Walter L. “Beanie” Snyder

Walter L. “Beanie” Snyder, 96 of Northern Cambria, passed away on Wednesday January 26, 2022 at Riverside Manor in Punxsutawney with his daughters by his side.

He was born November 21, 1925 to the late Thomas George and Dessa Pearl (Lee) Snyder in Mahaffey.

Beanie was a veteran of WWII serving with the United States Army.

He married Mary Frances Pennington on Valentine’s Day, 1948 in Mahaffey. Together they shared 52 years of marriage before her passing February 18, 2000.

He worked for Buterbaugh Land and Timber for over 60 years before his retirement.

Beanie was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone in need and he always kept busy and stayed in shape after his retirement.

He enjoyed the outdoors in every aspect.

He was an avid hunter, loved riding his four-wheeler, taking rides on his snowmobile and spending time with his family

He is survived by two daughters Bonnie J. Bennett and husband William, Punxsutawney, and Kathleen M. Lingenfelter and Robert Panick, Cherry Tree, six grandchildren, Lisa, Tracy, Matthew, Karena, Dustin, and Elizabeth, 11 great grandchildren, Lacy, Derek, Olivia, Katerina, Isaac, Dylan, Westley, Christopher, Alayna, Patrick, Alexander, 10 great great grandchildren, Jayce, Phoenix, Mylah, Laykelin, Emma, Ezra, Tegan, Lexi, Cole, Eliza a sister, Alice Clawson, CO., and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a great grandson, Lucas Brothers, and eight siblings.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

He will be laid to rest beside his wife Mary at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the donor’s choice.

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