On Tuesday, my wife’s great-grandmother passed away. The obituary is below:
Helen M. Snyder
Born in Schoharie County, New York on May 26, 1915
Departed on Sep. 18, 2007 and resided in Canton, OH.
Visitation: No Visitation
Graveside Services: Private
Helen M. Snyder age 92 of Canton, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord, passing away Tuesday September 18, 2007 in the House of Loreto. Born in Schoharie County, New York on May 26, 1915 she was the daughter of the late, Walter and Pearl Stockman. She had lived the greater portion of her life in Canton and was a member of the Whipple Ave. Baptist Church and a teacher for the Eager Beaver Youth Group. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank and George Stockman, her daughter, Kay Frances Smith and also by her husband of 64 years, Guy B. Snyder Sr. who passed away August 1, 1998.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Guy Jr. and Mary Snyder of Massillon, Gary L. and Sheila Snyder of Norwalk, OH., and Arthur L. and Vivian Snyder of Akron, OH. Two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Ellen and David Boring of Canton and Carol and Mike Stump of Canton. Son-in-law, Lewis Duane Smith of Canton. Her sister, Alcy Bonham of Millersburg, OH. and brother, John (Millie) Stockman of Tuscon, AZ. There are 15 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren.
Private graveside services and burial will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Eden Church Cemetery. There will be no calling hours and the REED FUNERAL HOME CANTON CHAPEL is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the House of Loreto or Whipple Ave. Baptist Church. The family would like to express a special thanks to the House of Loreto for their care and labor of love to Helen during her residency. Those wishing to share their condolences or a fond memory may sign the Reed On-Line guestbook at our website http://www.reedfuneralhome.com.