Maryhelen Snyder Maryhelen "Mel" Snyder

First post: Jan 7, 2018 Latest post: Feb 19, 2018
Our dear mother, Mel died peacefully in her sleep in the home she loved on the morning of January 23, 2018. 

Mel's children, Jenny, Susie, Jim, and Ken, would like to invite all of Mel's family and friends to join us in a joyful MEMORIAL CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF MEL SNYDER. 
* The first memorial was held near Mel's home in Virginia, at Langley Hill Friends Meeting House . 
* The second memorial will be in Albuquerque on Friday October 5th, at the First Unitarian Church, 3701 Carlise Blvd, NE with the service between 4:30-6pm, and continued conversations and refreshments in the social hall from 6-7pm.

Copies of the Memorial Poetry Collection or Program: If you are unable to attend one of the memorials and would like an electronic copy of the memorial poetry collection and/or the program,  please send an email to with the subject line "Celebrating Mel". 

BENCH DONATIONS: If you would like to donate toward a memorial chair or bench to be placed at one of the locations that Mel loved, such as Meadow Lark Gardens and/or Blueberry Hill Cohousing Community, then please send a check with the comment "memorial benches" to Jim Bradford, 9699 Farmside Place, Vienna VA 22182.  

RSVP for Oct 5th: If you are coming to the Oct 5th Memorial, please let Bobbie Brown know you will becoming by emailing her at, with the subject line "Celebrating Mel".

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