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James H. Snoby



2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Hindman Funeral Home (Chandler)

Funeral Service

11 a.m.
Friday, March 31, 2017

Hindman Funeral Home (Chandler)

Snoby, James H., 94, Johnstown, died March 27, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. Born May 4, 1922 to the late Joseph and Clara (Ringler) Snoby. Preceded in death by wife, Dorothy (McCullough); infant son, James D.; brothers, William, Paul, and Henry “Clay” Snoby; sister, Marion Adams; grandson, who passed away Jan. 22, 2017, Rodger R. Locher Jr.; and nephew, Dee Adams. Survived by daughter, Beverly Busch, (Tracey), Robinson PA; sisters, Ethel Bernat; Virginia Vargo, both of Johnstown; brother, Bob Snoby, Armagh; grandchildren, Melinda Rese, (Fred), Stephens City, VA; Kimberly Busch (Ken) and Bradley Busch, all of Robinson PA; great grandchildren, Anthony, Meghan, Morgan, and Andrew Rese, VA; special nieces and nephews, Donna and Tom Fulton; Bev and Bob Hodos; and numerous friends. A proud  WWII veteran of the 19th Infantry Battalion, 14th Armored Division.  He drove a half-track clearing the road for General Patton while in Germany, earning a Bronze Star Medal,Good Conduct Medal,American Campaign Medal, European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, and World War II Victory Medal. After the war he worked for a while for the railroad and then Bethlehem Steel Corp; Gautier mill and transferred to the 11 inch mill when it opened in Lower Cambria from where he retired. After he retired he volunteered at the senior center in Johnstown doing taxes. James was a lifetime member of Greater Johnstown Lodge #538 and the Retired Men’s Club. He was extremely active even through his 90’s. Up until he was 92 he was still shoveling his own snow and mowing his own grass. James made sure to always take good care of his family. He will be sadly missed by everybody who knew him. Friends will be received Thurs. March 30 from 2-7 p.m. at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., where a service will be held Fri. 11 a.m., Pastor Ruth Moore, officiating. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., “Exclusive provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at

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