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Mr. Jeremiah Snyder

Mr. Jeremiah William "Jerry Snyder, 90, of Tomís Creek Church Road, Emmitsburg, died Wednesday, June 14, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

He was the husband of Lena A. Snyder, his wife of 63 years. Born May 30, 1910, near Emmitsburg, he was a son of the late Clarence Orville and Ellie Elizabeth Houck Snyder. 

Mr. Snyder was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served as a medic with the 112th Medical Battalion in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Following the war, he worked over 40 years for the Cambridge Rubber Co., Taneytown. Mr. Snyder was a member of Francis X. Elder Post 121, American Legion, Emmitsburg.

Surviving in addition to his wife are seven children, Carrie Andrew, Roland Snyder, Rebecca Warner and Shirley Wilson, all of Taneytown, Robert William Snyder of Hagerstown, Clarence Snyder of Thurmont, and Thomas Snyder of Frizzellburg; one sister, Elizabeth Shindledecker of Fairfield, Pa.; 27 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. 

Mr. Snyder will also be remembered by his daughter-in-law, Gloria Young. Mr. Snyder was preceded in death by two sons, Larry Snyder and Donald Snyder; one sister, Marion Feeser; and two granddaughters.

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