Kenneth D. Snyder, 80, of Medina and former resident of Olmsted Falls and Cleveland and also Pennsylvania, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 1, 2013. He passed away peacefully at the Hospice Center of Medina surrounded by his family. He was born August 13, 1933 in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania and grew up in Alverton, Pennsylvania.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Military serving honorably in the U.S. Army. Ken retired from Kirkwood Industries after 30+ years of employment. He is the former husband of Arlena “Long.”
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Mildred (nee Newmyer) Snyder; his siblings, Gene, Glen, Paul, Art, Grace, Catherine, Nina and Carol.
He is survived by his children, Frank (Sue), Judy (Bill), Connie (Eddie), Sharon (Gust), Ken Jr. (Shawn), Vicky (Bruce); sisters, Gladys, Eileen, Linda; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and his longtime companion (pet), Bianca. He will be so greatly missed.
Visitation will be held Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 1 to 4 P.M. and at Carlson Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (Rt. 18 and River Styx Road) Medina. Funeral Service to follow at 4 P.M. Inurnment will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Road, Rittman, Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11 A.M. (please meet promptly at the cemetery entrance gate 15 minutes prior).
Online memorials at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com