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December 31, 2013

John W. Snider

May 24, 1941 - Dec. 28, 2013

John W. Snider, 72, Warsaw, passed away at 9:55 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in his residence. On May 24, 1941, he was born in Kokomo to Donald Mann and Marion (Williamson) Snider. He was united in marriage to Nancy Fribley on Jan. 23, 1966, in Anderson, where they were married by Nancy’s father, the Rev. Robert W. Fribley.

John was raised in Kokomo, graduating from Kokomo High School in 1959. He graduated from Purdue University, West Lafayette, in 1966, and then received his master’s degree from Butler University, Indianapolis. He lived in Indianapolis from 1966 to 1984, then moved to Geneva, Ill., until June of 2012, when they moved to Warsaw.

John worked at Western Electric, Indianapolis and Aurora, Ill., then he went to work at Bell Labs before working at Lucent Technologies, Warrenville, Ill., where he retired. All three companies are a part of AT&T.

John was a member of United Methodist Church of Geneva, Ill., where he was a member of the choir and chairman of the pipe organ committee. He was also a member of the Fox Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and a charter member of Epworth Forest Choir School, where he met his wife, Nancy.

John is survived by his wife, Nancy Fribley Snider, Warsaw; his daughter, Beth (and spouse Dave) Lomperski, Pierceton; his son, Jason D. (and spouse Rebecca) Snider, Wyoming, Mich.; five grandchildren, Trevor Lomperski, Susan, Kaylie, Lexi and Aubrey Snider; and three brothers, Tom (and spouse Kathy) Snider, St. Louis, Mo., Robert (and spouse Carole) Snider, Beaver, Pa., and James (and spouse Melissa Swan) Snider, Louisville, Ky.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at United Methodist Church of Geneva, Geneva, Ill.

McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, is entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial contributions are to be made to United Methodist Church of Geneva Music Fund, 211 Hamilton St., Geneva, IL 60134 or to Kosciusko County Homecare and Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, IN 46581-1196.

To sign the guestbook or to send condolences electronically, go to mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com

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