Mary Elizabeth (Bette) Snyder, 85

July 09, 2009

JAN. 20, 1924-JULY 2, 2009

Mary Elizabeth (Bette) Snyder, 85, of 13616 Paradise Drive, Hagerstown, died Thursday, July 2, 2009, at her home.

Born Jan. 20, 1924, in Catonsville, Md., she was the daughter of the late Arthur Clay Foard and Elizabeth Sarah Ann O'Sullivan Foard.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Buchanan Snyder, Sept. 3, 2008.

She was a graduate of St. Mary's Catholic High School with the class of 1942 and Columbia Business College.

She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church, The Women's Club, Crossroad's Garden Club and Woodlawn Garden Club. She was an avid bridge player.

She is survived by two sons, Richard C. Snyder of Hagerstown and Robert L. Snyder of Stone Ridge, Va.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Andrew K. Coffman Funeral Home, with the Rev. Stephanie P. Yancy officiating.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Maryland Chapter of Multiple Sclerosis, 11403 Crown Hill Drive, Suite E, Owings Mills, MD 21117.

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