Snyder Funeral Homes, Denzer Chapel, is the oldest ongoing funeral establishment in Marion. This spacious brick funeral home was originally the home of the Marion Steam Shovel Company co-founder Henry Barnhart. The funeral home began as the Schaffner Funeral Home in 1866 and later became the Schaffner-Queen Funeral Home and then the Shaffner-Denzer Funeral Home when Harold Denzer, Sr. purchased it in 1927. The firm was honored to hold the historical funeral services of President Warren G. Harding in 1923.
Harold Denzer, Jr. followed his father in service to the Marion community with the Denzer family operating the firm until 1975 when Gene Farison and Jack Hottinger acquired the Denzer Funeral Home, continuing the Denzer's rich tradition of service.
In 2006, the firm merged with the Snyder Funeral Home family ensuring the Marion community that the ideals and standards Gene and Jack established would be maintained. Together they continue to honor lives well lived, as the Snyder family has with integrity and compassion for the past four generations.
The Snyder family has been honored to serve the families of North-Central Ohio for nearly a century. Founded in 1922, four generations of Snyders have gone above and beyond to provide comfort while creating meaningful tributes to honor and celebrate each unique life lived. Of course, much has changed over the past 100 years—and the funeral industry continues to evolve. With the passing of each season, we strive to stay on the cutting-edge of our industry and offer the latest technology, while continuing to provide superior services at reasonable prices. We own and operate four crematories for control over every aspect of the cremation process. We invite you to visit one of our 13 beautiful facilities to discover what separates Snyder Funeral Homes from the rest.
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