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

Elsie Groff[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Female 1906 - 1991  (84 years)


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  • Name Elsie Groff 
    Born 22 May 1906  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Female 
    Name Elsie Snider 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-370544 
    Died 19 Mar 1991  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 23 Mar 1991  Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I370544  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Andrew B. Groff,   b. 9 Sep 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1911  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Lydia B. Wilhelm,   b. 12 Jun 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1929, Baden, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1898  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F6192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Omar Snider,   b. 29 Jun 1896, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1980, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1938  [6
    Children 
     1. Jeannette Louise Snider
     2. James Keith Snider
     3. Yvonne "Bonnie" Snider
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F256387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Snider, Mrs. Elsie - On Tuesday, March 19, 1991, at her residence, Nithview Home, New Hamburg. She was born in Wilmot Township 84 years ago, a daughter of the late Andrew B. Groff and the former Lydia Wilhelm. She was a member of the New Hamburg Conservative Mennonite Church, where she was a member of the Bethany Sisters and where she had been the church custodian. She had worked at Nithview Home as a nurses' aide from 1972-1978 and enjoyed various hobbies which included gardening, baking and fishing. Beloved wife of Omar Snider, whom she married October 12, 1938 and who predeceased her March 24, 1980. Lovingly remembered by her children, Jeannette and her husband Orval Cressman of RR 1, New Hamburg, James Snider and his wife Dianne of New Hamburg, Yvonne Snider of Kitchener, Ruth and her husband Willard Kinzie, Eunice Snider, all of Barrie, Gord Snider and his wife Evelyn of Victoria, B.C., Russell Snider of Lakefield, Clare Snider and his wife Beulah of Delphos, Ohio and Eva and her husband Vernon Brubacher of New Hamburg. Sadly missed by 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers, Moses and his wife Veronica Groff of Durham and Josiah Baer of New Dundee; three sisters, Mrs. Louise (David) Jantzi of Kitchener, Eva Groff of Binghampton, N.Y., Mrs. Lea (Edgar) Hallman of New Dundee; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Louida (Gilbert) Snider and Mrs. Violet (Simon) Groff. Elsie was predeceased by five brothers and six sisters. Friends and relatives may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg, after 7 pm this evening (Thursday) and until Saturday at noon, when transfer will be made to the New Hamburg Conservative Mennonite church for the service at 2: 30 pm, with Pastor timothy Martin, Pastor Arnold Good and Bishop Merlin Bender officiating. Spring interment in Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery.

      Unidentified Newspaper Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Omar Snider - 25 Mar 1980.

    2. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Eli Groff.

    3. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Ida May Groff - Kaiser - 1989.

    4. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Irvine Groff.

    5. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Mabel Groff.

    6. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Elsie Groff - Snider - 1991.

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 014606-98.
      Andrew B. GROFF, 42, yeoman, Woolwich, Wilmot, widower, s/o John & Susannah married Lydia B. WILHELM, 24, Wilmot, Wilmot, d/o John & Levine, witn Elizabeth & Susie BOWMAN both of Berlin, 20 July 1898 in Berlin.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 May 1906 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Mar 1991 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Mar 1991 - Blenheim Mennonite Cemetery, Blenheim Township, Oxford Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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