Robert E. Snider

Robert E. Snider

SNIDER, Robert E. “Bob” Sr. was called home to be with the Lord on May 5, 2013.

He passed peacefully at Siena Woods after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s with his loving wife, Catherine “Kay,” at his side.

He was born to the late Benjamin and Laura Moran Snider on the 24th of July 1923 in Steubenville.

Bob was a long time member of Brentwood United Methodist Church and served as head usher for many years. He was a member of Brentwood’s Methodist Men’s Group. Bob gave of himself not only to God and his family, but also his country. He served in the US Navy from 1942-1947 during WWII. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 557 in Wintersville. Robert was retired from National Steel on December 31, 1982, after 40 years of service as a tin mill mechanic and was also a member of the 25-Year Club. Bob’s favorite pastime after retiring was golfing. He was a member of Spring Hills Golf Club, and was very proud of his hole in one. Bob, as he was called by family and friends alike, married Catherine “Kay” Currance on the 27th of March 1947 at the Findley Church parsonage. They just celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant son, David, an infant brother, brothers, Benjamin, Charles and William.

Bob (Pap) was a devoted family man, and was the greatest father our family could have had. He loved all his children, grandchildren and great- grandchildren, and there is nothing he wouldn’t do for them. He will be greatly missed by his widow, Catherine; sons, Robert Jr. (Darlene) of Wintersville, Gary (Cindy) of Richmond, Donald (Debra) of Wintersville, Bruce (Connie) of Wintersville and Brent (Jane) of Goose Creek, SC; brother, Ronald (Deke) and sister, Ruth (Jim) Fike of Wintersville. He is also survived by his 10 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren as well as two great-great-grandchildren.

Pap was so fond of the nurses and aides at Sienna Woods and we are so grateful they took such good care of him. The family requests in lieu of flowers please send donations to Charity Hospice or Brentwood United Methodist Church.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Rd., Wintersville, OH on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m., where funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. with Rev. Bill Westling officiating. Ohio Valley Memorial Services will conduct Graveside Services. Burial at Union Cemetery.

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