Thomas Clark Snyder, 85, of La Porte, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Brentwood.
Tom was born on June 27, 1934 in La Porte, IN, to Theodore and Eva (Clark) Snyder. He attended La Porte High School.
On November 25, 1978, he married Adeline "Arlene" Wood who preceded him on December 10, 2017. Surviving are his 2 sons, Scott (Carole) Snyder of Kingsford Heights, and Mark (Samantha) Snyder of La Porte; step-daughter, Lilly (Dennis) Andrysiak of South Bend; step-son, Donald (Michele) Minor of Kingsford Heights; 10 grandchildren, Thomas Snyder, Alexa Snyder, Alex Snyder, Elizabeth (Scott) Slavinskas, Katelyn (Isaku) Andrysiak-Begert, Courtney (Phil) Ciupinski, Richard Minor, Amy Scott, Angie Wolfenbarger, and AB (Brittany) Howard; 17 great-grandchildren; and 19 nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his parents; wife; brother, Richard Snyder; son, Chris Snyder; and daughter-in-law, Anne Snyder.
Tom honorably served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He served on the USS Hancock Aircraft Carrier. Tom retired from the La Porte Fire Department after 25 years of service. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Tom enjoyed taking scenic drives.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 am on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Tim Schryer officiating. Burial will follow at Patton Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be held from 4 - 7 pm on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center and from 10 am until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to La Porte City Fire Dept., 809 W. 18th St., La Porte, IN 46350.
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