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Donald P. Snyder, Sr.

September 6, 1939 ~ March 11, 2018 (age 78)

Donald P. Snyder, Sr., 78, of Canastota, NY, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on March 11, 2018.  Don was born September 6, 1939 in Watertown, NY.  He is the son of the late John and Elizabeth (Siewertson) Snyder. Don was predeceased by his loving wife of 58 years, Josephine (Puccia).  He is survived by his children, Donald P. (Kathleen) of Buffalo, Lisa (Michael) Slade of Syracuse, Michael (Theresa) of Canastota and Daniel (Mary) of Atlanta. Also survived by grandchildren Patrick & Joseph Snyder; Elizabeth Slade; Molly Campbell, Jessica (Frank) Slaunwhite, Emily & Katherine Snyder, Zachary Dillon; and Daniel, Nicole &Jennifer Snyder.

Don is also survived by his brother John R (late Margaret) Schneider, sister-in-law Eleanor (Jack) Caltabiano and brothers-in-law, Angelo (Benita), Nelson, Philip (Mary), predeceased by his sister-in-law Mary Swayze.  Also survived by many loving niecesnephews and friends.

Don worked as a draftsman for 40 years for General Electric, Singer and Black Clawson; he loved NASCAR, playing golf, watching sports and was a big fan of the Syracuse Orange and Buffalo Bills. He also spent aa great deal of time watching horse races at the Saratoga race track! Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass at St. Agatha’s Church, Canastota, NY on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM.  Family will be present at 9:00 AM for early visitation.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Don’s name to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 401 No. Salina St., Suite #304, Syracuse, NY. 13203

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