2017-03-23 / Obituaries

Larry Wayne Snyder

March 10, 2017

Larry Wayne SnyderLarry Wayne SnyderLarry Wayne Snyder, 75, of Sugar Run, PA, passed away suddenly on Friday, March 10, 2017 at his home.

Born on Oct. 8, 1941 in Hollenback, he was the son of the late Theodore and Mary Matthews Snyder. He married the former Audrey Chamberlin on April 21, 1962, and together, they had three children, Ted Wayne, Ronda Jane and Christopher Paul. Larry worked for Taylor Packing, now known as Cargill, for 42 years until his retirement in 2003.

Larry was a lifetime member of the Towanda Gun Club, a member of the Monroeton Rod and Gun Club and the Hollenback United Methodist Church. He loved John Deere tractors and was into wood working. Also, he loved hunting, camping and going to the Bloomsburg Fair. He loved farming as a young man, and that showed later in his life, as he would maintain the family property by cutting wood and feeding the birds and deer. He was always willing to help his family, friends, neighbors and even strangers. He was sometimes known as the self-proclaimed mayor of Hollenback.

Larry is survived by his wife of 54 years, Audrey Snyder of Sugar Run; his three children, Ted Snyder, Ronda Snyder and Chris Snyder and his wife, Cindy; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his brother, Harold Snyder; sisters, Marge (Jesse) Kisner and Marilyn (Thomas) Bryan; sister-in-law, Pat (Tom) Heyer; brothers-in-law, Ronald Chamberlin, David (Kathy) Chamberlin and Butch (Marlene) Chamberlin; sister-in-law, Jeanette Chamberlin, as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his infant brother, Donald Theodore Snyder; sister-in-law, Terry Snyder; parents-in-law, Cleon and Camille Chamberlin; brother-in-law, Donald Chamberlin and sister-in-law, Joyce Chamberlin.

Funeral services for Larry were held on Monday, March 13 at 1 p.m. at the Sheldon Funeral Home, 155 Church Street, Wyalusing. Interment followed at the Wyalusing Borough Cemetery. Family and friends called at the funeral home on Sunday, March 12 from 3 to 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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