Kenneth Snyder


Kenneth Snyder, 64, passed away on July 22, 2021 after a courageous battle with a long illness. He was born in Albany, NY and graduated in 1976 from Shenendehowa High School.

Ken worked the majority of his career in the fire and safety business at the former Firefighters Equipment Company based in Schenectady, NY. He later joined the team at the Ace Hardware Retail Support Center in Gansevoort, NY, where he worked as a warehouse specialist.

Ken was very dedicated to his family and put them before all else. He enjoyed going away on numerous family vacations and getting together to celebrate holidays and special occasions. Ken had numerous hobbies and interests that brought him much joy. In particular, Ken had a passion for muscle cars, the New York Yankees, and finishing and restoring wood furniture.

Ken is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Judith (Davidczuk) Snyder and their daughter Amanda Lillian Snyder of Ballston Spa; his father, S. Louis Snyder of Clifton Park; sisters, Sandra Lou (Matthew) Ostiguy of East Greenbush and Lynn Cary of Ballston Spa; mother-in-law, Diane Albertin Davidczuk of Amsterdam; father-in-law, John Davidczuk, of Broadalbin; sister-in-law, Claudia Helmer of Amsterdam; nieces and nephews, Brandon, Ryan, and Rachel Ostiguy; Victoria Cary; Adam (Colleen) Helmer, and Brittany (Justin) Hickok. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends whom he cared for deeply. Ken was predeceased by his mother, Mary Jane (Marshall) Snyder.

As per Ken’s wishes, there will be no formal funeral services. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to the Saratoga County Animal Shelter, 6010 County Farm Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, in loving memory of Kenneth Snyder. Arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Armer Funeral Home, Inc. in Ballston Spa, NY.

Guest Book

Millie Kling

Judy, I am saddened to read the news of Ken’s passing. My heart is sad but I send all my love and prayers to you and Amanda….think of you often.

Rosemary Marshall

I am so sadden by this news. My family know I love you all. Kenny was always a favorite of mine when growing up. To all the family fiction at mom and dads every summer to the pinball machine at mom and dads to see who could beat who...hold on to all the memories there are lots. I'm here for you all. Call me if needed. Kenny is with the rest of our family. RIP Kenny love ya always cousin Rose