Gerred J. Snyder, 90, of Angola, N.Y., died at home, surrounded by his family, in his home, on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. He leaves a legacy of great love.
Gerred served under U.S. Army General George Pat-ton in World War II. He was awarded an EAMET Cam-paign Medal with five Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart, after serving in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe.
Loving husband of deceased Margaret M. (2012); father of Connie (Anthony) Pingitore of Sinclairville, and G. Gary (Christine Buczak) Snyder of San Bernar-dino, Calif; grandchildren: Anthony M. (Sherri Nordwall) Pingitore of Mansfield, Ohio, Christopher (Paige Andersen) Pingitore of Yarmouth, Maine, Catherine (David R.) Heath of Stockton, Andrew (Jennifer Chamberlin) Pingitore of Cassadaga, Jeromy J. (Allison) Snyder, Justin Snyder and Jennifer Snyder Ray, all of San Bernardino; and great-grandchildren: Rachel Pingitore West (Brandyn), San Diego, Calif; 1st Lt. Sarah Pingitore Fielder (Travis), El Paso, Texas, Spc. Anthony S. Pingitore (Molly), Parksville, Tenn., Ian Pingitore, Mansfield, Brittany Pingitore (Ryan) Ferrell, Burlington, Vt., Nathan Pingitore, Yarmouth, David B. and Margaret Heath (Margie Jr.), Stockton, Madeleine Pingitore, Avon, N.Y., Andrew T. Abigail and Max Pingitore, Cassa-daga; Souixzie, Ethan, Collin and Sophia Snyder, Jason and Sadie Jo Ray, all of San Bernardino; great- great-grandchildren: Morgan Pingitore, El Paso, Texas, and Annabelle Ferrell, Burlington, Vt.; many nieces and nephews; cousin, Esther Stuck Rowe, Selinsgrove, Pa., and brother, George Snyder, Sunbury, Pa.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George Snyder and Ethel Snyder Musselman; brother, Wilson Snyder; and a sister, Phyllis Snyder Wilson.
Visitation will be held at Addison Funeral Home, Main Street, Angola, N.Y., Friday, Feb. 14, from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with the funeral service at St. John's Lutheran Church, Gold Street, Evans Center, N.Y., at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Interment with military honors will follow in Forest Avenue Cemetery.
Flowers gratefully declined, memorials may be made to either Hospice Buffalo or St. John's Lutheran Church. Condolences online at addisonfun-eralhome.com