- Local Guide
Vernon Carl Snyder, 67, of Winder, Georgia, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, in Winder.
He was born Aug. 15, 1945, in Punxsutawney, a son of the late Carl Albert and Edna Florence (Brocious) Snyder.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict.
In April 2000, he married Dolly Burkett-Lingenfelter, who survives.
Vern was a member of the Winder First United Methodist Church in Winder.
His hobby was operating the Ham Radio.
He enjoyed his cats, especially his cat Oâ€™Malley.
In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include four step-children, Ruth Shaffer and husband Bob of Coolspring, Joyce Stephens and husband Steve of Coolspring, Michael Lingenfelter of DuBois and Robert Lingenfelter and wife Karen of Lawrenceville, Ga.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Leila Smith of Punxsutawney and Susan Bole and husband Ron of McKean; three sisters-in-law, Geneva Snyder of Fairborn, Ohio, Louise Snyder of Edinboro and Donna Snyder of Clarion; and a brother-in-law, Robert Sherry of Florida.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Bill, Ezra and Don Snyder; three sisters, Bernice Doverspike, Ann Sherry and Judy Kanis; and three brothers-in-law, Tom Kanis, Paul Doverspike and George Smith.
Friends will be received from 2 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Shumaker Funeral Home, Inc., 115 East Union St., Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 7 p.m. Wednesday, officiated by Pastor Michael Garvey.
Military honors will be accorded by the Jefferson County Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial donations may be made in Vernâ€™s memory to the Gateway Humane Society, 1211 Airport Rd., Falls Creek, PA 15840.
Online condolences may be made at www.shumakerfh.com.