Obituary: Sarah Snyder
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Obituary: Sarah Snyder

Sarah Snyder, age 96, died peacefully Aug. 29, 2020, in Atlanta.

Sarah Snyder, age 96, died peacefully Aug. 29, 2020, in Atlanta.

Sarah was born March 13, 1924 in Boston. She grew up in Akron, Ohio, with her parents, of blessed memory, Max and Rose Kantrovitz. Sarah was the oldest with three younger siblings. She married Sam Snyder, who grew up on her street in Akron, in 1943. Sam joined the Army the day after their wedding. After the war, Sarah and Sam moved to Dayton, Ohio. Their three children Gary, Larry and Marilyn grew up in Dayton.

Sarah was very popular in Dayton, had may friends and was active in Jewish community activities. She was a member of Beth Abraham Synagogue and a life member of Hadassah.

In 1986, Sarah and Sam moved to Atlanta to be closer to their grandchildren. Sam passed away in 2001.

Sarah is survived by children Gary (Ellen Monk), Dr. Larry (Rene) and Marilyn (David) Flemming; grandchildren Nikki (Randy) Weisburd, Dr. Marla (Jeff) Barkoff, Robyn (Jonathon Shirley) Flemming, Tim Flemming and Justin Snyder (Danielle Wolfe); great-grandchildren Hilary Weisburd, Ryan Weisburd, Emmett Barkoff and Raina Barkoff. She is also survived by brothers Jack Kent in Akron and Mel Kent in Boynton Beach, Fla., and many nephews and nieces.

Burial was Sept. 2 in a family plot at Anshe S’fard Congregation Cemetery in Akron.  Donations can be made to The William Breman Jewish Home. Funeral arrangements by Dressler Funeral Home in Atlanta and by Gordon-Flury Memorial Home in Akron, Ohio.

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