The regular sessions of the Rensselaer County Legislature are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in:
Legislative Chambers, Third Floor
Rensselaer County Government Center
1600 7th Avenue
Troy, New York 12180
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Nathan J. Snyder November 2021 Honor A Deceased Veteran
November 8 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am
NATHAN J. SNYDER
Nathan John Snyder was born on February 20, 1995 in Troy, New York. He is the son of Linda Fryer (Brett McNab) and Timothy Snyder, and stepson to Nicole Cassino. Nathan was the brother of Kristyn (Gary) Donnelly, Stephanie (Jeff) Snyder, Noah Snyder, twin brother to Nicholas (Morgan) Snyder, Brandon McNab and Cassandra McNab; grandson of John (Kathy) Snyder, Pamela Hester and the late Donald and Alice Fryer; great-grandson of Lou Verinini; great-nephew of Carol Borst; nephew to David (Sue) Fryer, Ruth Greminger, Sue (Ed) Nestler, Karen Warner, and Laura (Patrick) Hegarty; cousin to Shea Hegarty, Addison Hegarty, Lori Jubic, Kelly Mohl, Tyler Greminger, Michael Warner, and Josh Fryer; uncle to Marley, Annie, Kennady, Chase and the late Allie; and friend to Donna Gaito, Bob Gaito, and Sean Cook.
Nathan grew up and resided in North Greenbush, New York and attended schools in the Averill Park School District. He graduated from Averill Park High School in 2013.
Nathan enlisted in the United States Army on August 20, 2013 in Albany, New York. He served as an infantryman and served in Afghanistan from January of 2015 until October of 2015. Nathan was the recipient of many awards during his enlistment, which included the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, and the Air Assault Badge. Nathan was honorably discharged in 2016.
Before Nathan tragically passed away, he had been working at the Troy Post Office, and was in the process of reenlisting in the Army.
Nathan was also survived by his canine companions Sky, Hudson and Koby.
Nathan enjoyed snowmobiling, snowboarding, hiking, fishing, and loved fitness activities. He was a member of the East Greenbush VFW Post 7338.
Honor A Deceased Veteran Ceremony will be held in the Legislative Chambers of the Rensselaer County Legislature.
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