Harry Marvin Snyder Sr., 71

August 19, 2010
  • Harry Marvin Snyder Sr.

JUNE 27, 1939-AUG. 18, 2010

Clear Spring, Md. - Harry Marvin Snyder Sr., 71, of Clear Spring, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010, from Washington County Hospital.

Born June 27, 1939, in Washington County, he was the son of the late Charles Jesse Snyder and Esther Marie Mills Moore and late stepfather, Hillard "Shorty" Moore.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired union carpenter from Washington, D.C.

Harry was a past coach, manager and umpire with Clear Spring Little League. He was an associate member of the Thomas Pangborn FOP Lodge 88, and the UID of Washington, D.C. In his spare time, Harry and his wife enjoyed traveling through all 50 states and collecting "All God's Children" figurines, but most of all enjoyed spending time with family.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Ruth Louise Yost Snyder of Clear Spring; one daughter, Dianne Summers and husband, Charlie of Hagerstown; one son, Harry "Marvy" Snyder and wife, Tonia of Clear Spring; one sister, Madeline Emerick of Hagerstown; two brothers, Jack Snyder of Frederick, Md., and Bill Mills of Hagerstown; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He is also dearly loved by his surviving grandchildren, Courtney Summers of Hagerstown, Dustin Snyder of Hagerstown, Travis Summers of Hagerstown, Taylor Snyder of Clear Spring, Noah Snyder of Clear Spring and Josh Bowers of Hagerstown.


He was preceded in death by two sisters, Carol Mohr and Patsy Burkett; and three brothers, Rowland Snyder, Charles "Bob" Snyder and George Snyder.

Services will be Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring. Pastor Lauren Yost Sr., Pastor Larry Yost Sr. and Pastor Watson Douglas will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Paul Cemetery, Clear Spring.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. For the convenience of friends, you may visit the funeral home after 11 a.m. Friday morning.

Arrangements were entrusted to Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Clear Spring, Md.

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