SNYDER, Harold Oscar


99, of Bridgewater, passed away quietly on August 15, 2017, in Fisherman’s Memorial Hospital, Veteran’s Unit, where he was a resident for the past three years, Born January 18, 1918, in Dayspring, he was the son of the late Phinny and Emma (Naugler) Snyder. Harold was a member of the Merchant Navy, serving during the Second World War in the RCNVR. He lived in Dartmouth for 30 plus years where he was employed at the Dartmouth Marine Slip until his retirement in 1981. Over those years he loved to travel and camp with their trailer; the family in tow. After retirement, Harold and Molly retired back to their birth place, Bridgewater. As the family grew they bought a little cottage on a lake with a sail boat. Life was good, sailing, camping and family; he was doing what he loved to do. Surviving are his son, Mike (Sharon), Bridgewater; daughter Paula (Stephen) Conrod, Eastern Passage; granddaughters Marilyn (Geoff) Mosher/Lahey, Saint John, Leigh-Anne (Ryan) Clark, Plainfield IL, Kate (Terry) MacDonald, Dieppe, Amy (Jordan) Mann/Panasuk, Dartmouth; grandson Paul (Crystal Carson), Bridgewater; great-grandchildren Jakob, Nikolas, Ethan, Abigail and Maxton; sisters Jean Corkum, Dayspring, Karen (David) Wilkie, Bridgewater; brother-in-law Murray Feindel, Bridgewater; sister-in-law Marie Feindel Cochrane, Ontario; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Mildred "Molly" (Feindel); daughter Patricia (Mike) Mosher; grandson David Mosher; sisters Thelma (Carman) Reid, Delia (Ernest) Fraser, Mary (Ross) Schmiesser, Kaye (Clarence) Mailman, Doris (Harry) Hayward; brother-in-law Gerald Corkum; brothers George (Nelly), Teddy (Pauline), Arnold (Margaret). A service celebrating Harold’s life will be held Monday August 28, 2017 at 2:00pm at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24, 78 Churchill Street, Bridgewater with a reception to follow. Interment will take place in Dayspring Cemetery. We would like to extend a special thank you to the amazing staff of the Veterans Unit in Lunenburg. Thanks you so much for the loving care and support shown during Dads Stay. Family flowers only. Memorial Donations may be made to Fisherman’s Memorial Hospital, Veterans Unit. On-line condolences may be made by visiting

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