Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Minerva G. Snyder

Female 1918 - 2003  (85 years)


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  • Name Minerva G. Snyder 
    Born 1918  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Minerva G. Brubacher 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-147353 
    Died 20 Jan 2003  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I147353  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Edwin W. M. Snyder,   b. 31 Oct 1887, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1947  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Leah Gingerich,   b. 5 May 1891, Peel Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1950, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1911  [2
    Family ID F29472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Roy M. Brubacher,   b. 1915, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 2002, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F45512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BRUBACHER, Minerva (Mrs. Roy M.) - Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, January 20, 2003, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, Minerva (Snyder) Brubacher, in her 85th year, of Fairview Retirement Suites, Cambridge, formerly of St. Jacobs.Beloved wife of the late Roy M. Brubacher for 59 years, who predeceased her March 16, 2002. Loving and devoted mother of Laverne and Ella Brubacher of St. Jacobs, Carol and Leroy Shantz of Waterloo, Arlene and John Groh of Waterloo, Marion and Ray Martin of Toronto, Ralph and Anne Brubacher of St. Jacobs. Fondly remembered by her eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Dear sister of Roy (Clara) Snyder of Waterloo, Erma (Cleason) Horst of Cambridge, Joe (Beatrice) Snyder of Elmira, Mabel (Lewis) Sauder of St. Jacobs, Dorothy Snyder of Cambridge.Predeceased by her parents, Edwin and Leah (Gingrich) Snyder; three brothers, Cleason (Myrtle), Nelson (Vera) and Orville; one brother and one sister in infancy and one great-grandson, Adam Shantz.Minerva was a faithful member of St. Jacobs Mennonite Church and the WMSC. She was active in the Lexington Women's Institute. As a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother, Minerva found joy and fulfillment.The family will receive friends and relatives at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge today (Wednesday) from 2-4 p.m. Visitation will then continue at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. At 12 noon Friday, transfer will be made to St. Jacobs Mennonite Church for funeral service at 2 p.m. with Pastor Harold Hildebrand Schlegel officiating followed by interment in St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery. In her memory, donations to the Mennonite Central Committee or Fairview Mennonite Home would be appreciated by the family as expressions of sympathy.Minerva's family wish to express their thanks to the staff of Fairview Mennonite Home and the doctors and nurses at Cambridge Memorial Hospital for the care and compassion shown to her.


      The Record Newspaper 21 Jan 2003

  • Sources 
    1. [S490] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Record (1994-March 2008), Obituary of Minerva Brubacher - 21 Jan 2003.

    2. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, May 20, 1947 - Obituary of Edwin Snyder.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jan 2003 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Jacobs Mennonite Cemetery, St. Jacobs, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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