Family to Family: The Charles F. Snyder Funeral Blog
November 10, 2022
Veterans Day, a national and state holiday, serves as a day for Americans to come together to show their deep respect and appreciation for the military veterans of our country. It is the one day a year when we pause, reflect and show our gratitude to all those who are serving or have ever served in our military. So how did it come to be?
September 17, 2021
There are a million ways to say thank you. Great or small they all have value.
January 22, 2021
Taps. There is nothing like the sound of those patriotic notes. It grabs your heart, it makes you cry. It honors the service and risk a man or woman took for our safety and the safety of our country.
October 30, 2020
Three hundred and sixty five days a year, twenty-four hours a day, rain or shine, hot or cold, from the year 1776 to present day, they’re serving our country.
October 26, 2016
Cell Phones for Soldiers was founded in 2004 by siblings Robbie and Brittany Barqquist, then ages 12 and 13, respectively. In its first 12 years, they have provided 220 million minutes of talk time to troops serving around the world to call home.
May 12, 2016
Most people associate veterans strictly with Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans Day, but we firmly believe that veterans should be celebrated and supported all year long.
April 26, 2016
Moving across the Atlantic and Pacific took more than just one or two ships at a time; supplying the troops on the front lines was a full-time operation that required convoys of both merchant and military ships.
April 20, 2016
Imagine being part of the war effort during World War II, manning a ship, sailing across the oceans with much-needed fuel on board. Above your tanker are Japanese fighters, even kamikaze planes, so the firing begins, but the gunner is killed and you have to take over.
February 10, 2016
Love is in the air and it is time for the Charles F. Snyder annual Valentines for Veterans project! Students from many local schools participate in this project by sending us handmade valentines to provide to local veterans.
September 22, 2014
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.