Roy K. Snow Jr., 89, Slocum Township, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, at his home.
Born in Winchendon, Mass., on Sept. 15, 1926, he was the son of the lateAgnes M. (Tait) and Roy K. Snow Sr. He was raised and graduated from school in Winchendon.
He was employed as a canteen officer for many years by several veterans hospitals in the New England states, as well as Wilkes-Barre, after which he worked as a cook at Wyoming Valley West High School and, after retirement, drove a school bus for Rinehimer Bus Lines for several years.
Roy was a former member of the Slocum Township Volunteer Fire Company. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed camping, hunting and fishing. He was also a fan of many sports, but rooted for the New York Giants and the Boston Red Sox.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Barbara A. (Bonhoff) Snow, on Aug. 26, 2008, and sisters, Shirley Ziska and Hazle Snyder.
He will be greatly missed by his daughters, Linda Arnold and husband, Duane, Dorrance Township; and Gail Grosz and husband, William, Slocum Township; son, David Snow and wife, Stephanie; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter. A celebration of life service and
sharing of memories will be held from 6 to 9 p. m. Jan. 2, 2016, at the Slocum Township Fire Hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Roy’s memory to the Slocum Township Volunteer Fire Company, 1923 Slocum Road, Wapwallopen, PA 18660.
Heller Funeral Home LLC, Nescopeck, is assisting his family.
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