Geraldine T. ‘Gerry’ Snyder

Geraldine T. “Gerry” Snyder, 81, Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Hollidaysburg, died Friday at her daughter’s home in Florida.

She was born in Hollidaysburg, daughter of William F. and Elda J. (Hetrick) Drass. She married Walter K. “Jim” Snyder on Jan. 31, 1953, by Monsignor John F. Cullinan at St. Michael Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg. He preceded her in death on Oct. 7, 1980.

She is survived by a daughter, Susan M. of Clearwater, Fla.; a son, Stephen K. and wife, Kathy, of Hollidaysburg; a granddaughter, Stephanie; a sister, Elda J. Brown; and a brother, Carl P., both of Hollidaysburg.

She was preceded in death by sisters: Helen Lindsey, Vera Weyant, Mary Ellen Harris, Frances J.; and a brother, William C.

Gerry was a graduate of Hollidaysburg High School, class of 1949.

She had worked as a bookkeeper with Wright Laundry and business co-owner of S & S Home Furnishings, Hollidaysburg.

Gerry was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg.

Friends will be received from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday and 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 at Sorge Funeral Home, Hollidaysburg. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home by Father Clement G. Gardner. Interment will be at Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg.