Gary R. Snyder
Gary R. Snyder, 72, of Salisbury Township, died in his home Aug. 1, 2012. He was the husband of Sharon M. (Bieber) Snyder. They would have been married for 35 years Sept. 17. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Earle L. and Viola (Smith) Snyder.
He was a 1958 graduate of Allentown High School. He was last employed at Total Imaging, Emmaus, until his retirement. He was previously employed at O.K Printing Co., Allentown, for over 35 years.
He was a member of St. John's UCC Church, Emmaus, and a former member of Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus, where he served as a council member, lay minister and Sunday school teacher.
His passions in life were his family and friends and his beloved canine companion, Sadie.
He is survived by his wife; daughters, Lauren and her husband Jason Engler Sr. and Melissa; grandchildren, Jason, Tyler, Christian and Eden; sister-in-law, Lorene; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brothers, Richard, Robert, George, Earle, Larry, Donald and Leland; niece, Debra Nail; nephews, Douglas and Jay.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church, 18049 or the American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place, Bethlehem, 18017.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 at St. John's UCC Church, 139 N. 4th St., Emmaus. Viewings will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 at Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 225 Elm St., Emmaus and 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11 in the church.