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SNYDER – Blaine (Bill) Leonard

May 7, 1926 – May 6, 2010

Bill passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at the age of 83 years.

He was a native Albertan growing up in Kathryn, Alberta, where he worked on the family farm until he met his wife, Doreen, and moved to Calgary. In 1954 he started work for Otis Elevator Company where he stayed until his retirement in 1990. He will be greatly missed for his kind and generous ways with his family and his many friends.

Bill is lovingly remembered and will be missed by his daughter, Judith D Munro; his sons, Lawrence L Snyder, Russell N Snyder, and Cameron D Snyder; his grandchildren, Blaine and wife Janelle, Ethan Munro, Zachary and Erica Snyder; his daughter-in-law, Charisma Snyder; son-in-law Don Munro; and his sister Irene Wright. Bill was predeceased by his wife, Doreen B Snyder; son Kevin B Snyder; brothers Glenn, Alden and sister Harriet.

A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through The family would like to express heartfelt thanks to the staff and the “Tea Ladies” of the Sarcee Hospice for their loving care and support.

In living memory of Blaine Snyder, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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  1. John B Horn :

    Bill was a long time friend at Otis. He will be sadly missed by all. We shared many laughs together and work related problems. A true gentleman in every sense of the word. Farewell my friend , a pleasure to have known you.

    John B. Horn and family.

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  2. Tracy & Brian :

    So very sorry for your loss, we will all miss Uncle Bill, he was such a kind supportive man. I always enjoyed coming to your house as a child.

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  3. Darren Johnson :

    Dear Snyder family: It comes with great sadness to hear of Bill’s Passing. I had many good memories of Bill and his Family. I will miss Bill, and wish the best to all.

    Darren Johnson.

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  4. Kay and Walter Wearmouth :

    Sorry we cannot be with you at this time. But our thoughts are with you.

    Sincere Sympathy
    Kay & Walter Wearmouth

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