Frances Snyder, age 91 of Clinton, died Tuesday, August 25, 2009 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 8, 1918 in Lavelle, PA the daughter of Rudolph and Sophronie Lexo. She was united in marriage to Franklin I. Snyder on March 23, 1940 and he preceded her in death on June 12, 2003.
Frances was a devoted servant to the Lord & faithful Christian who was a member of the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Tecumseh and also the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Westland. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing and playing games with her family. Frances was very family oriented and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her family and all those who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her son Robert (Carol) Snyder of Flushing, MI, her three daughters; Marilyn (Jeff) Trimble of Tecumseh, Marjorie (John) Ross of Wayne, MI and Linda Nortley of Clinton, one sister-in-law Althea Lexo of Coopersburg, PA, ten grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and husband, Frances was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and her infant twin sister.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 27 from 2-8 p.m. at the Clinton Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 28 at 11:00 a.m. at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Tecumseh, with Pastor Richard Webb officiating, assisted by Pastor Carl Ames. Burial will be in Michigan Memorial Park Cemetery, Flat Rock, MI. Visitation will be at the church on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services. Memorial contributions may be made to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Westland or to Hospice of Lenawee. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.handlerfuneralhomes.com