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Daily Item Obituaries

April 17, 2014

Anna C. Snyder, 98, Milton

— MILTON — Anna C. Snyder, 98, of Locust Street, passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her home.

She was born Aug. 17, 1915, in Sodus, N.Y., a daughter of the late Walter and Sophia (Wohlhieter) Young. She married Glenn J. Snyder Sr. on Feb. 21, 1936, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milton. His death on Oct. 15, 1995, broke a marital union of 58 years.

Anna was a 1935 graduate of Milton High School.

She was employed for 24 years at American Home Foods, Milton, retiring in 1978.

She was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Milton, a member of the Milton Boat Club and the American Legion Post 71 Auxiliary, Milton, a charter member and multi-term president of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1665 Auxiliary, Milton, and was chaplain of VFW District 12. Anna was active in American Red Cross disaster relief and food services and coordinated the canteen at local bloodmobiles.

Anna enjoyed Little League baseball and was an avid fan of Penn State football.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Glenn J. Jr. and Ida Snyder, of Milton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Helen A. and Roger Watts and Susan L. and Roy Shrawder, all of Milton; nine grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren; and 18 stepgreat-great-grandchildren.

Anna was preceded in death by one grandson, Glenn E. Watts; one granddaughter, Brenda L. Brown; three sisters, Mary Ream, Margaret Wagner and Gertrude Buehler; and four brothers, Joseph, Dennis, Paul and Monroe Young.

Friends and relatives will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1125 Mahoning St., Milton, followed by the funeral at 11 with the Rev. Patricia A.T. Pittsnogle officiating.

Burial will be in Twin Hills Memorial Park, Muncy.

The family will provide flowers and asks that in lieu of flowers donations in Anna’s memory be made to Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1125 Mahoning St., Milton, PA 17847, or to Evangelical Hospice, 1 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg, PA 17837.

Arrangements are under the care of the Shaw Funeral Home, Milton.

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