Betty Sneeringer, 90

March 25, 2019

Betty Sneeringer, 90, a resident of Ocean City, NJ, and Lancaster, PA passed away at her home on March 25, 2019. Born in Detroit, MI she was the daughter of the late Royden and Anna (Gegg) Catanach. Betty was the wife of the late John Ruof and the late Dale Sneeringer.
Betty attended Immaculata University where she received her Bachelors Degree in English and Temple University where she received her Masters of Education. Betty went on to teach English at Lancaster Catholic High School and Dulaney High School in Maryland.
Betty had a passion for reading. A whirlwind of energy, Betty was deeply involved in volunteering for the North Museum, the Ocean City museum and was the president of the Women’s Club of Lancaster.
She is survived by her children; Susan Wentling (John) and Stephen Ruof, her sister, Anne Blom, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husbands, John and Dale, her daughter, Christine Larkin, and her grandson, Matthew Larkin.
Services are being handled by Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory. For more information please call (717)393-9661. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Betty’s name can be made to Doctors Without Borders at

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Condolences to the Family

April 01, 2019

We were so saddened to hear about Betty’s passing. We have heard a lot of wonderful stories about Betty from her sister, Anne and her nephew, Bruce over the years and about 2 years ago we finally met her as we spent a weekend with Bruce, Deana and Anne at the shore house. It was a joy to have met her that weekend and spend that time with her even though it was brief. 
Our warmest sympathy to all of her family, Craig and Marleen Foreman 

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