyder, 76, of Paul Short Road, Penfield, Pa., passed away, July 10, 2017, at home.
A son of the late Harry and Marcella (Schwabenbauer) Snyder, he was born Sept. 21, 1940, in Ridgway, Pa.
Being raised in St. Marys, Dick graduated from Elk Catholic High School and lived most of his adult life in the Penfield/Sabula area. He worked as a heavy equipment mechanic and die setter through the years, retiring in 2003. A member of the Penfield Firemen's Club and the Sinnemahoning Sportsmen's Club, Dick enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, boating and was an avid NASCAR and Steelers fan.
He is survived by his wife, Colleen (Gelnett) Snyder of Penfield; three sons, Robert Snyder of Kersey, Marty and David Snyder of St. Marys; a daughter, Marilynn (John) Wells of Bradford; a stepson, Casey (Shelly) Overturf of Penfield; stepdaughters, Terri (Donald) Petrini of Penfield, Bobbiann Fink of DuBois, Alice (Mark) Kiger of Hazen, and Deann (Sam) Miller of Latrobe, Pa; along with numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, Dick was preceded in death by his brothers Raymond and Robert, making him the last surviving member of his immediate family. He was also predeceased by his stepdaughter, Jennifer (Overturf) Pittsley and stepson, Edward Fink.
At Dick's request, there will be no viewing or public services. A Celebration of Life Memorial will be held at his family's convenience.
Dick's family suggests memorials to in his name and will be accepting online condolences at
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Ralph M Geer Funeral Home
12045 Bennetts Valley Hwy
Penfield, PA 15849
(814) 637-5401
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Published in The Courier Express on July 12, 2017