Dr. Eva Lee Snead, beloved companion, mother, grandmother, friend and physician passed away suddenly at her home on Wednesday, July 23rd at age 66. Eva was born on March 3rd, 1942 in Buenos Aires, Argentina to Dr. Erwin & Amalia Paneth, both Holocaust refugees from Vienna, Austria. Dr. Snead was a respected healer and caregiver who always looked beyond the needy patient to find the giving person inside. Those who called on her services also called her friend. She was an outspoken advocate for patient rights and an enthusiastic researcher and practitioner of holistic medicine. She was also very entertaining, often regaling her eager visitors with captivating stories of her many adventures. Eva is survived by her devoted companion of 18 years, Michael Moczygemba; her four sons, Alex Snead, Marcel Cairo, Thomas Lee Snead II and Adrian Snead. She is also survived by four daughter-in-laws, Colleen Snead, Eva Toth, Leigh Cairo and Rocio Snead. She was also a proud grandmother of six talented grandchildren, Andrew, Stephanie, Zoltan and Gabriela Snead, and Nina and David Waylon Cairo. In Argentina, she is survived by her older brother, Tomás Paneth; two cousins, Ernesto Grun and Pedro Paneth, and their loving families. Dr. Snead also leaves behind many wonderful friends, including Ben de La Rosa, Jan & John Gray, Sony Molina and so many others. She is also preceded in death by two former husbands. Thomas Lee Snead and Rolando Hemsi. Visitation will be Saturday, July 26, 2008 from 6:00-9:00 at Porter Loring on McCullough. SERVICE SUNDAY JULY 27, 2008 1:15 P.M. THE LITTLE CHURCH OF LA VILLITA 508 VILLITA You are invited to sign the guestbook at www.porterloring.com
Arrangements with Porter Loring Mortuary.