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Arthur James Snook


1920 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Arthur James Snook Obituary
Snook, Arthur James; 93; of Warren, Michigan; passed peacefully at home March 19, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Survived and cared for by his daughter, Margaret Cardinale. Predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Marylyn (Ruff) and son David. Also survived by three grandchildren, Jim (Jen) Mezuk, Amanda (Jon) Clifton, Kylie (Kyle) HIbbert; four great grandchildren Drew and Dalainee Clifton and Kira and Knoxx Hibbert; dear brother to Alice Cofer and the late Rufus Snook and Nellie Brigham; brother-in-law to Ken Ruff and Richard Ruff. Born September 27, 1920 in Rochester, Michigan he began sharing his gift of piano playing at a young age and was the first recipient of the Rochester Tuesday Musical Scholarship in 1927. Art served both his country and community. In 1942 he enlisted in the United States Army where he served four years. Attending the University of Michigan following World War II he studied Music and met his wife, Marylyn. After two years of teaching in Romeo he went to the Centerline School District where he taught Music and Choir for many years until his retirement. Art remained active tuning and playing piano and organ at many churches and functions around Metro-Detroit along with being active many years in Warren Rotary Club, Stillwell Manor Sing a Long, 88ers, Detroit-Windsor Chapter Piano Technician Guild Detroit Chapter AGO. Visitation Thursday, March 27, 2014, 4 to 9 p.m. and Friday March 28, 2014 1 to 9 p.m. at Lyle Elliott Funeral Home, Warren Michigan. In-State at First Presbyterian Church of Warren Saturday March 29, 2014 at 10 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers please make donations to First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund.
Published in The Oakland Press on Mar. 27, 2014
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