NEW BERN – Hubert M. "Bud" Snow, 85, died peacefully April 23, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center following a long illness.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Connie (Brewer) Snow; his beloved cat "Lucy"; son, Alan Snow and wife Joyce of New Bern; daughter, Andrea Snow of Rockport, Massachusetts; grandson Paul Snow, granddaughter Kelly Snow, and great-granddaughter Mariah Snow, all of Hamilton, Massachusetts; one niece and several nephews; and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents Hubert and Augusta (Woodbury) Snow; sister Virginia Bray; and brother Randall.
He was born in Salem, Massachusetts in 1927 and grew up in nearby Beverly. Lifelong Beverly residents, in 1989 Bud and Connie relocated to their retirement home in New Bern.
Following graduation from Governor Dummer Academy in 1947 and service with the Massa-chusetts Army National Guard, Bud began his long and successful banking career, ultimately earning the position of executive vice-president. He graduated, with honors, from Brown University's Graduate School of Savings Banking. He was active in many groups and organizations, including Beverly's Dane Street Congregational Church, the Beverly Cove Improvement Association, the Essex County (banking) Forum, the Savings Bank Officers Club, the Lynn (Mass.) Camera Club, the First Presbyterian Church of New Bern, the New Bern Camera Club (where he served as president), the Scottish Heritage Society of Eastern North Carolina, the local AARP Chapter, and the Lower Neuse Bird Club.
Always devoted to his family, Bud and his loved ones enjoyed snow skiing, camping, travel, photography, and caring for their pets. In retirement, Bud and Connie enjoyed several memorable trips across America and abroad. An expert "do-it-yourselfer," he thoroughly enjoyed maintaining and improving his home and property with talents in carpentry, plumbing, electricity, painting, and landscaping. Bud enjoyed life!
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 6, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church of New Bern.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The First Presbyterian Church Capital Campaign Fund, P.O. Box 1069, New Bern, NC 28563, or to the
Graveside services will be held this summer in Beverly's Central Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made to the Snow family at www.cottenfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home.