SNIDER, KARL LEO – Passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at his residence, Nithview Community, New Hamburg at the age of 86. Karl was born in Kitchener, Ontario eldest son of the late Earl & Velma (Shantz) Snider.
Beloved husband of Josephine (Carroll) Snider whom he married on May 13, 1978 and celebrated 40 years together. Loving father of Mark, Melodee (Barry), Grant (Shirley) and Gary (Lori). Step father to Jim (Joyce), Marianne (Jim), Joe (Danielle) and step-daughter-in-law Sandy. Loving grandfather to Krystal, Sheri, Jamie, Lindsey, Alicia, Ashley, Jenne and Greg, step-grandfather to Ken, Deb, Rob, Lisa, Shane, Jodie, James, Ian, Joe and Danielle. Dearly missed by 6 great-grandchildren and 13 step great-grandchildren. Survived by sisters Mae (Russel), Mary (Ken), Martha and sister-in-law Mary, as well as by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by step sons; David and Patrick, step daughter Jane, brother Bruce and brother-in-law Jim.
Karl owned and operated Karl Snider Trucking Ltd for 42 years. Prior to opening his business, he farmed on the family farm located at RR#4, Kitchener. Karl and Josephine travelled extensively before and after retirement spending many winters in Florida. Karl was an avid Nascar fan.
Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron Street, New Hamburg, on Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. The funeral service will take place on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Pastor Sherri Martin-Carmen to officiate.
As expressions of sympathy, donations to St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences and donation information available at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca