Obituary of James SNYDER
James H. “Jim” SNYDER, 74, of Genesee, PA, died Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA.
Born June 21, 1943, in Genesee, he was the son of Hiram and Lucene G. Dunn Snyder.
A 1961 graduate of Northern Potter High School, he was the owner of Jim’s Joy Farm Registered Holsteins from 1961 – 1968. He was employed by the Dept. of Forests and Waters, PA Dept. of Highways, Wellsville Button Factory, Current Controls in Wellsville, Otis Eastern, Genesee Hardware, and retired from Dresser-Rand, Wellsville, NY in 2006 after over 38 years.
Jim served as an officer of Local 1580 I.A.M., as a shop steward, and a member of Moose Lodge #601 in Wellsville. He served as a Genesee Township Supervisor and as vice-president and president of the Genesee Park and Recreation Board. Jim enjoyed country music, NASCAR and local racing, and the greatest friendship of animals, especially his dog and best friend, Cuddles.
Surviving are: two step-daughters, Linda Grover and Diane Marsden; step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; a half-brother, Harold Earl Snyder; and the love of his life, Julie Morsman. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two half-brothers, Austin Snyder and Robert Snyder; and a half-sister, Bernice “Peg” Woolley.
Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA on Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Monday, April 30, 2018 in the Solid Rock Bible Church, Hickox, PA. The Rev. Mel Ternes will officiate. Burial will be in Genesee Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Genesee Volunteer Ambulance, P.O. Box 9, Genesee, PA 16923 or the Genesee Park and Recreation Board, c/o Genesee Township, P.O. Box 1, Genesee, PA 16923.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.