Charlotte C. Byrne-Snyder 1919-2013

LOUISVILLE – Charlotte C. Byrne-Snyder, 93, formerly of Cortland, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Louisville.

She was born Dec. 20, 1919, in Canton, the daughter of the late James and Helen Maruhn Davis.

Charlotte was a member of Bazetta Christian Church and Morning Light Chapter #80, O.E.S. and was a 50-year member of the Social Order of the Beauceant.

She enjoyed playing golf, bowling, reading, doing ceramics and playing cards. In her own words, “I’m proud of my family, thankful for their love and care and watching my grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren grow up … I’m also thankful for the many friendships I’ve made along life’s road,” she said.

She was a graduate of Canton McKinley High School and moved to Trumbull County in 1942. She married Raymond A. Byrne Jan. 21, 1938, and he passed away Oct. 12, 1981. She then married Warren A. Snyder June 6, 1987, who preceded her in death Feb. 17, 1993.

Memories of Charlotte will be carried on by her daughters, Evelyn L. (Walter) Arens of Naples, Fla., and Judith L. (Ralph) Olenik-Thomas of Louisville; stepdaughter, Karen (Ronald) Goldner of Bristolville; stepson, Ronald Snyder of Cortland; grandchildren, Christine Countryman of Niles, William Countryman Jr. of Baltimore, Md., Thomas Countryman of Garrettsville, Scott Countryman of Washington, D.C., Richard Pugh of the United Kingdom and Pamela Simon of Virginia Beach, Va.; seven great-grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her brothers, Lorin J. Davis, Charles Davis and Ronald Davis; sister, Elaine Beabout; two infant brothers and two infant sisters.

Her family will greet friends noon till 2 p.m. Wednesday at the McFarland & Son Funeral Home, Warren. Services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Paul Leone officiating.

Interment will follow in Pineview Memorial Park, Warren.

Charlotte’s family suggests contributions be made in the form of contributions to Bazetta Christian Church, 4131 Hoagland Blackstub Road, Cortland, OH 44410.

Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland and Son Funeral and Cremation Services Co., 271 N. Park Ave., Warren, OH 44481, 330-393-9621.

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