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In Memory of

Gerald Snyder

January 23, 1932 - September 13, 2016

Obituary


Gerald Malcolm Snyder, 84, of Newburgh, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016. He was born January 23, 1932, in Evansville, IN, to the late Malcolm and Frances (Reidhaar) Snyder.

He was a US Navy Veteran and worked in the oil fields as a geologist right after college. Before retiring from Essex Wire in Boonville after 20 years of service, he had also previously worked at Alcoa. Gerald was very active in Jaycee's where he was the project leader for the building of Newburgh Pool. He also coached little league baseball, enjoyed karaoke, and was...

Gerald Malcolm Snyder, 84, of Newburgh, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016. He was born January 23, 1932, in Evansville, IN, to the late Malcolm and Frances (Reidhaar) Snyder.

He was a US Navy Veteran and worked in the oil fields as a geologist right after college. Before retiring from Essex Wire in Boonville after 20 years of service, he had also previously worked at Alcoa. Gerald was very active in Jaycee's where he was the project leader for the building of Newburgh Pool. He also coached little league baseball, enjoyed karaoke, and was a member of Boonville Country Club and American Legion Kapperman Post #44.

Gerald was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Elizabeth (Schiff), in 2004; and brother, Michael Snyder.

He is survived by his children, Thomas (Joy) Snyder of Sandford, FL, Dr. Timothy (Monica) Snyder of Frankfort, IN and Lisa Snyder of Newburgh, IN; grandchildren, Joshua (Crystal), Nathaniel, Winston and Grayson; step-grandchildren, Ashleigh, Kiersten, Jordon and Ericka; sisters, Susie Anderson of Atlanta, GA and Sharon Solich of Ft. Myers, FL; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Monday, September 19, 2016, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, with a Prayer service at 7:00 PM. A graveside service, officiated by Rev. Thomas Kessler, with military rites by American Legion Kapperman Post #44, will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Pets for Vets, P. O. Box 10860,Wilmington, NC 28404 and the American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311 . Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNewburghChapel.com.