Gloria Ann Snyder, 71, of West Bethel, died at her home on Feb. 17, 2013 with her loving family at her side.
She was born in Bethel on July 1, 1941 the daughter of William and Annie Chapman Sweatt. She was educated in Bethel schools. On Sept. 20, 1958 she married Ronald E. Snyder, the love of her life. She worked for SAD 44 for many years as a custodian. Gloria loved sewing, doing genealogy, and her grandchildren were very special in her life.
She is survived by five daughters: Robin Snyder of Virginia, Darlene and husband John Lailer of West Baldwin, Maine, Susan and husband Dougie Standeven of West Kingston, R.I., Sally and husband Jeff Wardwell of Belmont, N.H., and Louise and her husband William Rice of Bethel; Grandchildren: Ronald Denison of Vermont and William Denison of Harrison, Derek and his wife Amber Standeven of Westerly, R.I., Shaun Standeven of Charlestown, R.I., Andrew and Travis Wardwell of Belmont, N.H., Charlie, Jillian and Jared Rice of Bethel; two brothers: William Ernest Sweatt of Waterford and Frank Sweat of Rumford; sister, Olge Sweatt of Rumford; great-grandchildren: Hunter and Elijah Denison, Jayda and Lyla Standeven. She was predeceased by her husband on Dec. 17, 2007. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.chandlerfunerals.com
Family and friends may attend a Memorial Service Friday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. at the West Bethel Union Church. Interment will be in the spring at Riverside Cemetery, Bethel. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her honor to the West Bethel Union Church.