Posted by on October 27, 2020 7:11 pm

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Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

Jean Snyder, 71, of Mar Lin, Norwegian Township, passed away on Saturday at her home.

Born on January 14, 1949 in Pottsville, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Mildred Drye Schneider. She was a 1967 graduate of Minersville High School. She was employed in the local garment industry.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Minersville. She was also a member of the ILGWU. She enjoyed cruises and attending local weekend dances. She was also fond of camping and attending NASCAR races.

Preceding her in death was a sister, Joan Schneider.

Jean is survived by her husband of 46 years, Alan E. Snyder; two children, Lisa Dronick (spouse, Richard), Cressona, and Shawn Snyder (spouse, Lisa), Saint Clair; seven grandchildren, Daryl Dronick, Bryan Dronick and Richie Dronick (spouse, Lindsey), Richie Cappell (spouse, Ashley), Lucy Snyder, Cora Snyder and Lily Snyder; four great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a brother, David Schneider (spouse, Rosemarie), Brier City, Norwegian Township; a brother-in-law, Donald Snyder (spouse, Joan), Minersville.

The family will accept visitors at Dutcavich Funeral Home, 200 Sunbury St., Minersville, on Thursday from 6:00 P.M. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 P.M. On Friday, a procession to Indiantown Gap National Cemetery will form at the funeral home at 12:15. Committal at the National Cemetery will be at 2:00 P.M. Visitors and attendees are expected to follow CDC guidelines. The family prefers donations to the American Cancer Society, 1600 Elk Avenue, Pottsville, PA.

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