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Steven S. Snyder, 60, of Sunbury, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017, at his residence.

He was born April 13, 1957, in Tyrone, a son of the late Jack S. and Donna J. (McCahan) Snyder. He was married for 11 years to Lori Jo English Snyder. They were married on Aug. 28, 2006.

Steven graduated from Warren High School in 1975. He later graduated with a nursing degree from Jamestown Community College.

He was employed as a registered nurse for many years, most recently at the Danville State Hospital. He retired from this position in April of this year.

He was an avid fisherman. Steven loved animals and was especially fond of his German Shepherd, Thunder. Steve spent considerable time at the river with his family and his dogs, who loved the river as much as he. Steve loved camping and spent time in various campgrounds, both in and out of Pennsylvania.

Steven was an active member of the Sunbury Bowling League.

In addition to his wife he is survived by three sons, Jeromy Snyder and his companion, Tiffany Hoffmaster, of Mifflinburg, Joshua Snyder and his wife Julianne, of Middletown, Del., and Jon Snyder, of York, Pa.; and four daughters, Rachel Rossiter and her husband Daniel, of Sayre, Pa., Rebecca Yutzy and her husband James, of Carlisle, Pa., Ciara Chappell and her fiancé Raith Carapezza, of Sunbury and Lorissa Snyder, at home. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren, Shawn, Corbin, Lillian, Alex, Malachi, Paxton, Emery, Ari, Jocelynn and Averie; one brother, John Snyder and his wife Kim, of Sugar Grove, Pa., and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Steven's life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church, 20 Brookside Drive (off 642 East), Danville.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

The family will provide flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Danville SPCA, 2801 Bloom Road, Danville, PA 17821.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Visneski Funeral Home, Inc., 10 W. Mahoning St., Danville.

Published on June 30, 2017
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