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Official Obituary of

John Paul Snyder

June 14, 1939 ~ March 25, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

John Snyder Obituary

John Paul Snyder Sr., 84, of Myrtle Beach, formerly of Jonestown, Pennsylvania passed away on March 25, 2024 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Born in Fort Indiantown Gap. Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late William M. Snyder and Mary H. (Wida) Snyder of Rexmont, PA.

John was enlisted in the US Army in June of 1956 and was Honorably discharged in June of 1958 with the rank of Private 1st Class.

John enjoyed sports to the fullest.  He played and coached baseball and he also played basketball He would often watch sports on TV and enjoyed being able to attend live sporting events.  John enjoyed gathering with his siblings and friends and their families for cookouts and holidays. Fishing with his grandchildren was one of his favorite past times.

In addition to his parents, John was also preceded in death by his wife Pauline (Polly) J. Snyder (Vernon); siblings, Madeline Snyder of Cornwall PA, William Snyder, Ft. Indiantown Gap PA, Elizabeth (Betty) Grandi of Rexmont, PA, Robert Snyder of Spokane WA, and George Snyder of Lebanon, PA.

Those left to cherish John’s memory are his sons; John P. Snyder Jr. of Marion, SC, Michael A. Snyder (Susan) of Lebanon, PA, William N. Snyder (Cyndie), Harrisburg, PA, Anthony J. Snyder (Heather) of Murrells Inlet, SC, Joseph B. Snyder (Amy Slavko) of Myrtle Beach, SC; his siblings, Marguerite (Peggy) Kapp of Duncannon, PA, Theresa Bernard of Manheim, PA, and Paul Snyder of Merritt Island, FL.  He also leaves behind nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date for family only.

Anyone wishing to donate may do so in his name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Burroughs Funeral Home (843-651-1440) of Murrells Inlet is serving the Snyder family.

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