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Michael Ernest Snyder

August 14, 1940 — January 13, 2024

Albemarle

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Michael Ernest Snyder, 83, of Albemarle, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2024, at his home.

Mike was born in West Brookfield, Massachusetts on August 14, 1940. He was the youngest of four sons born to the late Edward John Snyder and the late Margaret O’Brien Snyder. These were his brothers;  Ed, Roger and Bruce - all of whom preceded him in death. 

Mike moved to Albemarle, North Carolina in 1958 when the family business relocated. He was a graduate of Belmont Abbey College in 1962 and went on to became Vice President of research and development for E.J. Snyder and Company where he remained until the business closed in 2005. Mike was honorably discharged from the U.S. Marine Corp Reserves in 1967.
He was actively involved in many civic organizations as both a volunteer and board member. 

Mike is survived by his wife; Karen, five children from a previous marriage to Martha Huckabee Lowder; Ellen, Katherine, Michael, Bill and Brian; and eleven grandchildren..

Mike will lie-in-state at Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 from 12:00pm - 5:00pm. The Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of the Annunciation Catholic Church in Albemarle co-celebrated by Father Peter Fitzgibbons and Abbot Placid Solari of Belmont Abbey. Burial will immediately follow at the Fairview Memorial Park at 1425 East Main Street, Albemarle. A catered reception will follow the committal service in the Family Life Center at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Belmont Abbey College scholarship endowment.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Snyder family.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

12:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home - Albemarle

522 N 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001

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Mass

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

11:00 - 11:45 am (Eastern time)

Our Lady of Annunciation Catholic Church

416 N 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001

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Interment

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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