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Harding Funeral Home
Saturday September 4th, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am

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Memorial Service

Harding Funeral Home
Saturday September 4th, 2021

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Eleanor Snyder

Eleanor J. “Ellie” Snyder, 77, of Walnutport passed away Wednesday, September 1, 2021, in her home.  She was the wife of Lee S. Snyder, whom she married on June 9, 1967.  Born in Walnutport on June 9, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Anna (Mease) Van Buskirk.   Since 1970, Ellie was the owner/operator of Timberland Acres in Walnutport.   She was a member of the Tawanka Riding Club, member of the AQHA, the PJHSA, and was a 4H Leader.

In addition to her husband Lee, she is survived by a daughter: Kelly and husband Jason Hankee of Walnutport; son: Jody L. Snyder and wife Megan of Walnutport; grandchildren: Nicholas & Seth Hankee, Allison, Julia & Dominick DiNapoli; brother: Ralph Van Buskirk; sister: Martha Van Buskirk.

A memorial service will be held at 10AM on Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Harding Funeral Home, 25-27 N. Second Street, Slatington.   Family and friends may pay their respects from 9 to 10AM at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ellie’s name can be made to the funeral home to be used toward the placement of a future memorial bench at Northampton County 4H Center.

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Jody,Megan and Family,I just wanted to reach out to say you are in my thoughts as you cope during this incredibly sad time. The amazing memories you have of Eleanor will be with you forever. Hold on to those memories you have of her and may they bring you some peace as you grieve.Wishing you loving memories and always remember the cherished moments for you to forever hold in your heart and comfort you for all the days ahead.In my thoughts and prayersHoward D.

Howard D. Sep 4 2021 12:00 AM

A donation has been made to:HOLY SPIRIT FARM AND HORSE SANCTUARY, in Wernerville, PA. Their mission is to save, rehabilitate and rehome all equines and animals.Thanks Ellie for always nurturing my love for horses and all animals! Love always, Sue[Massachusetts]

E. Sue Bailey Sep 2 2021 12:00 AM

Deepest sympathy All our love,Brad and Lori Tucker

Brad and Lori Tucker Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

With deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences,Love, Jendy, Dale and Aiden Sell

Love, Jendy, Dale and Aiden Sell Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

We are so sorry of Ellie's passing. She was such a big part of our life and will be greatly missed.Boyd, Jackie, Sara (Warner), Beth & Michele GannonBoyd and Jacqueline Gannon

Boyd and Jacqueline Gannon Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Mom you will be missed I will never forget our talks you where so easy to talk toLove always Donna and Joe

Love always Donna and Joe Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Harding Funeral Home Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree

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