Obituary Notice: Lois J. Snyder

Lois J. Snyder, 79 of Philipsburg (Chester Hill Borough), passed away at her residence on Oct. 18, 2011.

born Aug. 19, 1032, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Blanche (Starline) Askey.

She was affiliated with the South Philipsburg Christian and Missionary Alliance Church. She was a homemaker.

On Aug. 18, 1951 in Philipsburg, she wed the late Frederick S. Snyder, who passed away on March 26, 1979.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

She is survived by daughters Carol Carles and her husband Robert J. of Morrisdale, and Harriet Hughes of RD Philipsburg; sisters Maxine Schram of Chester Hill Borough, Mildred Conklin of Drifting and Ramona Fye and her husband Jack of Brookville, MD; brother Fred Askey and his wife Mary of Philipsburg; grandchildren Allen Carles and his wife Clarice of Morrisdale, Greg Hughes of Ashland, and Lori Hughes and her husban Kenneth Long Jr. of Chester Hill Borough; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Beezer-Heath Funeral home, 719 E. Spruce St., Philipsburg, with the Rev. Scott Hartsock officiating. Burial will be at the Philipsburg Cemetery. There will be no public visitation.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce St., Philipsburg, PA 16866.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lois Jean Snyder’s memory to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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