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Roberta (Snapp) Tucker (1929 - 2012)

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Roberta Snapp Tucker, age 83, of Strasburg passed Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, Woodstock.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 PM Saturday, June 9, at Strasburg Presbyterian Church with Rev. David Howard officiating.  Burial will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens, Warren County.

Mrs. Tucker was born May 23, 1929 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of the late Myron and Fern Ross Phillips Snapp. She was a member of Strasburg Presbyterian Church and served as Clerk of Sessions for a number of years, was past president of Woodstock Library and member for many years and was a volunteer for Concern Hotline and Blue Ridge Hospice. 

Mrs. Tucker was a loving mother and homemaker and the wife of the late James Lawrence Tucker, Sr.  They met while she was serving with the Foreign Service and he was serving the United States Marine Corps. as an embassy guard.  They married in El Salvador.

Surviving are daughters, Phyllis L. Drees of Falmouth, KY and Ellen R. Utz and husband, Ronald G. of Strasburg;  her son, James L. Tucker, Jr. and wife, Leslie H. of Stephens City;  six grandchildren, James L. Tucker, III, Russell P. Otwell, Sean W. Otwell, Kelley V. Otwell, Gwendolyn R. Otwell and Faith M. Utz.

A son-in-law, Martin Drees, preceded her in death.

Pallbearers will be James L. Tucker, Jr., James L. Tucker, III, Russell P. Otwell, Kelley V. Otwell, Gwendolyn R. Otwell and Faith M. Utz.

The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday from 12 Noon to service time.

Memorials may be made to KWVA Wounded Warrior Fund, P.O. Box 51, Lewes, DE 19958 or Woodstock Library, 134 N. Church St., Woodstock, VA 22664.

The Tucker family is in the care of Stover Funeral Home, Strasburg.  

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