Pauline L. Snyder
Pauline L. Snyder, 62, of Emmaus, died peacefully March 6, 2020, at home, surrounded by her loving and dedicated family. She was the wife of Don Snyder for 38 years. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Nelson and Claire (Ross) Heiney.
She was a member of Bethany Church and participated in Bible study at Faith Church.
She was a 1975 graduate of Whitehall High School. She attained her Instructional I Elementary degree in socially and emotionally maladjusted students from Millersville University and her master’s degree in special education from Lehigh University. She continued her support of the student teaching program as a student educator and earned a certificate for post graduate work in curriculum, instruction and assessment.
She was a teacher and intervention specialist first for Intermediate Unit #13 and then the Allentown School District for 32 years, retiring in 2017.
Very active with community schools, she developed the “Book Blast” program and was coordinator of the children’s food bank at Sheridan Elementary School.
She is survived by her husband; parents; daughter, Ashleah Tomasino; son, Austin and his wife, Latasha; grandchildren Giovanni, Onello and Willow; sister, Charlotte Kramlich; twin brother, Paul L. Heiney and his wife, Jennifer; nieces; nephews and extended family.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society, 3893 Adler Place, Suite 170, Bethlehem, 18017.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements were made by the Gilbert Funeral Home, Whitehall.