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Family, friends, community to bid farewell to Northwestern, Lehigh U. athlete Brett Snyder Family, friends, community to bid farewell to Northwestern, Lehigh U. athlete Brett Snyder

Family, friends, community to bid farewell to Northwestern, Lehigh U. athlete Brett Snyder

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

Brett A. Snyder, 41, of New Tripoli, went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ, March 31, 2019.

He was the adored husband of Carissa B. (Seng) Snyder for 12 precious years and the son of Gary D. Snyder of New Tripoli and the late Susan (Lazarus) Snyder.

A competitive athlete and record holder at Northwestern Lehigh High School Class of ’96 in football, basketball and baseball, he was honored to continue his outstanding football career at Lehigh, while earning a degree in 2000 in mechanical engineering.

He enjoyed his tenure as an engineer at SKF USA Inc. from 2000-2013.

He will always be remembered for his uncompromising ability to joyfully persevere despite the circumstances.

His unwavering faith in the Lord was an inspiration to anyone who knew him.

In addition to his wife and father, he is survived by sons, Tate, 8, Luke, 5, and 17-month-old twins Lane and Cole; brother Josh and Lacey Snyder and children, of New Tripoli; father- and mother-in-law Glen and Patti Seng of Orefield; brother-in-law Jarrett and Adrienne Seng and children of Allentown.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. April 6 at Kingdom Life Family Center, 4333 Lime Kiln Road, Orefield.

There will be no calling hours.

Interment will follow the service at Ebenezer Church Cemetery, New Tripoli.

Following the graveside service, the family will receive guests at a reception at Kingdom Life Family Center.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at heintzelmancares.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to the funeral home, P.O. Box 196, Schnecksville, PA 18078, to establish an education fund for his children.

Arrangements made by Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., Schnecksville.