Martha R. SNYDER

News Death Notice

SNYDER, Martha R. 95, passed away May 22, 2012 at The Laurels of Defiance. She was born November 19, 1916 in Newtonsville, Ohio and moved to a farm in near Clayton, Ohio where she lived for many years before moving to Englewood, Ohio. Martha graduated from Randolph High School in 1934 and Miami University in 1938. She taught in Whittier, Central, and Belle Haven Elementary Schools. She was an educator for 32 years. Following retirement, Martha worked at Eastway, volunteered at the Dayton Art Institute and Shiloh Church. She also volunteered as a reading tutor for Northmont Elementary. Martha enjoyed traveling, music, gardening, sewing, dogs and bird watching. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the love of her life. Preceding her in death were her parents, Dale and Veda (Maham) Roudebush and her brother Julian. Surviving are her son Michael (Sally) Snyder of Defiance, Ohio; grandchildren, Kim Crigger, Kristin (Rudy) Fernandes, and Scott (Brianne) Snyder, all of Columbus, Ohio, and Kelly (Brent) Schroeder of Troy, Ohio. Services will be at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Woodland Mausoleum and Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio. Preferred memorials are to Shiloh Congregational Church or to the donor's choice. Online condolences may be left at

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Published in Dayton Daily News on May 24, 2012