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Jean A. "Jeanie" (Troxell) Snyder

July 30, 1946 ~ May 1, 2021 (age 74)


Jean A. “Jeanie” Snyder, 74, of Andreas, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem. She was the wife of Charles C. “Chester” Snyder. They were married on April 25, 1964 and celebrated 57 years of marriage. She and her husband were co-owners of Charles S. Snyder, Inc. Farm Equipment, Tamaqua. Jeanie was an integral part of the family farming operation. She also was the mechanic for her husband’s Tractor Pulling Team. Born in Palmerton, she was the daughter of the late Lester and Hilda (Andreas) Troxell. She was a member of St. Peter’s Church, West Penn, and of PA-NY Tractor Pulling Association. Jeanie loved traveling with her husband and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Burdell Troxell, brother-in-law, Donald Ruch, two sisters-in-law, Marylou and Cindy Troxell. Surviving in addition to her husband, are three daughters, Cathy, wife of Terry Wehr, of Tamaqua, Charlene, wife of Scott Coombe, of Andreas, and Cheryl, wife of Charles Kistler Jr., of Tamaqua; three brothers, Richard, and his wife Judy, Berlyn, and his wife Ruth, and Dale, and his companion Sharon, all of Andreas; sister, Madeline Ruch, of New Ringgold; sister-in-law, Delores Troxell, of Andreas; six grandchildren, Christopher, Daniel, and Shane Coombe, Rodney Wehr, Rachael Foster and Ty Kistler; five great grandchildren, Kenton, Kadie, Madison, Liam and Waylon. Services will be held at 11am on Thursday, May 6, at St. Peter’s Church, 184, St. Peter’s Rd., Tamaqua, PA 18252 with Rev. Virginia M. Heimer officiating. Call at the church Wednesday from 6-9pm and Thursday from 10-11am. Interment in the church cemetery. Contributions may be made to the church memorial fund. Arrangements are being handled by the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold. Online condolences may be made at



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May 5, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
St. Peter's Church-West Penn
184 St. Peter's Road
Tamaqua, PA 18252

Funeral Service
May 6, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Peter's Church-West Penn
184 St. Peter's Road
Tamaqua, PA 18252

Interment following funeral service

St. Peter's Church Cemetery
184 St. Peter's Road
Tamaqua, PA 18252


St. Peter's Church-West Penn
184 St. Peter's Road, Tamaqua PA 18252
Tel: 1-570-386-4388

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