Lena P. Snyder, 93, formerly of Croghan Pike, Shade Gap, PA, died Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at AristaCare at Woodland Park, Orbisonia, PA, where she had resided since December 24, 2019.
Born April 10, 1927 at Shade Gap, PA, she was a daughter of the late Francis Sylvester and Elsie Mae (Gutshall) Covert. She was united in marriage to Charley L. Snyder on June 5, 1952 at Huntingdon, PA by Rev. Edward Berkey. Mr. Snyder preceded in death November 15, 2002.
She is survived by one son, Fred Snyder, of Croghan Pike, Shade Gap, PA. She was preceded in death by one infant son, Clyde Snyder and five brothers, Melvin, Lloyd, Ralph, Norman and Janvier Covert. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mrs. Snyder was a member of the Fair Ridge Assembly of God Church, RD, Shade Gap, PA, where she served as a Sunday School teacher for many years
She was a graduate of Orbisonia High School in the Class of 1947.
During her life she was mainly a homemaker, however, prior to marriage she was employed as a cook at Juniata College and after marriage she was a seasonal employee at Heinz and Knouse Foods, Chambersburg, PA.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family at Fair Ridge Cemetery, RD, Shade Gap, PA with Rev. Berry Brown officiating. There will be no public viewing or visitation.
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