Sniders to celebrate 50 years


PIQUA — Jim and Arlene Snider, of Piqua, will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on Nov. 17. In honor of their anniversary, the family request cards sent to them from family and friends. Their address is 1415 Garbry Road, Piqua, OH 45356.

James E. Snider and the former Arlene Anna Thorne were married Nov. 17, 1956, at 7:30 p.m. at the Sidney Church of Christ, by the Rev. Paul Moore.

James is the son of the late Charles and Louise Snider. He is the brother of Ruth Leist, of Sidney; Marybelle Shaffer, of Findlay; and the late Betty Huffman, Pat Woodroome, Nelson Snider and Charles “Bud” Snider.

Arlene is the daughter of the late Fred and Delma Thorne. She is the sister of Larry Thorne, of Sidney; Gary Thorne, of Toledo; the late Bob Thorne, and Marline Thorne.

The couple have five sons, Steve and Kay Snider, of Piqua; Don and Cris Snider, of Fletcher; Tim Snider, of Covington; Doug and Kelly Snider, of Piqua; and Tom and Ann Snider, of Covington. They also have 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

They are members of the Snyder Road Church of God in Piqua. Arlene retired as the the fiscal officer for Springcreek Township. Jim is retired from Sidney Tool and Die.

They enjoy visiting with their new friends and neighbors in the cottages at Garbry Ridge.