Frank Snyder

Frank W. "Bill" Snyder


Share Your Memory of

Obituary of Frank W. Snyder

Frank W. "Bill" Snyder

Olean, NY     Frank W. "Bill" Snyder, formerly of W. Riverside Drive, passed away peacefully Wednesday (November 14, 2018) at The Pines Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Olean.

Born July 16, 1942 in Olean he was the son of Frank H. and Anna M. Kraft Snyder.  On November 25, 1964 at the First Presbyterian Church in Olean he married Marcia Bea Russell who predeceased him April 2, 2006.

Frank was a 1960 graduate of Olean High School and worked as a long-distance trucker for various companies until his retirement.

When not working, he enjoyed fishing on Chautauqua Lake.  He also loved music.  In his earlier years he sang with the barbershop quartet group, the Jamestown Harmony Express.  As a husband, he supported his wife in her many endeavors to help others in the Olean area communities.

He loved and missed his two departed canine companions, Sarah and Bebe.

Surviving are a sister Rosemary Snyder of Mayville; 2 nieces Jennifer (Rene Cannon) Manwarren of North Carolina and Theresa (Aaron) Hampton of Michigan; 1 nephew Kirk (Kathy) Osgood of Texas and a great nephew Dustin (Sandra) Platz of Bradford, PA.

A celebration of life service will take place in the spring of 2019 at a time, date and place to be announced.  Inurnment will be in Allegany Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Genesis House, PO Box 139, Olean, NY 14760 or to a charity of the donor's choice.  Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, Olean.