Morris E. Snyder, Jr.

Published 10:16 pm Tuesday, October 12, 2010

By Staff
Mr. Morris Elwyn Snyder, Jr., age 63, a resident of 214 Alderson Road, Washington, NC died Sunday October 10, 2010 at Durham Regional Hospital in Durham, NC.
A funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, October 14, 2010 at Mother of Mercy Catholic Church officiated by Father Arturo Cabra and Father Donald Baribeau.
Mr. Snyder was born in Beaufort County on May 19, 1947 son of the late Morris Elwyn Snyder and Frances Gardner Snyder, who survives. He was a 1965 graduate of Washington High School, attended Virginia Episcopal School and was a graduate of East Carolina University with a B.S. degree in Biology. On July 5, 1971, he married the former Patsy Creem, who survives. Mr. Snyder worked in sales for many years with his final sales position being with Cargill, Inc. He was a member of the Washington Yacht and Country Club, the USGA and Mother of Mercy Catholic Church, where he had served as a member of the finance committee. Mr. Snyder had a great love for the game of golf, and had been a player and teacher of golf.
In addition to his wife and mother, Mr. Snyder is survived by a son; Justin Patrick Snyder and his wife Lori of Lafayette, Indiana, a daughter; Jennifer Snyder Hruska and her husband Steve of Kure Beach, NC, two grandchildren; Madison Ann Hruska and Cabo Stephen Hruska both of Kure Beach, NC, and a sister; Franny S. Johnson and her husband Val of Columbia, SC.
In addition to his father, Mr. Snyder is preceded in death by a sister; Juanita O’Brien.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 13, 2010 from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Paul Funeral Home of Washington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mother of Mercy Catholic Church Building Fund, 112 W. 9th Street, Washington, NC 27889 or the Washington High School Golf Memorial Fund, C/O Patti Barnes, 400 Slatestone Road, Washington, NC 27889.
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Paul Funeral Home of Washington is honored to serve the Snyder family.
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