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“Elizabeth ,Jamie , and families, Helen was a beautiful lady inside and out. She was so caring and made things easier to bear when you lost a loved...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Bonnie Woods - Evanston, WY

“Helen and I graduated from High School together. I always loved her...but thru all the years..we lost contact until...finally...in 2017 and just...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Imo Husak-Norouzi - Aliso Viejo, CA

“So sad to see Helen's passing. She has a quiet and beautiful soul. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Paul & Shirley Schaub - Edmond, OK


4 of 12 | Posted by: Amy Jones - delmont, PA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you as I remember a dear neighbor .ann hewat ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Elizabeth we are so sorry to hear about your Mother, what a wonderful caring person, you and your Mom helped us through a difficult time with my...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: patty Fiok - Ligonier, PA

“So sorry for your loss!! Your mom was a wonderful lady!!! She will be missed by many!! Bonnie Chesla ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts and prayers for the family. She was a wonderful woman and will be missed. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Darlene Stahl - Latrobe, PA

“Condolences and prayers from Kenneth and Linda (Ament) Chrisner. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: - Latrobe, PA

“Sincere Sympathy, she was a very special and wonderful person, Glad I knew her from OES and as a friend. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Agnes Gibson - New Florence, PA

“Sorry to hear of this. Bernice Newell Pelava. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Bernice Newell Pelava - Mesa, AZ

“Dear Elizabeth, Jamie & family our thoughts and prayers are with you in the passing of Helen. She was such a lovely, caring lady who was always there...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Margaret & Paul Carlson - Elkins, WV


HELEN HOYMAN SNYDER of Ligonier, PA died December 22, 2018 at the age of 77. A licensed funeral director, she worked alongside her husband, the late Gordon O. Snyder in owning and operating Snyder Funeral Home Inc in Ligonier and the former L. Boyd Snyder Funeral Home Inc in Donegal for over 50 years. She continued to operate the funeral homes after her husband died in 2009 as well as the Laurel Highlands Crematory and Pet Cremation Service in Westmoreland. A 1960 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, she became the first woman elected president of the Westmoreland, Indiana and Armstrong County Funeral Directors Association.