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Page A23 JULY 2022 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY NEWS Se c t i on A NEWSSEPTEMBER 2021 Fam i l y Own e d a n d Operated Since 1974 FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY PO B o x 5 1 5 9 Y o u n g s t own OH 4 4 5 1 4 1 - 8 0 0 - 3 2 1 - 7 4 7 9 On l i n e a t www . n om i s p u b l i c a t i o n s . c om P r e v i o u s l y P u b l i s h e d a s t h e Y B N e w s • S t i l l t h e P l a c e f o r Y o u r N e w s ! NASHVILLE, TN BOOTH #545 1-888-792-9315 • mymortuarycooler.com Snyder Brand Funeral Homes Celebrate 75th Anniversary by Breaking Ground for New Building By Laurie Esposito Harley Original Lancaster City Funeral Home Rendering of Snyder’s Future Willow Street Location LANCASTER,PA— Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes has a long and storied history. Charles F. Snyder, Sr., a pharmacist first class mate in the U.S. Navy during WWII, returned home from the South Pacific to become a funeral director. He got his mortuary license in 1941. In 1947, he found the perfect property to begin his life’s work, but he didn’t have any money. He asked his parents to sell their home to use the money as a down payment on the property mortgage. He promised them a home for the rest of their lives if they helped him. He was 28 years old and single at the time. Charles opened the 414 E. King Street funeral home in downtown Lancaster. He and his parents lived above the funeral home. “This was obviously very brave of him,” says Charles “Chad” Snyder III, current President of Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes. Charles faced another issue. He had no vehicles. His sister, however, had a station wagon and she lived in Lancaster. He used her station wagon as his first hearse. When business picked up, he started renting hearses. In 1950, Charles married, but he never broke his promise to his parContinued on Page a2 Garden of remembrance memorial Park welcomes adas israel conGreGation as its 28th Partner Congregation See Page A4 Global recruiters of cincinnati becomes Global recruiters of batesville after Ownership Change See Page A19 uaHt online associate deGree in funeral services Receives Full Accreditation See Page A34 www.nomispublications.com Classified Ads Shipping Directory Index of Advertisers 9:41 AM 100% http://www.nomispublications.com Search