- Local Guide
Oliver H. Snyder Jr., 72, Punxsutawney, died Thursday, March 3, 2011, at his home.
He was born March 1, 1939, in DuBois, a son of the late Oliver H. and Margaret M. (Mirandi) Snyder Sr.
He was married to Heidi (Scarletta) Snyder, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Snyder was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served as a private in the U.S. Army.
He was a truck driver for Krise Bus Company and a member of the National Rifle Association.
Surviving relatives include two sons, Oliver H. Snyder III of Reynoldsville and Michael L. Snyder of Punxsutawney; two daughters, Constance Smith of Reynoldsville and Joy Reed of Punxsutawney; three step-sons, Walter Wolfe of Sykesville, Dustin Wolfe and Brandon Wolfe, both of DuBois; two step-daughters, Candice Taylor of DuBois and Denise Camise of Reynoldsville; a sister, Margaret Marie Osburne of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; 20 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Paul F. Snyder.
At the family's request, there will be no visitation.
Services are private and at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home, Punxsutawney