Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by Fisher Funeral Chapel
Gloria Kay Snider, 84, of Logansport, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, November 2, 2023, surrounded by her family, following a short stay at Woodbridge Health Campus.
Born July 17, 1939, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Harry Nelson and Evelyn Ruth (Crockett) Vore.
She was married on July 1, 1989, in the Onward Christian Church, to Max E. Snider who preceded her in death on September 18, 2022.
A 1957 graduate of Logansport High School, following graduation, she began a career with General Acceptance Corporation (G.A.C. Finance). Ten years later, she was given the title of officer manager – the second woman in the state to become a manager for the corporation. In 1970, she made the decision to stay at home with her three young daughters.
In 1984-2001, she began working for the Gangloff family trucking business. With her experience in office procedures, collections and handling large funds, it was the perfect fit for her. She enjoyed going to work everyday.
Gloria enjoyed working in the yard and caring for her flowers. She was an avid IU basketball fan. Gloria loved to travel and had been to most of the states, including a memorable trip with Max to Alaska, as well as spending many winters in Florida. Gloria and Max had also traveled abroad, visiting South Korea, Cancun, and Canada.
In previous years, Gloria enjoyed fishing, trap shooting, cards and camping – a passion they enjoyed for over twenty years. Most of all, she enjoyed the grandchildren and watching them grow up.
Her church family at Main Street Community Church, was a very important part of her life and her faith kept her strong. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary since 1986 and a member of the former District C Lions Club along with her husband.
She is survived by three daughters,Tammy (Tim) Shrock, Michelle Burton (Jim Doheny), and Danelle White; and Max’s three children, who she loved as her own, Carrie (Scott) Weaver, Douglas (Jenny) Snider, and Holly Knight; She is “Grandma” to fourteen grandchildren -Joe Shrock, Nathan (Melissa) Shrock, Abby Mae Shrock, Jeremy Burton, Alexandra Burton, Zach White and Erica White, Bri (Jordan) Price, Ian Weaver, Sam Snider, Gracie Snider, Emma Snider,Jason Knight, Alexis Knight. She was also very proud to be a great grandma to Eli Chase Price and was looking forward to the birth of Levi Shrock, who is due anyday. We must not forget, Max’s beloved dog, Sadie, who survives.
Gloria was preceded in death by her brother David Vore.
A visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, November 6 at the Fisher Funeral Chapel. The funeral celebrating Gloria’s life will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Doug Thomas officiating.
Interment will follow in the Center Cemetery, Young America.
Memorial contributions in Gloria’s memory may be made to the Main Street Community Church.
You may share memories and offer condolences on Gloria’s Tribute Wall at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com.