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1924 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
JOHN JOSEPH SNELL, 89 John Joseph Snell, 89, passed away Thursday July 31, 2014 at Manatawny Manor where he was a resident. Born Nov. 17 1924 in Hazelton, PA he was the son of the late John and Rose Snell. A 1942 graduate of Hazelton High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp. shortly following graduation. John served in WW II in the Pacific Theater as part of the 3rd Marine Division and was honorably discharged Dec. 1945. John had a long career with Sears Roebuck Co. Built Rite Home Center and Storm Weather Products. John retired in 1989 and moved to Zephyrhills, FL where he spent his retirement years. John is predeceased by his wife Catherine (Kitty) T. Clark, daughter of Emily and Richard Clark, Camden, NJ an infant son and a son in law Ron Berthold, Naples, FL. John is survived by five children Kathy wife of Louis Ferranti, Stowe; Barbara Berthold, Naples, FL; John and Laura Snell, Aliquippa,PA; Thomas and Kathy Snell, Bally and David and Sue Snell, Pottstown. Grandchildren Heather; Christopher and wife Andrea; Matthew, Lexy, Michael, Steven, Zachary, Racheal and husband Matthew; Joshua and Great-Grandchildren Sam and Noah. The Snell family welcome friends to call 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday August 7, 2014 in St. Gabriel RC Church 127 E. Howard St. Stowe. A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating John's life will begin at 11 a.m., Thursday at the church. Burial will be in St. Aloysius New Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Gabriel Church 127 E. Howard St. Stowe, PA 19464 Arrangements by Warker-Troutman Funeral Home 726 High St. Pottstown.
Published in The Mercury on Aug. 5, 2014
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