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John Alvin Snyder

August 25, 1947 ~ September 12, 2019 (age 72)

John Alvin Snyder, 72, of Butler, died Thursday, September 12, 2019 at home. He was born August 25, 1947 in Butler County to Russel H. and Anna (Rottman) Snyder. He lived in the area for the past 45 years and was retired. John attended the Community Alliance Church in Butler and was the past president of the Summit Township Sportsman’s Club.

He is survived by his wife Nancy L. (Kiser) Snyder of Butler; son Douglas L. Snyder of Prospect; daughter Tracy (Richard) Christie of Fenelton; son Timothy Snyder of Butler. Grandchildren Ashley and Brett Beckman; Zach and Regan Snyder, Joshua Christie and Kelly Christie; Jennifer and Justin Bell, Samantha Snyder, Alexis Snyder. Great grandchildren Landon, Kaxton, Riley, Evolynn, Bryn, and Owen. Sisters Audrey (Carl) Jackson and Carol (Jack) Best; sister in law Ruth Snyder and brother Samuel Snyder of South Carolina. Numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Russ Snyder; sister in law Judy Snyder.

Friends will be received Monday, September 16, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm and 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Cowansville. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 11:00 am in the funeral home with additional visitation from 10:00 am until the time of the service with Rev. Denny Krajacic officiating. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in John’s honor to the Hillman Cancer Center.


Donations may be made to:

Hillman Cancer Center: Development, UPMC Cancer Center Pavilion, Suite 1B
5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
Tel: 1-412-623-4700


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