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

Vera Viola Snyder

Female 1914 - 1996  (82 years)


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  • Name Vera Viola Snyder 
    Born 17 Feb 1914  [1
    Gender Female 
    Name Vera Viola Shantz 
    Residence 1982  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-250104 
    Died 18 Aug 1996  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I250104  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Dilman S. Snyder,   b. 22 Apr 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1963, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Ida Valina Weber,   b. 31 Aug 1885, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1943, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1908  [3, 4
    Family ID F5987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clayton Arthur Shantz,   b. 11 May 1914, Williamsburg (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 2004  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1938 
    Children 
     1. Clayton Ray "Ray" Shantz
     2. Dianne Kathleen Shantz
     3. Linda Karen Shantz
     4. Carol Joy Shantz
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F162508  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1982 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Aug 1996 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shantz Mennonite Cemetery, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • SHANTZ, Vera Viola-Passed away, peacefully, on August 18, 1996, at noon, at Cambridge Memorial Hospital, at the age of 82, after several months of heart and lung problems.
      Mrs. Shantz was a resident of Fairview Apartments in Cambridge.

      Beloved wife of Clayton who is also a resident of Fairview Apartments in Cambridge. Precious mother of Carol and her husband Ernie Martin of Elora, Ray Shantz and his wife Marlene of Milverton, Dianne and her husband Doug Roeder of Ayr, Lynn and her husband Al Stager of Dorchester; special mom to Alvin Thrush and his wife Betty of Calgary. Survived by her brother, Ralph Snyder and his wife Eileen of Vineland Station; sisters-in-law, Mabel Snyder of New Hamburg, Vinetta Witmer of Cambridge, Dorothy Snyder of Kitchener; brother-in-law, Leroy Good of Baden. Predeceased by her brother, John W. Snyder (May, 1991); sister, Alice Good (January, 1982); in-laws, Leota and Ed Feick, Lloyd and Beatrice Shantz, Vernon Witmer, Ward and Mabel Shantz and two grandchildren, Chad Roeder in November, 1977 and Traci Stager in February, 1996. Sadly missed by 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

      Her generous deeds were appreciated by many who received her casseroles, salads and baked goods at many times during the year. She had a great love of flowers, quilting, gardening and ceramics.

      Friends may call at the Westmount Funeral Home and Chapel, 1001 Ottawa St. S., today (Monday), 7-9 p.m. and Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Pioneer Park Christian Fellowship Mennonite Church on Wednesday, August 21, 1996 at 2 p.m. Interment at the Shantz Mennonite Cemetery.
      Memorial donations may be made to Fairview Home Building Fund or Mennonite Central Committee.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2173] Find A Grave.
      Cemetery, S., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, S. (1914). Vera Viola Snyder Shantz (1914-1996) - Find A.... Findagrave.com. Retrieved 5 July 2018, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41749476/vera-viola-shantz

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Alice Barbara (Snyder) Good - 15 Jan 1982.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Dilman S. Snyder - March 19, 1963.

    4. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Ida Weber - January 20, 1944.