Heaven has gained an Angel
Leah M. Snyder, 89, of Elizabethville, formerly of Wiconisco, passed away Monday, December 2nd at her son's home in Gratz.
Born in Spring Glen, December 15, 1929, a daughter of the late Charles L. and Iva F. Koppenhaver Cole.
Leah was a 1947 graduate of the former Wiconisco High School.
She was a retired seamstress from the former Bobbie Rogers garment factory, Wiconisco. She was a member of the ILGWU.
Leah was a current member of Salem Lutheran Church, Elizabethville. She was a former member of St. Christopher's Lutheran Church, Lykens where she attended most of her life. Leah was a woman of great faith who loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as well as a devoted mother.
Leah was an avid Philadelphia Phillies fan, she enjoyed cooking and baking. She will be forever remembered for the love and devotion shown to her family, her family was her world.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant sister, Kathryn and an infant brother; two sons-in-law, Terry Leitzel and Keith Oxenrider.
Surviving are family whom she adored; her husband of 70 years, Carl D. Snyder; 5 children, Durene Archer (Carl), Dauphin; Mary Ellen Oxenrider, Tower City; Ken Snyder (Gail), Gratz; Steve Snyder, (Ruth) Spring Mills and Wade Snyder (Michelle) Harrisburg; nine grandchildren, Carlla Carr (Derek), Jill Archer (Bojan), Brandon, Jordan, Alix, Lydia, Andy, Ben and Lilly Snyder. 2 great granddaughters, Avary and Emerson Carr. Nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 6th at 10:30 am from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home, Inc, Tower City with Pastor Robert Straub. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Viewing will be from 9:30-10:30 am at the chapel. In lieu of flowers donations in Leah's name can be made to the American Cancer Society, 16 N. 4th St, Minersville, PA 17954 or Calvary Independent Church, 6300 St. Rt 209, Lykens, PA 17048. To sign the guestbook visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com
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