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Patricia Jean Snyder

November 16, 1927 ~ December 13, 2021 (age 94)


Patricia Jean Snyder, 94, died peacefully in her sleep on December 13, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. “Pat” or “Patty” (she preferred Pat) was born to Georgia and Dale Stevenson on November 16, 1927 in Toledo, Ohio, eventually moving with her parents to Dayton, Ohio. There she met Orville D. Snyder, Jr. at a YMCA dance and they were married on July 3, 1948. They had a long and loving relationship until Orville’s death in 2013. In 2009, they moved to Atlanta, GA to be near their daughter.

Pat loved being a Wife and Mother and excelled at both. She was kind, funny and had a very sweet nature. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and younger brother, Kenny Stevenson.

She is survived by her loving children Jeanne Collier (Bill) of Atlanta, GA and Barry Snyder (Kathi) of Lewes, DE; grandchildren: Megan Torbert (Andy) of Acworth, GA; Courtney Reamy (Scott) of Falls Church, VA, Katie Manning (Jordan) of Jacksonville Beach, FL and Brett Snyder (Adreane) of Wilmington, DE; great-grandchildren: Jackson, Olivia, Hannah, Samuel and Charlie Torbert, Chip and Teddy Reamy; brother, Gary Stevenson (Sharon) of Beavercreek, OH; step-grandchildren: Jenny Collier (Michael) of Atlanta, GA, Leah Landes (Matt) of Alexandria, VA, William Collier of Worchester, MA; step-great-grandchildren: Benjamin, Emma and Maddie Landes; and many nieces and nephews.

She is being interred at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia to be with her husband, a Veteran. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed online at Donations in Pat’s memory may be made to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society at

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