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

John Willard Shirk Snyder

Male 1914 - 2012  (98 years)


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  • Name John Willard Shirk Snyder 
    Born 1914  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1921  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Mennonite 
    Residence 1954  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-295474 
    Died 22 Jul 2012  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery, Bloomingdale, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I295474  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Addison D. Snyder,   b. 23 Jun 1880, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1957  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Maria Shirk,   b. 10 Jun 1881, Bridgeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1954, Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1904  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F39164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Magdalena "Lena" Martin,   b. 1912, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 2007, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Children 
     1. James Albert Snyder,   b. 30 Aug 1941, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1991, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Kathleen Joan Snyder
     3. Stuart Ross Snyder
     4. Brenda Faye Snyder
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F41907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1914 - , 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 MapsResidence - 1954 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jul 2012 - Waterloo City, 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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  • Notes 
    • SNYDER, John Willard Shirk 1915 - 2012 John died peacefully, with family at his side, at Parkwood Mennonite Home, Waterloo, on Sunday, July 22, 2012. He was in his 98th year. John was married to Lena (Martin) who predeceased him in 2007. They were married for 66 years. He is survived by his children, Kathleen (Carl), Stuart (Margaret), Brenda and daughter-in-law Peggy. He will also be remembered by his grandchildren, Jennifer (Brian), Brad, Joanna, Kevin (Anne), Kristine, Jeff (Jill), Sheila, Mark (Bev), Greg (Nicole), Brent (Lauren), Nadine and Yves. Also his great-grandchildren Owen, Leah, Cassidy, Addison, Michaella, Bronwyn, Blake, Trent, Ross, Lena, Tyson, Jack, Lily, PJ, Bianca, and Tiana. John is also survived by his in-laws, Valina, Lucinda, Viola, Butch, and Melba Martin. He was predeceased by his son James (1991), son-in-law Peter (1999), and his brothers and sisters-in-law, Eph and Naomi Hoffman, Elmer and Mabel Martin, Willard Martin, Ethleen Martin and Ida Martin. John was the only surviving child of Addison D. and Maria Shirk Snyder. John lived and farmed in Bloomingdale for 80 years until a stroke forced him to retire. He was a lifelong member of Bloomingdale Mennonite Church. He was on the board of directors at the Mennonite Aid Union and also the Waterloo Co-Operative. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the Bloomingdale Mennonite Church on Thursday, July 26, 2012 from 9: 45 to 10: 45 a.m. A memorial service to celebrate John's life and faith will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Barb Smith-Morrison officiating. A reception will follow at the church. Cremation has taken place. Condolences for the family and donations to the House of Friendship or to the building fund of Bloomingdale Mennonite Church may be arranged through the funeral home, at www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2088] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1921, BloomingdalePage 3.

    2. [S226] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Bloomingdale Mennonite Cemetery CC#4581 Internet Link, In Loving Memory/ Snyder/ John W. S./ Apr. 23, 1915/ / Married June 1, 1940/ Lena Martin/ Nov. 21, 1912/ Feb. 2, 2007/ Till We Meet Again.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Mrs. Addison D. Snyder - 18 Feb 1954 pg 5.