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Category Archives: The Snyder Family

March 17, 2016

Our King St. Roots

Four blocks down East King Street, still within walking distance of the square in Lancaster City, sits the original location of the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home. Built in 1899 by steel fabricator A. B. Rote…

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January 17, 2016

We Are Community…A Sit Down with Chad Snyder

Chad Snyder downtown

Each week, the Lititz Record Express features a profile of a local resident who contributes to the uniqueness of the Lititz Community. Read Chad Snyder’s profile, which originally ran in the Record Express on January 7, 2016.

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May 7, 2015

The healing power of the three F’s


We are very lucky to live in such a wonderful country. In the United States of America, we have the freedom to practice our religion and faith without the fear of being arrested or prosecuted. We also have the best health care system in the world. Combining faith and medicine can be very powerful in the healing process.

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November 24, 2014

Honoring the loved ones lost each year at our Candle of Love Service

Snyder Funeral Home Candle of Light service

We know this time of year can be difficult for families that have lost a loved one, and that family traditions may seem different. Because of this, we invite all the families we have served in the past year to gather together in remembrance and celebration of all our loved ones lost. It is during this special time of year that we hold our annual Light a Candle of Love Holiday Memorial Service.

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September 22, 2014

Personal family connections to the armed services

Charles Snyder Sr. at U.S. Navy basic training

I was doing some writing in my Dad’s office at the funeral home the other day, when I started to look around at all the family photos he has hanging on the walls. I noticed my grandfather, Charles F. Snyder, Sr.’s U.S. Navy basic training class photo. I began to think about the tremendous courage and discipline it takes to be a part of the armed forces today, and in years past.

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August 29, 2014

Female funeral directors in an historically male-dominated industry

Women Working in a Male-Dominated Industry

As a workingwoman, I wear many hats; registered nurse, aspiring blogger, wife, dog owner, sister, daughter, friend, volunteer. Like almost all workingwomen, I sometimes struggle to find my balance. But imagine juggling all your roles and responsibilities as a woman while working in an almost completely male-dominated industry?

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Offering Lancaster, PA funeral services for over 75 years.

Our six funeral homes in Lancaster County makes it easy and convenient to make arrangements and host services close to home.

  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Downtown Lancaster
  • 414 East King St.
  • 717-393-9661
  • Charles F. (Chip) Snyder, Jr. Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Lititz Pike
  • 3110 Lititz Pike
  • 717-560-5100
  • Charles F. (Chad) Snyder, III Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Millersville
  • 441 North George St.
  • 717-872-5041
  • Mark D. Burkholder Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home Lititz, PA
  • 127 South Broad St.
  • 717-626-2317
  • Jacqueline Adamson Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Bachman-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory Strasburg, PA
  • 7 South Decatur Street
  • 717-687-7644
  • Norman T. Mable Funeral Director / Supervisor
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  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Willow Street, PA
  • 2421 Willow Street Pike
  • 717-464-4600
  • Kelly Gramola Townsend Funeral Director / Supervisor
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