Rebecca H. Snyder, 53

MARCH 15, 1959-MAY 17, 2012

May 19, 2012
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Rebecca (Becky) Hite Snyder, 53, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012, at her residence, Western Maryland Hospital Center.

Born March 15, 1959, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of George Snyder and stepdaughter of Karen Snyder of Blowing Rock, N.C., and daughter of the late Helen Wright and stepdaughter of the late Frederick Wright Jr.

Becky attended Pangborn Elementary School and found her lifelong guardian angel in the late teacher, Anna Eisentrout. After leaving Pangborn, she became a boarding student at the St. Benedictine School in Ridgley, Md., until 1980. Becky returned to Hagerstown and began her fulfilling job experience with ARC.

Becky's life was surrounded by many individuals who selflessly cared for her. While at her family home, Debbie Myers and Donna Ridenour, of Hagerstown, gave comfort and friendship to Becky, as well as many ARC employees, and most recently, the dedicated medical professionals of Western Maryland Hospital Center.

In addition to her father and stepmother, she is survived by her sister, Laura Young and her husband Marshall; her brother, George Snyder Jr., both of Hagerstown; stepsister, Kelly Ovitz of Marana, Ariz.; stepbrother, Todd Templin of Pembroke Pine, Fla.; nieces, Kathryn Young, and Lindsay and Meredith Snyder; and nephews, Karl Hafer Jr. and Christian Hafer.

She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Paige Snyder Graziano.

A memorial service will be held at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown Saturday, May 26, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Western Maryland Hospital Center Auxiliary, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742, in memory of Becky Snyder.

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