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Patricia (Ebersole) Snyder, age 70, of Lewes, DE passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Regal Heights Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Donald R. Snyder who passed away in 2006 and with whom she shared 26 years of marriage.
Patricia was born in Reading, PA, daughter of the late Russell and Irene (Miller) Ebersole, and sister to Gloria Schaeffer.
Patricia was a devoted member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior where she was part of the Prayer Shawl Ministry and knitted prayer shawls for those in need. In earlier years she was an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and Patricia was always a lover of animals.
Survivors include her two stepsons, Chris Snyder of Reading and Scott Snyder of Media; two stepdaughters, Kim Snyder of St. Petersburg, FL and Leslie Snyder of Reading; and her grandson, Robert Scherer of Wilmington, DE. In addition to her husband, her daughter, Jeffye Lynne Scherer, predeceased her in 2010.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2013 at 11:00AM at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 20276 Bay Vista Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the Delaware SPCA, 22918 Dupont Blvd., Georgetown, DE 19947 or Delaware Hospice, 3515 Silverside Road, Wilmington, DE 19810.
To offer condolences, visit
Doherty Funeral Homes - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road Wilmington, DE 19808
Published in The News Journal on Jan. 18, 2013