Sharon Kay Snyder, 78, of Jeffersonville, walked into the gates of Heaven on April 13, 2023. She was born on January 21, 1945, to Margaret and Aubrey Stearsman. She passed away in her home with her family surrounding her. Sharon battled Alzheimer’s disease for her later years until Jesus called her home.
Service times: Visiting hours are from 10 am to 1 pm on April 18th. The funeral service starts at 1 pm and the burial is immediately afterward.
Sharon achieved much in her life, a loving marriage, beautiful children, and a love for Jesus. Sharon graduated from Silver Creek Highschool. She was involved in the glee club. After high school, Sharon worked at Clark Memorial Hospital for thirty-eight years. She worked her way up to the Employee Relations Manager. Sharon was active in prison ministry, the Dayspring Emmaus walk, and in her church. Sharon had many hobbies throughout her years. She was known for her love of cooking, gardening, traveling, and shopping. Sharon has been to all 50 states, most of Canada, and parts of Mexico. When Alzheimer’s began to take over, Sharon was known for coloring Bible verses. She would take the coloring pages and give them out to people at the doctor’s office. Sharon’s uniqueness consisted of her loving and thinking of others, always. She was a selfless woman who also loved to share the gospel. In her later years of dementia, she always remembered her husband Bill and Jesus till the end.
Sharon Snyder was born into the family of Margaret and Aubrey Stearsman. She had five siblings, one older brother, James Robert (deceased wife, Brenda), and four younger sisters, Ellen Beyl (Frank), Karen Sue Balmer (Terry), Debbie (deceased), and Dawn Lawson (Tony). Sharon was like a mother to all her younger sisters. She is additionally survived by many nieces and nephews.
Sharon’s loving husband is William Riley Snyder, or for her ‘My Bill.” They have been sweethearts for sixty-three years. Bill knew she was the one for him from his first sight of her at the age of fifteen. They had many adventures together throughout the years, going to national parks and different islands. God has blessed them abundantly.
Sharon had two children with her soulmate Bill. Her firstborn was William Jeffery Snyder, also known as Jeff. He is a craftsman who loves the wilderness as her father did. He married Becky. Sharon also had a daughter, Cheryl D. Anderson. She is a hairdresser who has a heart for people like her mom. She married Frank and had three kids.
Sharon had a plentiful number of grandkids, including Destiny Reckard, Gabrielle Snyder, Matthew Snyder, Andrew (Chrissy) Anderson, Levi Anderson, Griffin (Kaylee), Anderson, and Aubree Anderson. Sharon had five great-grandchildren. Her baby in the later years was Sophie Snyder, her sweet dog.
A life verse for her family in Sharon’s later years was Isaiah 41:10.
So do not fear, for I am with you;
do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
The family gives their gratitude to St. Croix Hospice care staff, especially T.C. Baker. A close friend and an amazing Chaplin. Her family is asking for donations to the Alzheimer’s Association. This is close to the family’s heart and believe this is what Sharon would want. God bless Sharon Snyder and her family.
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