Harry E. Snider, 88, resident of The Waters of New Castle, passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 4, 2012, at the facility after an extended illness.
He was born in Hartford City, Ind., June 8, 1924, the son of Earl and Esther Pence Snider.
He was a graduate of Hartford City High School and served in the Marine Corps from March 6, 1942, to Feb. 12, 1946. He was a Corporal in the 1st Division in WW 2 serving in the South Pacific and the Battle of Peleliu.
He had been a watchmaker, learning his trade in Chicago and had stores in Indianapolis, Fort Harrison, and Knightstown. He enjoyed dancing, body building, music, automobiles, politics and spending time with family. He was a devoted Christian and a lifetime member of the Marine Corps League; Hiram I Bearss Detachment 89.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Lincoln Memory Gardens in Zionsville.
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