Jeffrey J. Snyder, 55, of Gratz, formerly of Spring Glen, passed away Sunday, December 15th at the Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Pottsville, March 26, 1964, a son of Mary (Frieling) Dunkelberger, Hegins and the late James Snyder.
Jeff was a 1982 graduate of Tri-Valley High School, where he attended Schuylkill Technology Center (Vo-Tech), where he studied horticulture. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley View.
He was a very talented florist, having won numerous awards for his designs at local county fairs. He owned and operated the former Creative Designs Florist, in Spring Glen.
In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Linda Snyder; grandparents, Albert and Beulah Snyder and Herman and Freda Frieling.
Surviving in addition to his mother are his step-father, Leroy Dunkelberger, Hegins; a step-sister, Tena Brown (Donald), Mechanicsburg; one niece and two nephews; aunts and uncles.
A Celebration of Jeff's life will be held at St John's United Methodist Church, Hegins on Friday, December 20th at 11:00 am with Rev. Keith Rockwell. Visitation will be from 10-11 am at the church. Burial will be in the St. John's Cemetery, Hegins. Memorial donations in Jeff's name can be made to St. John's U.M. Church, 601 E. Main Street, Hegins, PA 17938, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1220 W. Maple Street, Valley View, PA 17983 or Compassionate Care Hospice, 1660 Long Run Road, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972. The Dimon Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tower City has been entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the guestbook visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com
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