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Brady D. Snyder

1931 - 2019

Brady D. Snyder, 88 of Fairview Ave. Milton passed away on August 15, 2019 at his home.  Born in West Milton on June 1, 1931 he was the son of the late Uriah S. and Florence (Snyder) Snyder.  He was married on November 10, 1985 to the former Sylvia Coup.

 

Brady was a 1949 graduate of Milton High School where he played football and was a 1960 graduate of Western New England College where he earned a BBA.  He enlisted in the Air Force and served from 1949-1953 serving in Japan, Korea and at Westover Air Force Base.  He was a high-speed radio operator.  Brady spent his working life in Massachusetts working mostly for Monsanto holding many positions before retiring in 1990 as an import/export manager.  Earlier in his life he was active in the Western New England College Alumni Association where he was the 7th recipient of the Silver Letter Society award and in the Agawam, MA community serving in the P.T.A, the veteran’s committee, the Y.M.C.A. Board, the Beautification Committee, and other various town committees.  He was a life member and former commander of the VFW Post 1632 in Agawam and a life member of Post 1665 in Milton.  He was also a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1208, Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 171, Fraternal Order of the Elks Lodge 913, American Legion Post 71, and 40/8 Voiture 13 all in Milton and Liberty Township Fire Co. in Mooresburg.  Earlier in life he liked reading, golf, fishing, hunting, and most sports.  After retirement he enjoyed traveling, camping, dancing and sitting on his front porch listening to music.

 

He is survived by his wife, Sylvia; a daughter, Debbie Poiner and husband Lance of Massachusetts; two sons, Rich Snyder and wife Laura of Connecticut and Jim Snyder of Massachusetts; four grandchildren; and special step grandchildren, Stacey Hovenstine, Billie Levitan, Thomas Hovenstine, and Jeffrey Levitan.

 

Brady was preceded in death by a brother, Uriah Snyder; a sister, Betty Stark; and a step daughter, Cynthia Levitan.

 

Friends and relatives will be received from 6-8 PM on Wednesday August 21 at the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St. Milton.  Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Thursday with the Rev. Dr. Stephen Shirk officiating.  Burial with military honors will be in Harmony Cemetery in Milton.

Condolences

Aunt Sib you have my deepest condolences. I am so glad that I was able to tell him I loved him on Sunday never expecting him to be gone so quickly. I love you.

I’m so sorry Sylvia for your loss he was a great man and was always so nice to me and joked he will always be with you in your heart and be watching you you have alot of great memories to hold hold on to my heart goes out to you plus sorry about Homer alot to deal with both in one day god be with you

Sylvia:
I am so very sorry for your loss. Brady was a wonderful man. I will miss him on the dance floor. I know you have many wonderful memories keep them close. You are strong woman. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers, Stacy.

So sorry for your loss. Many good memories over the years when we all would be out together. You have my deepest sympathy. Darlene

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