2009-05-28 / Obituaries

Lorma M. Snyder

Shade Gap, 83

Lorma M. Snyder, 83, formerly of Shade Gap, died at 4:08 a.m., Friday, May 22, 2009, at the longterm care unit of Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

Born July 5, 1925, at Alfaretta, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Doran and Isabel (Ewing) Rinker. She was married to Leonard E. Snyder on November 4, 1947, at Mt. Union. He preceded her in death February 15, 2004.

Surviving are two children: L. Jay Snyder, Gardners, Pa., and Larry J. Snyder, Burnt Cabins; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren and four greatgrandchildren; and a brother, Lewis "Sonny" Rinker, Mt. Union.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Elva Henry.

She was a member of Fair Ridge Assembly of God Church, Shade Gap. She was also a member of Shirleysburg Grange, Mt. Union Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Order of the Amaranth, Huntingdon, Pa., Shade Gap Area Volunteer Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and Women's Ministries of her church.

During her life she owned and operated Hilltop Restaurant, Shade Gap, for 25 years. Prior to that she was employed at Greif Bros. Manufacturing, Mt. Union.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 26, at Fair Ridge Assembly of God Church, Shade Gap. Burial was made at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shade Gap.

Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, was in charge of arrangements.

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