SNYDER, Paul Arvid

October 6, 1938 – February 21, 2019

With sadness we announce that our beloved Paul passed away in Red Deer, Alberta at the age of 80 Years. Paul was born in Didsbury, AB and lived most of his life in Cochrane, AB

Paul was a dedicated Corrections Officer and worked at the Calgary Correctional Centre retiring in 2009.

Paul was just one of those guys that everyone loved to be around. He had a great sense of humor, and he loved spending time with his many friends enjoying a pint at the Cochrane Legion. Paul was incredibly loyal and was well known for doing odd jobs for the people he cared for around Cochrane and area. On Paul’s free time, he highly enjoyed fishing, camping, shooting pool with his buddies, and in his younger years, enjoyed riding his Harley.

Paul will be deeply missed by his Son (Scott Snyder) and girlfriend (Robin Roman), Sister (Arlene Snyder) His longtime friend and second Family (Suzanne Beauchesne) and her daughter’s (Noelle Oberg) (Renee Bruinsma) and many friends and extended family.

Paul is predeceased by his wife (Sharon Snyder) Mother (Anna Snyder) and Father (Virgil Snyder) and Brother (Merle Snyder)

A celebration of Paul’s life will be held at the Cochrane Legion (114 – 5th Avenue, Cochrane AB) on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2:00pm.

Rest in Peace Paul. You will be forever missed in the hearts of many that you blessed with your vibrant presence and caring heart.

Arrangements entrusted to Cochrane Country Funeral Home, Flo Simpson, Funeral Director Phone 403-932-1039.

  1. On 26/02/2019 at 3:49 pm Tracy Bridger Said:

    My heart felt condolences to family and friends (especially Suzanne)of Paul. So many great memories of Paul & his sense of humour — too true, he made an 8 hour shift go by pretty fast. At peace & up there doing what you love, all the best, enjoy, you deserve the best. Thank you!! Hugs!!

  2. On 26/02/2019 at 4:25 pm Bonita (Bonnie) Marston Said:

    I will miss you very much Paul and I am very sorry that I can,t be there to share all the good times and memories that we had all my love and sorrow go out to family and friends Love you and miss you Suzanne my friend

  3. On 27/02/2019 at 9:12 am Esther Rybkowski Said:

    My sincere condolences to the family and Paul’s extended family (The Beauchesne’s) at this difficult time. Paul will be remembered by many who worked with him at Spyhill. Paul’s 80th Birthday was a milestone for him and everyone that attended could see how touched he was.
    Rest In Peace Paul,

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