Brady D. Snyder


Brady D. Snyder, 88, of Fairview Avenue, Milton, passed away on Aug. 15, 2019, at his home.
He was born June 1, 1931, in West Milton, a son of the late Uriah S. and Florence (Snyder) Snyder. On Nov. 10, 1985, he married the former Sylvia Coup who survives.

Brady was a 1949 graduate of Milton High School where he played football, and was a 1960 graduate of Western New England College where he earned a BBA. He enlisted in the Air Force and served from 1949-1953 serving in Japan, Korea and at Westover Air Force Base. He was a high-speed radio operator.
Brady spent his working life in Massachusetts working mostly for Monsanto holding many positions before retiring in 1990 as an import/export manager.
Earlier in his life he was active in the Western New England College Alumni Association where he was the 7th recipient of the Silver Letter Society award and in the Agawam, MA community serving in the P.T.A, the veteran's committee, the Y.M.C.A. Board, the Beautification Committee, and other various town committees. He was a life member and former commander of the VFW Post 1632 in Agawam and a life member of Post 1665 in Milton. He was also a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1208, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 171, Fraternal Order of the Elks Lodge 913, American Legion Post 71, and 40/8 Voiture 13 all in Milton and Liberty Township Fire Co. in Mooresburg. Earlier in life he liked reading, golf, fishing, hunting, and most sports. After retirement he enjoyed traveling, camping, dancing and sitting on his front porch listening to music.

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia; one daughter, Debbie Poiner and husband Lance of Massachusetts; two sons, Rich Snyder and wife Laura of Connecticut and Jim Snyder of Massachusetts; four grandchildren; and special stepgrandchildren, Stacey Hovenstine, Billie Levitan, Thomas Hovenstine, and Jeffrey Levitan.

Brady was preceded in death by one brother, Uriah Snyder; one sister, Betty Stark; and one stepdaughter, Cynthia Levitan.

Friends and relatives will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, with the Rev. Dr. Stephen Shirk officiating.
Burial with military honors will be in Harmony Cemetery in Milton.

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Aug 20, 2019
America the Beautiful was purchased for the family of Brady D. Snyder by CHRISTINE ULRICH.  Send flowers
Kris Henninger
Aug 19, 2019
Brady was a very special man. His smile, his laughter, and his stories will be greatly treasured. I will miss seeing him.....God Speed my friend. Peace to your loving family.
Ruth HollenbachSilvia
Aug 18, 2019
Silvia so sorry then just talked to Glenda and told me bout Homer hard to believe.still think of work days last day told him I'd dance at his wedding he said ya right.thinking of you prayers coming. Ruth.