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

Lizzie "Bessie" Snyder

Female 1911 - 2008  (97 years)


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  • Name Lizzie "Bessie" Snyder 
    Religion 1911  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Born 13 May 1911  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Religion 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Mennonite 
    Award 1966 
    Weigand Memorial Foundation award for excellence in teaching 
    Name Lizzie "Bessie" Horne 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-156629 
    Died 5 Aug 2008  Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I156629  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Abraham Urban Snyder,   b. 29 Apr 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1962  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Lizzie Scheirich,   b. 27 Feb 1873, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1956  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F12591  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Geoffrey J. Horne,   b. 11 Nov 1912,   d. 10 Jan 2005  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1949  [3
    Children 
     1. John Wayne Horne
     2. Jay Georffrey Horne
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F25606  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BESSIE HORNE 1911 - 2008 After a wonderful life, the former Bessie Snyder has died at the age of 97, at Freeport Health Centre of Grand River Hospital, on Tuesday, August 5, 2008. Bessie was born in Bloomingdale on May 13, 1911, daughter of Abram U. and Lizzie Snyder. She was the last surviving member of a family of four: Mary Hagey, Mabel Snyder and Jean Lorentz. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Geoff in 2005. Bessie was a primary teacher for the Waterloo Region District School Board for 37 years and in 1966 was awarded the Weigand Memorial Foundation award for excellence in teaching. She was a faithful member of Bloomingdale United Church. She is survived by two sons, Jon (Sharon) and Jay; two grandsons, Jeffrey and Michael; many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews. Bessie's family received their friends at Erb & Good Family Funeral Home , 171 King Street South, Waterloo, on Thursday, August 7, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Service to honour Bessie's life and faith will be held at Bloomingdale United Church on Friday, August 8, 2008 (today) at 11 a.m. Interment at Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery. Reception to follow at the church. In memory of Bessie, memorial donations may be made to the Bloomingdale United Church by contacting the funeral home at 519-745-8445 or www.erbgood.com "By grace are ye saved through faith, and that not of yourselves. It is the gift of God." Eph. 2: 8

      WATERLOO REGION RECORD - Aug. 8, 2008

  • Sources 
    1. [S214] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1911, Divison 2 (Bloomingdale) Page 1.

    2. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, BloomingdalePage 2.

    3. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link.
      Horne/ In Loving Memory of/ Geoffrey J/ Nov 21, 1912/ Jan. 10, 2005/ [Wedding rings] Married/ Dec 23, 1949/ Bessie/ May 13, 1911/ Aug. 5, 2008/ In God we trust

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 May 1911 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1921 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Aug 2008 - Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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