Cumberland Times-News


March 10, 2014

ELLA V. SNYDER [Cumberland]

CUMBERLAND — Ella Virginia Snyder, 78, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Born Sept. 17, 1935 in Cumberland, Mrs. Snyder was the daughter of the late Robert Charles Butts and Emma Mae (Albright) Butts. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Russell Gordon Snyder; a special friend, Olin O’Haver; a sister, Viola Piper; and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Ella was formerly employed in various places in retail and retired from S. Schwab and Company. She was a member of the Oldtown V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary.

Ella is survived by her daughter, Ella Louis Gilman and husband, Jerry, Romney, W.Va.; her grandsons, Howard Layton Jr., who helped take care of his grandmother for the last 14 years, Phillip Layton and wife, Melissa, Petersburg, W.Va. and Jerry Gilman Jr., Romney; her sister-in-law, Eileen Snyder, Cumberland: as well as two great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, ( on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Wayne Turner officiating.

Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.


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