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Obituary of Kenneth J. Snavely, 77


Kenneth J. Snavely, 77, of Howard, passed away on Saturday November 16, 2019 at his home. He was born in Spring Mills on May 24, 1942 a son of the late Florence Snavely Buck. On March 2, 1974 he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Kathleen Mincer who survives at their home.

Ken had worked at American Chemical in Lock Haven, drove school bus, and was employed as a security guard for many years. He loved fishing and hunting. His greatest pleasure was time spent with his family, particularly his grandchildren, great, and great -great grandchildren.

Along with his wife he is survived by three sons, Robert Snavely of Montoursville,Kenneth Darby of Salladasburg, and Matthew ( Stacy ) Snavely of Renovo, two daughters, Susan ( Mark ) Force and Michelle Harding both of Loganton, four sisters, Shirley Buck and Peg Rose of Castanea, Renea Weir of Jersey Shore, and Betty Saunders of Lock Haven, and two brothers, John Lamey of Jersey Shore, and Tom Buck of Renovo, and many grand, great-grand, and great-great grandchildren whom he loved dearly. He was preceded by a son, Dale Snavely Sr.

Private services will be held at the families convenience.

Name of Deceased

Kenneth J. Snavely



Date of Death


Date of Birth


Funeral Home

Kader-Neff Funeral Home

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