On Sunday, September 4, 2022, following a fierce battle with cancer, R. John Snider at the age of 74 passed away peacefully with his family by his side. John was the beloved husband and best friend of the late Irene Snider (née Hogendoorn) and loving father of Paul Snider (Kim), Jennifer Snider (Tashko Sarakinov) and Jody Snider (Troy Folkerson). Gramps (“B”) will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Jessi and Evan Snider, Nevena and Matejo Sarakinov, and Kaleb and Sadie Folkerson. John will also be missed by his siblings Carol Snider (Sam Makhoul), Ken Snider (Cathy), Don Snider (Sharon) and Marg Snider (Reg Dolson); his in-laws Marg Vandersleen (Hank), Nancy Legge, Peter Hogendoorn (Joyce), Coby Henrich (Gill), Brenda Vanderkooi (Ray), Mary Gillies and Patti Ford (Chris); and his many nieces and nephews. John is predeceased by his parents, Bert and Jean Snider; his brothers-in-law, Dave Gillies and Bob Legge; his in-laws, Pieter and Nellie Hogendoorn.
John had a fulfilling career as plant manager for Whitaker Cable/ElectroWire and location manager for AFL. “Snide” found happiness in spending time with family and friends, playing golf and fishing. He was an avid hockey and baseball fan and was well known for maintaining his lawn. A celebration of life for John will be held at the Stone Tree Golf and Fitness Club, 318085 Highway #6 & 10, Owen Sound on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
As expressions of sympathy, the family would appreciate donations to Chapman House Hospice ( or the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation – Oncology.
Arrangements entrusted to Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, Owen Sound, 519-376-7492.
To post a message of condolence, for more details on the celebration of life and to make a donation, please visit John’s memorial at
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