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Bertha Lillian Roberts Snyder

October 24, 1921 - September 25, 2018

Burial Date September 28, 2018

The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers at Amedisys Hospice for their loving care, compassion and grace, and our friends and neighbors their kind words and thoughts.
Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort, on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, where funeral services will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 11:00 am with Elder Keith Brummel officiating. Interment will be in the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.

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Bertha Lillian (Roberts) Snyder, 96, a longtime resident of Nutter Fort, passed away peacefully at her home on September 25, 2018. She was born in Bridgeport on October 24, 1921, a daughter of the late Walter G. and Stella Friese Roberts.

 

On February 5, 2003, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, William W. Snyder, whom she met during WWII in the “Magic City” of Barberton, Ohio, and married on December 3, 1943 in Ashland, Ohio.

 

Those left behind to cherish her memory are three daughters, Janet (Snyder) Sponaugle and Harriet L. Snyder Thomas, both of Nutter Fort, and Lois J. (Snyder) Wright of Bridgeport; her grandchildren, Kimberly A. (Pernell) Smetana of NY, Jerri L. (Criner) Hinebaugh and Aimee (Criner) Wright and Ernest Nevels, all of WV, Jonathan D. Sponaugle of WV, Shannon (Thomas) Bragg, Charles Thomas, Andrew Thomas and Jeremiah Thomas all of WV, Zane Wright of FL, and Zachary Wright of WV, her great grandchildren, Desiree` Smetana, Dakota Smetana and Dawson Smetana, Chloe Hinebaugh, Joshua Wright, Sarah Wright, Joseph Wright and Carter Wright, Kolby Bragg and Camryn Bragg, Taylor Thomas, JoAndi Thomas,Alex Thomas and Adalynn Thomas; and her great great grandchild, Lillian Smetana.

 

She was also preceded in death by her first daughter, Carol A. Snyder Pernell Criner Nevels on November 4, 2012; and be her great granddaughter, Isabell Thomas on January 22, 2009.

 

Bertha was a 1939 graduate of Roosevelt Wilson High School. She worked at Evan’s Lunch in Clarksburg, and then went to Barberton, Ohio to work in a factory sealing tanks for the war effort.   She then worked at W. T. Grant Company until the time of its closing, and Nelson Drug Store until the time of its closing. She was a longtime member of the Central Church of Christ, where she was a Sunday school teacher and sang in the church choir.

 

We were blessed to have her in our lives for so many years.

 

The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers at Amedisys Hospice for their loving care, compassion and grace, and our friends and neighbors their kind words and thoughts.
Family and friends may call at the Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison Street, Nutter Fort, on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm, where funeral services will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 11:00 am with Elder Keith Bramel officiating. Interment will be in the Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.

 

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarelli.som. A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.

 

 

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