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Charles Snider

Charles O. Snider

Sunday, April 15th, 1934 - Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Charles O Snider, 85, of Mercersburg, PA passed away September 3, 2019 at Laurel Lakes Wellness & Rehab, Chambersburg, PA. Charles had been in failing health for several years. He had a liver transplant followed by dementia and Parkinson’s.
Born April 15, 1934 at Upton, PA he was a son of the late J. Adam and Esther Elliott Snider.
Charles was a graduate of Lemasters High School, Lemasters, PA. As a young man he played baseball in the local adult league. He was first employed at Garman Home Center, Chambersburg, as a carpenter and later for John Bennett Construction, Mercersburg. He worked as a draftsman for Nassaux-Hemsley Engineering, Chambersburg and Grove Manufacturing, Shady Grove, PA. Later in life he was self-employed in hand crafting furniture. Charles and his wife owned and operated B and S Enterprise Hydroponic Tomatoes, Mercersburg for 27 years.
Charles was a member of First Church of God, Mercersburg, where he served as treasurer for 30 years, had been an Elder, Deacon, Superintendent, choir member and Sunday school teacher. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving family include his wife, Irene (Bennett) Poffenberger Snider, whom he married April 4, 1964. Four sons, C. Mitchell (Gail) Snider, Sebastian, FLA, Eddie A. (Gina) Poffenberger, Clear Spring, MD, D. Jody (Deborah) Snider, St. Thomas, PA, and Shannon K. (Diana) Snider, Greencastle, PA. Six grandchildren, Morgan, Erin, Tyler, Amanda, Kayla, and Makenna. Five great grandchildren and a brother in law, W. Ramon Meckley. Charles was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy (Rotz) Snider and a sister, Sylvia Meckley.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday September 7, 2019 at First Church of God, 107 S. Park Ave., Mercersburg, with Pastor John Cook officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Mercersburg.
Viewing 6 to 8 PM Friday at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, and one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, September 6th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, September 6th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    47 North Park Avenue
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
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  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    First Church of God
    Address
    107 South Park Avenue
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
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  • Service

    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, September 7th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    First Church of God
    Address
    107 South Park Avenue
    MERCERSBURG, PA 17236
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  • Interment

    Location
    Fairview Cemetery
    Address
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    MERCER, PA 17236
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