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Berneda B. Snader

October 31, 1925 — September 28, 2023

Boiling Springs

Berneda B. Snader


Berneda B. Snader, 97, of Boiling Springs, died Thursday, September 28, 2023 at Chapel Pointe, Carlisle.

Born October 31, 1925 in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late John and Nellie (Holtry) Heckman and the widow of Robert W. Snader, who died November 4, 1997.

Mrs. Snader was retired from the U S Army War College, Carlisle where she worked as a librarian.

She was a life member of the Women’s Auxiliary of VFW Post 8851, Boiling Springs.

During the mid 1970s Mr&Mrs Snader bought a trailer at Bay Shores Campground in Ocean View Delaware where they entertained Family & friends by going fishing, crabbing and clamming. They also spent plenty of time on the beach too. In the mid 1980s they became “semi snowbirds” and bought a trailer at Citrus Park RV resort in Bonita Springs Florida. After Mr. Snader’s passing, Berneda became a full fledged snow bird. She enjoyed playing dominos, cards of all kinds and bingo while soaking up the warm Florida sunshine until  her issues caused her to sell in 2021. While in Florida she was involved in the Red Hat Society and the “Singles Club” of Citrus Park.

Berneda was preceded in death by three brothers:  Ray Heckman, Charles (Tuffy) Heckman and Andy (Jack) Heckman and a sister: Alma Weaver.

Surviving are two sons:  Kirk of Ft. Myers, FL and Alan of Carlisle; a sister:  Freda Myers of Shippensburg as well as three grandchildren:  Shelley Brown of Eagles Pass, CO, Michael Snader of York Main and Logan Snader of Conway, SC, three great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Ronan Funeral Home, 255 York Road, Carlisle on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 11:30 A. M.   Burial will follow in Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Viewing will be at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 A. M.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to  Tunnels to Towers, OR Homeland Hospice OR Wounded Warriors Project OR American Lung Association OR Chapel Pointe.

The family would like to thank the staff at Chapel Pointe for the care they provided Berneda over the last 19 months. 

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