The Tinneny Family History Site


Charlene Sickinger Snyder

1936 - 2021

Charlene Sickinger Snyder, a resident of Brick Township, New Jersey passed away December 26, 2021. The following obituary was published by the Star News Group January 6, 2022.

Charlene Snyder
Charlene Snyder was born as a leap year baby on February 29, 1936. She most enjoyed her career as a school nurse at Brielle Elementary for 16 years. She also enjoyed her very large family of six children, fifteen grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. Charlene was married for 63 years to Dr. John Snyder. Above all she loved spending hours with her grandchildren at the Jersey Shore and especially her lake house in the Poconos. Charlene died of complications of Parkinsons Disease, which she battled for 20 years. In lieu of flowers please make donations to The Parkinsons Foundation. 

Charlene was the daughter of Francis and Charlotte Grabowski Sickinger of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, granddaughter of Michael and Catherine Tinneny Sickinger of Belmont Hills, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and great-granddaughter of Patrick “Yankee Pat” Tinneny of Goladuff, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, Greenock, Scotland and Philadelphia and his wife Margaret Malloy.Philadelphia.

Note: In 2004 Charlene’s sister Patricia Sickinger Snyder wrote a brief account about Charlene which can be viewed here


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