Mrs. Janice (McLaughlin) Snyder, 77, of Tamaqua, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at St Luke's Hospital, Fountain Hill. She was the wife of Donald Charles Snyder. They were married 61 years.
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Janice was a stay at home mom while her children were growing up and later had worked as a bus aide for disabled children in Mercer County, N.J.
She was a 1952 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School who enjoyed crocheting, gardening, and baking.
Janice was a long standing member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows- the Rebekahs.
Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of the late John and the Miriam (Roberts) McLaughlin.
She is also survived by her three daughters, Nancy E (Snyder) Ervin, and Miriam B. Snyder, both of Tamaqua, and Chris L. Snyder, of Hamilton, N.J.; two sisters, Illomay Nelson, of Tamaqua, and Miriam Fegley, and her husband Donald, of New Ringgold; six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Preceded in death by her brother, Donald L. McLaughlin on Sept. 12, 2012.
Services: Memorial service will be on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home, 655 E. Broad St., Tamaqua. Interment at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Online registry and condolences may be signed at www.griffithsfuneralhomes.com.