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Patricia O. “Pat” Snyder

Patricia O. “Pat” Snyder, 94, a longtime Portsmouth resident, passed away Friday, September 2, 2022, at Randall House of Wheelersburg. She was born February 23, 1928, in Portsmouth, a daughter of the late Herbert J. and Nellie Martin Yuenger.

Pat was a 1945 Portsmouth High School graduate and of the Protestant faith. While she was primarily a homemaker, she had also worked as secretary of the nursing office at the former Scioto Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed following the Cincinnati Reds and OSU Buckeyes and she was able to achieve her dream of attending a Rose Bowl game and parade, with the Buckeyes as the winning team. Most of all, Pat loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and their growing families.

She married Paul Quinn Snyder on June 6, 1947, in Portsmouth and he preceded her in death on February 5, 1999.

Surviving are her four children, Paula S. (David) Duncan of Rosemount, David Alan (Shelley) Snyder of San Diego, CA, Rick (Kitty) Snyder of Vernon Hills, IL and Jeffrey Martin Snyder of Phoenix, AZ; two sisters, Wilma Redden of Portsmouth and Judy Edmiston of Cincinnati; four grandchildren, Emily (Max) Abeln, Brian (Jennifer) Duncan, Joel Snyder and Audrey Q. Snyder; and four great-grandchildren, Ellora Duncan, Kyley Duncan, Levi Abeln and Simon Abeln.

Pat was also preceded in death by four siblings, Donald Yuenger, Jane Cooper, Norma Hafer and Nina Howard.

There are to be no services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home in Portsmouth.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sierra’s Haven for New & Used Pets, 80 Easter Dr., Portsmouth, OH 45662.

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