F. Duane Snyder, 84 of Kittanning, passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020, at Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot, PA. He was born on June 7, 1936, in Cowansville, PA, to Walter G. and C. Lucille (Wylie) Snyder. He was a graduate of Grove City College where he met his beloved wife, Nancy, and was a graduate of the Cincinnati School of Mortuary Science. He served the community for over 40 years as the former owner/operator of the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Homes in Kittanning and Cowansville and the F. Duane Snyder Funeral Home in Worthington. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Kittanning, PA, where he held several offices during his years of membership. He was a member of the Kittanning / East Brady Lodge #244 of the Freemasons & the Kittanning Men's Club. He was an avid golfer and loved his Pittsburgh sports teams. He also enjoyed spending time with his family in Myrtle Beach, SC. He is survived by three daughters: Tracey Thomaswick and husband Ronald or Murrayville, GA, Becky Williams and husband Bradley, of Cowansville, PA, and Amy Blakney (Terry) of Erie, PA. He is also survived by four grandchildren: Zachary (Ty) Thomaswick of Demorest, GA; Emma (Christopher) Stapleton of Flowery Branch, GA; and Aaron Blakney and Ryan Blakney, of Erie, PA in addition to one great-granddaughter, Sydney Stapleton as well as one sister, Marvene Bowser and husband, Dr. O.G. Bowser, of Cowansville, PA. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 55 years, Nancy Jo (Ubersax) Snyder. Reverend Mark Brady will be officiating services at 11 AM Monday, November 30, 2020 in the First Baptist Church of Kittanning, 334 Arch St, Kittanning, PA 16201. Guests attending the services for Duane are respectfully asked to wear a mask or face covering and follow all CDC/health safety protocols. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Kittanning. In Lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Memorial Fund of the First Baptist Church of Kittanning.
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