Wayne R. Snyder, lifelong resident of Brush Valley, died peacefully at home with family on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021. He was 94. Wayne was born on June 4, 1926 in Brush Valley and graduated from Brush Valley High School in 1944.
An astute carpenter and surveyor, he worked many years for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and also worked with Wiggs Johnson in Homer City.
Wayne is survived by his beloved wife of 74 years, Anna Sager Snyder; two daughters, Lois Griffith and Joyce Heming, both of Brush Valley; a brother, Edwin Buterbaugh of Brush Valley; two sisters, Joan Shirley and Sandy Lucas; five grandchildren, John Griffith, Anne Heming, Richard Griffith, Lori Nelson, and Jill Barbus; great-grandchildren, Laken Griffith, Brock Barbus, Laurel Griffith, Abby Griffith, Emma Griffith, Ashton Nelson, Bryce Ruffner, lan Griffith, Alison Griffith, Dylan Nelson, Stevie Barbus, and Amelia Griffith.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mabel Marie Buterbaugh; grandparents, Mary and John Snyder; brothers, Kenneth and Jerry Buterbaugh and by an infant son, Wayne R. Snyder, Jr.
Viewings will be held at Bowser Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. in Homer City on Friday, March 26, 2021 from 2 to 4PM and from 6 to 8PM. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery, Indiana.
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