Obituaries

Joseph R. “Randy” Ames, 67

May 13, 2021

Joseph R. “Randy” Ames, 67, of Strasburg, passed away in Quarryville on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

He was the husband of JoAnn Snyder Ames, with whom he shared 43 years of marriage this past June 25th. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of Lucy Welk Ames of Lancaster, and the late Edwin Ames.

Randy had retired from DentalEZ, where he had worked as a machinist. He also enjoyed operating his side business of doing machining work for others.

He enjoyed boating and camping.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his children: Corey Ames of Mountville, and Matthew married to Jaimie Ames of Strasburg; his 3 grandchildren Isabella, Ellyanna, and Broderick. He is also survived by his siblings: Cynthia married to Ronald Weaver of Murrysville, PA and Michael married to Donna Ames of Strasburg.

Friends will be received by Randy’s family of Wednesday, May 19, 2021 from 3-4PM at the Bachman Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 7 South Decatur St., Strasburg, PA, with the Funeral Service to follow at 4PM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Randy’s memory to the Make-A-Foundation Foundation, 1054 New Holland Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601.

Watch the tribute video

Leave a condolence on this Memorial Page


Be sure to include your name

Please note that your condolence will not appear on this page until it is reviewed. Condolences usually appear within 24 hours of being submitted.

Condolences to the Family

May 21, 2021

MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY    KARL F. SCHUBERT

May 17, 2021

So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. 
Jody Smoker

Visitation
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bachman Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
7 South Decatur St.
Strasburg, PA
Map and Directions

Get Maps and Directions >
Services
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
4:00 PM
Bachman Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
7 South Decatur St.
Strasburg, PA
Map and Directions

Get Maps and Directions >
Send Flowers Online

Offering Lancaster, PA funeral services for over 70 years.

Our five 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
  • more info
  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Lititz Pike
  • 3110 Lititz Pike
  • 717-560-5100
  • Charles F. (Chad) Snyder, III Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Millersville
  • 441 North George St.
  • 717-872-5041
  • Mark D. Burkholder Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home Lititz, PA
  • 127 South Broad St.
  • 717-626-2317
  • Jacqueline Adamson Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Bachman-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory Strasburg, PA
  • 7 South Decatur Street
  • 717-687-7644
  • Norman T. Mable Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info