Keith Elton Snyder, 81, passed away on Saturday January 2nd, at his residence surrounded by his family. He resided in North Petersburgh, with his wife of 55 years, Barbara (Kane) Snyder whom he married on March 5, 1966.
Keith was born on March 10, 1939, in Troy, NY, son of the late Shirley E. and Lola (Wilson) Snyder. He graduated from Hoosick Falls Central School and was a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1962-1968. Keith started his career with Fitzgerald Brothers in Watervliet and later retired from Callanan Industries. He was a life long member of the Petersburgh Fire Department and also served as a Fire Commissioner.
Survivors other than his wife Barbara include their children Kristie (David) Brock, Holli (John) Cross and Matthew (Abby) Snyder, he is also survived by ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Keith was predeceased by a son Michael Snyder and a sister Beverly Woodward.
Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at the Meadowlawn Cemetery in Petersburgh. Arrangements are under the care of the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, NY.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Petersburgh Fire Department or the Petersburgh Rescue Squad.