Angela Snow Barto, 44, USPS worker, avid runner, a ray of sunshine, passionate about life

By on August 28, 2019

Angela Snow (Dirks) Barto, 44, of Lititz passed away peacefully at Hershey Medical Center, on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 after a two-year battle with multiple myeloma.

Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of John “Jack” and Barbara S. (Ferich) Dirks. She was the loving wife to Chad E. Barto for over 17 years.

She is survived by her son: Damon John Barto of Lititz; her sister: Kimberly Marie Dirks, wife of Ryan Lefever of Mountville; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Angela was a graduate of Hempfield High School. She was employed at the U.S. Postal Service on Harrisburg Pike. Angela was an avid runner, workout enthusiast and also enjoyed spending time at the shore with her family.

She was a true warrior with her unbending strength and beauty. Her presence and unconditional love was a gift to all, as she lived her life as a dedicated wife, mother and friend. She was truly active and present in their lives. Angela was a ray of sunshine and strong-willed by all accounts. She will be remembered by all who had the great fortune of knowing and loving her as someone who exuded a beautiful passion and joy for life.

A celebration of life gathering took place Aug. 25 at The Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Angie’s name may be made to International Myeloma Foundation, at; or to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 540 W. Walnut St., Lancaster, PA 17603.

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