Obituary of Paul Snider

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Korean War Veteran

PAUL SNIDER - of Woburn, February 14th at the age of eighty three. Beloved husband of Mary (Courtney) Snider. Devoted father of Maureen Pursley of Framingham, Patricia Snider of Newburyport, Kathleen Cremmins her late husband Thomas of Woburn. Dear brother of Richard Ingersoll and the late Thomas Snider and Mary Griffin. Doting grandfather of David, Evan and Meghan Pursley, Jillian and Abigail Cremmins A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday, February 21st at 10:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 11:30 a.m.. Relatives and friends are invited to call Monday evening, February 20th from 4-8 p.m.. Remembrances may be made in Paul's memory to the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

OBITUARY:

Paul J. Snider a life long resident of Woburn, passed away at the Benchmark Senior Living Memory Center on Tuesday, February fourteenth. The beloved husband of Mary (Courtney) Snider he was eighty three years of age.

Born in Woburn, he was the son of the late Thomas and Margaret (Connor) Snider. Raised and educated right here in Woburn, he was a graduate of Woburn High School with the Class of 1951.

Paul enlisted in the United States Navy during the Korean War, where he served as a Radio Operator. Upon his return home in the later fifties, Paul married the true love of his life Mary Courtney. They nestled in to the Blueberry Hill section of the city where they brought into the world three daughters. “My girls “ as he referred to them, kept Paul quite busy and very active. From their athletics to their academic achievements, Paul never missed a thing! Always there providing a big smile and a lot of support.

Over the years Paul served the City of Woburn as its Health Inspector. He worked closely with the Board of Health assuring that all rules and regulations at the state and local level were adhered to throughout all businesses.

Summers were in Seabrook, where family and friends would gather and many happy memories shared. One thing Paul loved to do during these vacations was to bask in the sun and get some color! Throughout the warmer months Paul loved to golf, and was frequently playing at the Woburn Country Club with friends and groups throughout the years. Paul was also an avid Bruins fan over the years.

Paul and Mary enjoyed travelling throughout the years, having been to the back roads and cliffs of Ireland to warm and sunny Florida for several weeks during the colder months.

An adoring husband , proud father and grandfather Pauls life was full and complete, surrounded by his loving family.

Five grandchildren brightened their days and again, keeping Paul very busy with all of their activities throughout the years. He was extremely proud of them all.

Paul was predeceased by his parents, and siblings Thomas Snider and Mary Griffin and son in law Thomas Cremmins.

He is lovingly survived by his wife Mary (Courtney) Snider, "his girls" Maureen Pursley of Framingham, Patricia Snider of Newburyport, Kathleen Cremmins,Woburn. Dear brother of Richard Ingersoll. Doting grandfather of David, Evan and Meghan Pursley, Jillian and Abigail Cremens. A Funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn on Tuesday, February 21st at 10:15 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn, at 11:30 a.m.. Relatives and friends are invited to call Monday evening, February 20th from 4-8 p.m.. Remembrances may be made in Paul's memory to the Massachusetts Alzheimer's Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472.