Marian E. Adair, 73, world traveler, enjoyed gardening, watching movies, rescuing cats

By on May 3, 2017

Marian E. “Charlie” Adair, 73, of Manheim, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

Born in Manheim, she was the daughter of the late Mahlon and Mary (Haldeman) Adair.

Marian enjoyed gardening; watching movies; and traveling throughout the world to such exotic places as Cancun, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico. Charlie loved taking cruises with her life partner, Barry. She loved all animals, and treasured rescuing cats. Marian will be remembered for being a great cook, friend and loving mom. Charlie was loved by all.

In addition to her rock of almost 20 years, Barry Gast, Marian is survived by her children: Brian Snavely, married to Cynthia, of Peach Bottom; Erica Brown, married to Steve, of Mount Joy; stepchildren: Stephen H., Kimberly A., Georgiann, Heather A., and Kenneth Scott; siblings: Richard Adair, of Lititz; Carl Eugene Adair, husband of Patricia, of Stevens; Darlene Verno, wife of Joseph, of Cornville, Ariz.; and Joanne King of Columbia. She is also survived by her niece, Stacy Adair Smith, of Denver.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, May 7, at 3 p.m., at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz. Family and friends will be received one hour prior to the service. The family encourages casual, tropical attire. Please no black clothing. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Marian’s memory to Pet Pantry, 26 Millersville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603; or Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

To send an online condolence, please visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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