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Mary C Snyder 1929-2024

Mary C Snyder, 95, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Brookview Healthcare Center.

Mary C Snyder
Mary C Snyder

She was born January 18, 1929 in Baltimore, MD., the daughter of the late Mary (Marotta) and Alfred Coccagna.

She was married October 16, 1954 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church to Robert E. Snyder (2006).

Mary was a life time member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church and an avid member of the Adoration Chapel.

A 1947 graduate of Chambersburg High School, she went on to graduate from the Chambersburg School of Business. Mary worked as a Budget Analyst at Letterkenny Army Depot, retiring after 42 years of service.

Over the years, she worked at Glicks Shoe Store, Wilson College, then volunteered at C.O.N.T.A.C.T. and participated in L.A.R.C.

Mary was a life member of the Charles Nitterhouse Post #1599 V.F.W. Auxiliary and an auxiliary member of St. Thomas American Legion Post #612, Amvets Post #224 and a member of NARFE.

An avid card player, bowler and dancer, she was very fond of taking vacations including, Italy, Las Vegas and cruises, mall walking, traveling and tutoring children. She loved big fluffy clouds, and enjoyed taking care and spending time with her family. She took pleasure in attending all of her class reunions.

Mary is survived by her two daughters, Danette “Dannie” Snyder Wile and Teresa Lehrian, her sister, Dolores Bokeko, nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers: William, Gabriel and Frank Coccagna and son in law, Dr. Harold Lehrian.

Mary taught her daughters many lessons, the only lesson she didn’t teach us, was how to live without her.

The family extends their heartfelt thanks to all those who have cared for our mother.

A Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2024 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church with Fr. Allan Wolfe officiating.

There will be a visitation from 5-6:30 and Rosary from 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday evening, April 3, 2024 at Sellers Funeral Home and from 10 – 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be in Corpus Christi Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mary C Snyder please visit the Sympathy Store.


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