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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Phyllis R. Snyder, 82, of 139 Clarence Street, Bradford, PA

Phyllis R. Snyder, 82, of 139 Clarence Street, passed away Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011 at Bradford Ecumenical Home.

Born July 10, 1928, in Butler, she was a daughter of the late Spurgeon and Rudelle (Young) Minich.

On September 4, 1944 in the First Baptist Parsonage she married Melvin Preston Snyder, Jr. who died on May 20, 1996.

Mrs. Snyder was a graduate of Punxsutawney High School. She had worked as a buyer in the purchasing department at Dresser Mfg. for 33 years, retiring in 1990. She volunteered for the Bradford Hospital Auxiliary, and for many years for the Bradford Township Fire Department Auxiliary. She was a Board Member at Futures Rehabilitation Center, and a member of Sigma Alpha Sorority where she held all local and regional offices, and for 3 years she was the National Recording Secretary for the Sorority. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and a member of the Wimodosis and served on various church committees.

Surviving are a daughter, Sandra (Jerry) Green of Bradford; two grandsons, Stephen (Dana) Green of Bradford, and Eric Green of Rochester, NY; three great grandchildren, Lexis Green, Logan Green, and Rachael Huff; three sisters, Shirlie Keenan of Bradford, Marcella (Larry) Smith of Austin, TX, and Judy Peer of Sarasota, FL; a brother, Spurgeon Minich of Bradenton, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son Duane "Butch" Snyder on June 30, 1990 and one sister Wanda Yonker.

Family will be receiving friends on Friday, June 24, 2011 from 3 to 5 & 7 to 9pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc. East Main St.

Friends are invited to attend funeral services at 11:00am on Saturday, June 25th, in the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Verner pastor officiating. Committal services and burial will follow in McKean Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions if desired may be made to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 23-25 Chambers Street, Bradford, PA 16701 or Bradford Ecumenical Home, 100 St. Francis Drive, Bradford, PA 16701.

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