George Domer Snyder, 79, of Scottdale, passed away Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, in Harmon House Care Center, Mt. Pleasant. He was born March 11, 1928, in Indian Head, a son of the late Braden and Daisy Barron Snyder.
George was a foreman with U.S. Steel's National Works Division, McKeesport, prior to his retirement. A veteran of the Army, George served his country during the Korean conflict. For several years, he was bartender at the American Legion Post, Donegal, where he was a life member. He was a member of the Everson VFW Post #595, and the Scottdale VFW Post #7781, where he also served as bartender. George belonged to the Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren, enjoyed hunting and bowling, and had delivered Meals on Wheels to the Connellsville senior citizens since 1985. George is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Lenora "Lee" (Crosby) Connors Snyder, whom he married March 9, 1991; five stepchildren, Ruth Stewart and husband, Mark, of South Connellsville, Eugene Connors Jr. and wife, Stephanie, of Adamsburg, Linda Casey and husband, Jack, of New Hampshire, James Connors and wife, Lisa, of Maryland, and Jamie Connors, of Scottdale; 14 stepgrandchildren; nine stepgreat-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Glenn Snyder and wife, June, of Indian Head, Naomi Bennett and husband, Roy, of Texas, Jane Sattiaux and husband, Chester, of Greensburg, Lucille Bruening, of Virginia, and Carol Myers and husband, Jay, of Ohio; his godchild, Mary Lee Casey, of New Hampshire; and his pet dog, Buddy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Doreen Anderson, Nancy White and June Kalp.
Family and friends are welcome from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES INC., 303 Pittsburgh St., Scottdale (724-887-7110), where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Graveside committal services and interment will follow in St. John the Baptist Church Cemetery, Scottdale, with military honors rendered by Connellsville American Legion Post #301. The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association. For online information or to send a condolence, visit www.gjfuneral.com.