Ronald L. Snyder, age 79, of Spring Garden Township, York, died Saturday morning,
September 5, 2020, at his residence. He was the husband of late Susan A. (Stewart)
Snyder, who died August 31, 2020.
Born on June 27, 1941 in York, the son of the late Walter L. and Mildred C. (Ecker)
Snyder, he was a 1959 graduate of William Penn High High School. He married his high school
sweetheart, Susan Stewart, in 1960, and then entered the US Air Force where he served
until 1963. He worked at Keystone Seneca Wire Cloth Company, in Hanover, and more
recently at New York Wire Cloth Company, in York, retiring as Plant Manager. After
retirement he proudly worked for York Suburban School District. He was an active
member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church, where he was a softball coach, and
where he enjoyed acting and singing, and participating in various church productions. He
also enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as playing Bridge and bowling at Suburban
Mr. Snyder is survived by three sons, David L. Snyder, and his wife Nancy, of Statesville,
North Carolina, Michael L. Snyder, of York, and Jeffrey L. Snyder, and his wife Joanie,
of York; seven grandchildren, Cassandra, Jessica, Andrew, Kathryn, Valerie, Daniel, and
James; and a great granddaughter, Isabelle. He is also preceded in death by a son,
Richard L. Snyder; and a half sister, Marian L. Laity.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 11, 2020, at
Greenmount Cemetery, with his Pastor, The Rev. Dale Parker, officiating and flag
presentation by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. Kuhner Associates Funeral
Directors, Inc., 863 South George Street, York, is in charge of arrangements. The service
will be streamed on Facebook.com/KuhnerAssociates.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Aldersgate United Methodist
Church, 397 Tyler Run Road, York, PA 17403.
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