Mary Snyder

Mary S. Snyder (Horning)

Tuesday, March 10th, 1931 - Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Mary S. Snyder, 88 of Ephrata, formerly of New Holland, died Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Fairmount Homes after a lengthy illness.
Born in East Earl, she was a daughter of the late Paul G. and Mary M. (Shirk) Horning. She was married 68 years on May 19 to John E. Snyder, Jr.

Mary was a devoted mother, and homemaker, who contributed her talents at Hollinger’s Gift Shop and Yoder’s Restaurant & Buffet, and through tireless volunteer work at the New Holland Re-Uzit Shop. She was a member at Indiantown Mennonite Church where she was active in their sewing circle. Her hobbies included sewing bonnets, aprons and quilts as well as baking. She enjoyed and spent a great deal of time traveling with her family.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Richard, married to Kori (Zellers) Snyder of Berwyn, and Gary, married to Dana (Brookmyer) Snyder of Blue Ball; eight grandchildren, Peter, Nathan, Jordan, Emily, Reagan, Adam married to Kara (Horst) Snyder, Erin, and Cory married to Alyssa (Maxwell) Snyder; a great granddaughter, Abigail; a brother, Paul S., married to Anna (Eberly) Horning of Ephrata; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are two sisters, Edna Zimmerman and Anna Martin; and a brother, Ivan Horning.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Dec. 16 at 11 am at Indiantown Mennonite Church, 255 Indiantown Road, Ephrata. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Viewing will be held on Sunday at the Groff-High Funeral Home, 145 W. Main St., New Holland from 2-4 pm and on Monday at the Church from 10-11 am. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Fairmount Homes Sharing Fund, 333 Wheat Ridge Drive, Ephrata, PA 17522. To send the family online condolences visit us at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Groff-High Funeral Home
    145 W. Main St.
    NEW HOLLAND, PA 17557
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  • Second Visitation

    Monday, December 16th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Monday, December 16th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Indiantown Mennonite Church
    255 Indiantown Rd.
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  • Service

    Monday, December 16th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, December 16th, 2019 11:00am
    Indiantown Mennonite Church
    255 Indiantown Rd.
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    Steve Martin
    Jay S. Weaver
    Paul Snader
  • Interment

    Indiantown Mennonite Cemetery
    255 Indiantown Rd.
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Donations are being accepted for: Fairmount Homes Sharing Fund.


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Juan Lopez

Posted at 09:57am
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We're making a donation in her name to the Fairmount Homes.

Patrick Yung, Lorena Plaza, Juan Lopez

Pat and Susan Larkin

Posted at 03:59pm
With deepest sympathy,
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Beth Maxwell

Posted at 08:15pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Mary was always so sweet and kind to everyone. What a wonderful example. Much love to you all. The Maxwell Family

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