2018-04-12 / Obituaries

Ruth Snyder

March 30, 2018

Ruth Snyder Ruth Snyder Ruth (Gary) Snyder departed this earth at her home in Montrose, PA on Friday, March 30, 2018. She was born in Rush Twp., PA, on July 29, 1918, the second child of the late Byron G. Gary and Helen W. (James) Gary of Birchardville, PA.

Ruth is survived by her son, John E. Snyder of Rush Twp.; one brother, Harold G. Gary of Montrose; her only sister, Janet M. (Gary) Fuller and her husband, Robert T. of Ithaca, NY, and one sister-in-law, Connie Gary of Montrose. Also, endeared to her are many nieces and nephews, grand- and double grandchildren and countless friends. She was predeceased by her loving husband, John (Jack) M. Snyder in 1990; brothers, J. Arthur Gary, Willard M. Gary, Capt. Dana E. Gary (KIA in WWII) and Richard T. Gary.

After graduating from Rush High School and Lowell Business School, her career followed various services in the secretarial field. The most interesting, challenging, and satisfying were the 14 years spent in the Experimental Physics Department at Rockefeller University in Manhattan, NY, as executive secretary. She then returned to NEPA in 1985. Ruth was a member of the Montrose United Methodist Church and a member of Chapter “B” Newark Valley, of the International Chapter of PEO, an educational organization for women.

Services for Ruth will be held on Thursday, April 12 at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Montrose with Pastor Doug Sivers officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 9:30 until 11 a.m. Interment will be at the Divine Ridge Cemetery in Rush Twp.

The Daniel K. Regan Funeral Home, 232 S. Main Street, Montrose, was entrusted with the arrangements

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