BRUSHTON – Kenneth J. Snyder Jr, 73, passed away Saturday morning (May 6, 2017) at the Alice Hyde Medical Center. Arrangements are with the Flint Funeral Home, Moira.
Born October 27, 1943, in Malone the son of Kenneth J. Snyder Sr. and Ruth (Jessmer) Snyder. Kenneth was educated locally at the Brushton School. He united into marriage with Mary Roshia on January 16, 1965 at the St. Lawrence Church, North Lawrence. Ken was a self employed truck driver for over 30 years, he owned and operated Snyder Trucking. He was the one that transported the Air Craft that is being displayed at the American Legion Post 939. Ken also had his own pilots license. He enjoyed fishing rabbit hunting, and four-wheeling.
Treasured memories will be forever in the hearts of his wife of 52 years Mary, his children; Frank (Lori) Snyder, Susan (Michael) Nelson, and a daughter-in-law Wanda Sue Snyder all of Brushton. Also surviving him are 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
His siblings Joyce Clookey of Brushton, Betty Lou Richards of Westville, Joanne (Thomas) Belknap of Sodius, NY, Arlington Snyder of Plattsburgh, Leo Snyder and his companion Chris Wacenske Bray of Walworth, NY, Eleanor Snyder of Webster, NY and Frances (Bonnie) Snyder of Ontario, NY.
Besides his parents he is predeceased by two sons, a son during his infancy and Kenneth J. Snyder III who passed away February 6, 2015.
A time of visitation will be held Tuesday (May 9, 2017) from 4-7 at the Flint Funeral Home, Moira. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday 11 a.m. at St. Ann's Church St. Regis Falls. Interment will commence within St. Mary's Cemetery, Brushton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Moira Vol. Fire and Rescue, P.O Box 122, Moira, NY 12957.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.flintfuneralhomeny.com