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Richard W. Snyder

January 1, 1937 — February 25, 2014

Richard W. Snyder, 77, of Greenville, formerly of Allison Park passed away at 9:30 P.M. on Tuesday February 25, 2014 at UPMC Horizon in Greenville, following a lengthy fight against cancer.

Born January 1, 1937 in Forestville, he was a son of the late Chester Monroe and Mary Jameson Snyder.

Richard was a graduate of Slippery Rock High School and then graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor"s of Science degree.

Dick worked as an LPN for many years at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was a very caring and compassionate oncology department nurse. While working at Allegheny General Hospital, he won the prestigious President"s Award for Excellence in Nursing.

Surviving are three brothers; John Roy Snyder and his friend Jan of Mercer, Leo Snyder and his wife Loretta of Rockville, MD and Paul Snyder and his wife Sandra of Zepher Hills, FL; a sister, Marybelle Montgomery of Grove City; two sisters-in-law, Eleda Snyder of Forestville and Mary Snyder of Long Island NY.

He had a special place in his heart for and is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. He has a very special bond with two of his nieces, Valerie and Vickie Montgomery of Brewer, ME. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers; Francis Snyder, Chester Monroe Snyder Jr., William Snyder, Donald Snyder; two sisters, Lois Ann Snyder and Ruth Ester Snyder; a sister "in-law Dorothy Snyder and a brother-in-law William Montgomery.

Family and friends welcome Wednesday March 5th 2014,��from 3:00 " 7:00 P.M. at the Jamison Funeral Home Inc. 117. N. Main St. Harrisville.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday March 6, 2014 at St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church in Forestville by Rev. Kevin G. Poecking, pastor of the church. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH.

Interment will follow at St. Anthony Cemetery.

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