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Patricia Joan (Cornelius) Snapp

April 21, 1932 ~ February 9, 2019 (age 86)

Patricia Joan Snapp, age 86, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Saturday morning, February 9, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. 

She was born in Harper, Ohio April 21, 1932, to the late Donald and Opal (Barcus) Cornelius.  

Pat married the love of her life Howard H. Snapp July 4, 1950, and he preceded her in death March 27, 1996 after forty six years of marriage.  She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jack D. Cornelius, whom she cared for for forty two years; sisters-in-law Wilda Hayes and Avis Nicholas; brothers-in-law Richard Snapp, Dwight Snapp, Tom Hayes, and Bob Nicholas.

Pat is survived by her daughter, Debra (Jerry) Newman of Huntsville, Ohio; a sister, Dixie (Bob) Shoffner of Bellefontaine; a nephew, David (Janelle) Shoffner of Huntsville; a grandson, Zak Newman of Radnor; a granddaughter, Chassie (John) Schwemer of Kenton, Ohio; great-nephews and great-niece, Kyle, Kale, and Kelly Shoffner; great-granddaughters, Josie and Callie Schwemer and Gretchen Newman.  She is also survived by brothers-in-law, Emerson (Sheila) Snapp of Huntsville, Dale (Dorothy) Snapp of Bellefontaine, Wilbur (Indy) Snapp of Georgia, Ron (Judy) Snapp of Findlay, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Snapp of Russells Point, Ohio, Donna Voorhies of Huntsville, Madeline “Bunny” Snapp of Rhode Island and special friends and neighbors Mark and Brenda Easton of Bellefontaine.

Pat graduated from Rushsylvania High School in 1950 and was a lifelong member of the Harper Methodist Church.  She worked at DAB for several years.  Howard and Pat, along with Emerson and Sheila Snapp, owned Huntsville Grain and she did the bookkeeping until their retirement.  Pat loved to mow, work in her flower beds, and take care of her home.

Pastor Bryan Meadows will officiate the funeral service Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 3 P.M. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine where visitation will be held from 1 to 3 P.M. 

Burial will be at the Harper Cemetery.

Donations may be made to:

St Jude Children’s Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis TN 38105

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