Gloria J. (Evans) Snyder

Gloria J. (Evans) Snyder, 67, of Mattapoisett, MA passed away on December 31, 2018 at Atria Assisted Living in Fairhaven, MA. She was the wife of William G. Snyder, whom she was married to for 45 years.

Born in Kingston, PA on January 7, 1951, Gloria was the daughter of the late Ernest and Martha (Hickey) Evans. She graduated from Allentown Hospital School of Nursing and was a registered nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital. She also worked and volunteered at many places including Planned Parenthood, Project Place, and the Boston Commission of Public Health. She was an avid gardener, loved spending time with her grandchildren, and taking long walks with her dog.

Gloria will be deeply missed by her two sons Josh Snyder and his wife Lesley of Norwell and Jeff Snyder and his wife Lindsey of Sudbury; her daughter Leah Kabrhel and her husband Craig of Glen Ridge, NJ; her two sisters Pearl Young of Pennsylvania and Brenda Lowe of California; her seven grandchildren Jack, Drew, Ben, Landon, Layla, Calvin and Kodak; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Lorraine Hughes.

The Snyder Family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Hospice Services of Massachusetts for all of their exceptional care and comfort.

Visiting hours are Friday, January 4th from 4-8PM at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Road, Route 6 in Mattapoisett. A memorial service will also be held on Saturday, January 5th at 1PM at St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church, 124 Front Street in Marion.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452 or

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