Richard Snyder

November 06, 1938 - September 16, 2014 

Richard Snyder

November 06, 1938 - September 16, 2014 

Obituary for Richard Snyder

Snyder, Richard “Dick” Griest, Jr. of Petersburg, NJ passed away September 16, 2014 at his home unexpectedly. Dick was a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, and friend. He was born to the late Gladys (Graves) & Richie Snyder on November 6, 1938 in Pennsylvania and was raised in Roslyn, PA along with his late cousin, Ted Snyder.
Dick was an Abington High School graduate and played football and track for the Galloping Ghost. He served his country proudly in the United States Army. He met and married the love of his life Gail Trexler Snyder in Elkton, MD on February 18, 1961. The couple resided in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX at Fort Hood, Doylestown, PA, Warrington, PA, Ocean City, NJ and lastly Petersburg, NJ.
Dick, who enjoyed his family and helping others, was a bird enthusiast and dog lover. He was most recently employed by Tropicana Casino and Home Solutions, Inc. Dick is survived by his wife of 53 years; Gail (Trexler). Son; Trip Snyder & Diana Isaza. Son; Christopher Snyder. Daughter; Jennifer Eget & husband Andy. Son; Jevon Snyder & wife Jennifer. Grandchildren; Molly Snyder; Drew & Taylor Eget; Kiley, Nicholas, & Lydia Snyder. They were his pride and joy.
His funeral service and interment will be private at his family’s convenience.
Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to Beacon Animal Rescue, 701 Butter Road, Ocean View, NJ 08230.
For condolences, visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.

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