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Joseph A. Snyder, Sr., age 89, of 658 Riverhill Drive, Catawissa, died at 6:40 a. m. Saturday at the Bloomsburg Care & Rehabilitation Center where he was a patient.
Born in Mahoning Township, Montour County on April 13, 1930, he was the son of the late William H. and Mary E. (Dawson) Snyder. He resided in Catawissa Township since August, 2017 and had previously lived in Danville.
Joseph was employed at the former Kennedy Van Saun plant in Danville for many years as an equipment mechanic.
He enjoyed golfing. His memberships included the East End Fire Co. and the Washington "Washies" Fire Co., both of Danville; the Southside Fire Co., Riverside and the Teamsters Union.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by and infant son, George William Snyder; a brother William "Bo" Snyder and a sister, Catherine "Kate" Kifolo.
He is survived by three children: Jo A. Sudol, Catawissa; Joseph A. Snyder, Jr., and his wife Jan, Goodyear, Arizona ; Jane E. Adams, with whom he last resided in Catawissa; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two brothers: Earl Snyder, and his wife Betty and Bruce Snyder, and his wife Violet, all of Danville and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will ,be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 11 a. m. in the Fairview Cemetery, Danville, with Pastor Gregory Molter, pastor of St. Paul's Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Danville, officiating.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Roat-Kriner Funeral Home, 1133 Bloom Road, Danville.