Charles F. Snyder to build funeral home, crematory in Willow Street; spring 2022 opening expected
June 24, 2021 – Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes & Crematory has announced plans to expand to Willow Street. A new Charles F. Snyder location at 2421 Willow Street Pike will replace an existing office building next to House of Pizza with a 12,500 square foot facility that includes a crematory, a 350-seat chapel, and 145 parking spaces. There will also a small chapel as well as a patio/garden.
Lancaster funeral home to break ground on Willow Street location this August
June 23, 2021 – Lancaster-based Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes & Crematory said it plans to break ground on its sixth funeral home and third crematory in Willow Street this August.
Rising demand prompts Charles F. Snyder to add 2nd crematory to Lititz Pike location
April 10, 2021 – The Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes & Crematory has opened a second crematory at its 3110 Lititz Pike location.
Federal government to reimburse families of COVID-19 victims for funeral expenses
April 10, 2021 – People who paid for the funeral and burial of someone who died from COVID-19 may be able to get reimbursed for the expenses. FEMA will begin accepting applications on Monday, April 12, for its funeral assistance program.
Lancaster funeral home creates memorial for families of those lost to COVID-19
July 25, 2020 – WGAL News 8’s Susan Shapiro visited Charles F. Snyder Funeral home in Lititz where there is a memorial to recognize all of those who have had a loss during this difficult time. The memorial consists of dozens of small green flags lining the road in front of the funeral home.
Families postponing services as Lancaster County funeral directors adapt amid coronavirus outbreak
March 21, 2020 – Planning a loved one’s funeral is never easy. Doing so during the COVID-19 outbreak has added an unwelcomed level of uncertainty to the process. East Cocalico Township police Officer Brennan Lied died March 10 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash. He was off duty.
Charles F. Snyder buys Bachman Funeral Home in Strasburg
June 13, 2019 – Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes & Crematory has acquired Bachman Funeral Home in Strasburg for an undisclosed price, it was announced Wednesday. The transaction brings Lancaster-based Charles F. Snyder the nation’s oldest funeral home, founded in 1769, and a presence on the southeast side of Lancaster County.
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Bible Baptist Church of Leola means so much to my family and me; it is the place where we come together to worship and serve the Lord. Each month it is my privilege to conduct worship services at Conestoga View Nursing Home in Lancaster. It gives me great satisfaction and joy to be able to spread a little bit of sunshine and hope to those who no longer have the ability to attend their home church. — John KenderdineLicensed Funeral Director