IN MEMORIAM: Regina Snyder, 91; Cooperstown Native Daughter


Regina Snyder, 91; Pharmacist,

Cooperstown Native Daughter

COOPERSTOWN – Regina G. Snyder, 91, a Native Daughter of Cooperstown and long-time resident of Chapel Hill, N.C., died early Sunday morning, Nov. 20, 2016, at UNC Healthcare-Hillsborough Campus in Hillsborough following a brief illness.

Born Aug. 1, 1925, at the Thanksgiving Hospital in Cooperstown,  Regina was the only child of Parker E. Snyder and Florence E. née Winslow Snyder. After graduating from Cooperstown High School, Class of 1943, she attended the Albany College of Pharmacy where she earned a bachelor’s degree in 1947.

Throughout her career as a pharmacist, she was employed in Pittsfield, Mass., Albany, and for 10 years at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City, as well as various local pharmacies.  In 1985, she moved to Chapel Hill and for the past 20 years made her home at Carolina Meadows, a continuing care retirement community.

While residing in Chapel Hill, Regina attended University Presbyterian Church, and was a member of the David Poplar Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and the American Association of University Women.

She was also a member of the Native Daughters of Cooperstown and while living in Otsego County attended the Church of Christ Uniting in Richfield Springs.

Regina will be laid to rest in the family plot in Middlefield Center Cemetery.  A Memorial Service will be arranged in the Spring  2017.

Condolences may be sent by visiting

Memorial donations may be directed to a charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home, Cooperstown.

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