Mrs. Lida Snyder Buried

The funeral of Mrs. Lida Snyder, wife of Rev. Ivan Snyder, 542 West Eighth street, Wyoming, was held this afternoon from Russell C. Davis Funeral Home, 365 Bennett street, Luzerne.

Officiating clergymen were Rev. Dr. Rolland Crompton, district superintendent of Wyoming Conference Methodist Church; Rev. Dr. Fred Lott and Rev. Clifford Bound.

Burial was in Wyoming Cemetery.

Pall bearers were: William R. Thomas, Howard Frantz, William Bradbury, William F. Austin, George Knarr and William R. Austin.

Source: Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, December 27, 1945.

Minister’s Wife Dies At Wyoming

Mrs. Life Snyder, wife of Rev. Ivan Snyder, retired Methodist minister, died last night at home, 542 West 8th street, Wyoming, after a year’s illness. Mrs. Snyder was formerly a teacher in the Wyoming schools.

Born and raised in Wyoming, Mrs. Snyder was a member of the Missionary Society of the Methodist Church, The Rebekah Lodge, Daughters of America, and the Eastern Star.

Surviving are her husband, a son, Prof. H. Austin Snyder, superintendent of Public Schools at Clarks Green; a daughter, Miss Iva Snyder, a teacher of languages in Lewistown High School, also two grandchildren.

The funeral will be held from the Russell C. Davis Funeral Home, 365 Bennett street, Luzerne, Thursday afternoon at 2: Frinds [sic] may call after 2 on Wednesday. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery.

Source: Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, December 24, 1945.

Elizabeth McRill Dead

The death of Mrs. Elizabeth McRill a former well known and highly respected resident of Wyoming occurred at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ivan Snyder, wife of Rev. Ivan Snyder, pastor of the M.E. church at Old Forge, with whom she has been residing for some time past on Saturday afternoon following a two day illness of pneumonia. She was a member of the local Rebekah Lodge I.O.O.F.. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Ivan Snyder, of Old Forge and two brothers, Charles and Edward Alling of Wyoming. Private funeral services will be held at the M.E. parsonage at Old Forge at 2:30 o’clock this afternoon. Interment in the Wyoming cemetery where a large number of friends and relatives and members of the local Rebekah Lodge attended the services at the grave.

Source: Wilkes-Barre Evening News, December 9, 1918.

Miss Joyce M. Snyder

Mr. and Mrs. Forrest R. Snyder announce the engagement of their daughter, Joyce, to Samuel J. Francisco, son of Mrs. Minerva Francisco of Ceresco. The couple are planning a May wedding. Miss Snyder is a graduate of Athens High School and is employed in the personnel department at Post Cereals. Mr. Francisco is a graduate of Marshall High School and is employed in the accounting department of the carton and container division of the General Foods Corp.

Source: Battle Creek Enquirer, December 13, 1953.

Joyce Snyder Is the Bride Of S.J. Francisco

Miss Joyce Maxine Snyder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest R. Snyder of Route 1, Fulton, became the bride of Samuel John Francisco, son of Mrs. Harold Francisco of Ceresco and the late Mr. Francisco, in a ceremony held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the First Evangelical and Reformed Church of Fulton.

The marriage was performed by the Rev. John D. Perrin, pastor of the First Congregational Church, before an altar adorned with palms, ferns, seven-branch candelabras and white gladioli in Queen Anne baskets. Mrs. Ethel Beebe, organist, and Raymond Pontoni, soloist, both of Athens, provided the traditional wedding music.

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