The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 4, 2013

Mercy Snyder, 98, Sunbury


The Daily Item

— SUNBURY — Mercy Snyder, 98, of Sunbury, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, in Elmcroft, Lewisburg.

She was born on Jan. 15, 1911, a daughter of the late Frank and Franny (King) Clark. She was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Snyder, on Feb. 14, 1991.

She was a longtime member of the Zion Lutheran Church, Snyder.

Mercy enjoyed walking.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, William F. and Ellen Snyder, of Northumberland; three grandchildren, William F. Snyder and wife Heidi, of Escondido, Calif., Laura Lattanzion and husband Dan, of Loeminster, Mass., and Jennifer Robare and husband Dwayne, of Loeminster, Mass.; five great-grandchildren, Meghan, Sofia, Adrianna, Gabrielle, and Genevieve; and one special niece, Marjorie Payne, of Media.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Fry, and numbers brothers and sisters.

Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury, followed by the funeral at 2.

Burial will be in the Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Evangelical Hospice, 1 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837.