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In Memory of

Martha E. Snell

October 19, 1933 - October 10, 2016

Obituary


Funeral services for Martha E. Snell, age 82, of Colton, NY and formally of Potsdam, NY will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10:30 am at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Colton with Rev. Stephen Rocker, celebrant. A private burial will be held at St. Patrick's Cemetery, in Colton. Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service.
Martha died peacefully on Monday, October 10, 2016 with her family by her side. Surviving are two sons: John (Debbie) Snell Jr. of Moretown, VT; Kevin (Darcy) Snell of Stuart, FL , four daughters: Teresa Snell (Martin Larch)...

Funeral services for Martha E. Snell, age 82, of Colton, NY and formally of Potsdam, NY will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10:30 am at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Colton with Rev. Stephen Rocker, celebrant. A private burial will be held at St. Patrick's Cemetery, in Colton. Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service.
Martha died peacefully on Monday, October 10, 2016 with her family by her side. Surviving are two sons: John (Debbie) Snell Jr. of Moretown, VT; Kevin (Darcy) Snell of Stuart, FL , four daughters: Teresa Snell (Martin Larch) of Rochester, NY; Kathleen (Ronald) Reagan, of Wellington, FL; Patricia (Cory) Varney of Potsdam, NY and Megan (Michael) Normann of Wellington, FL . She was very proud of all of her 17 grandchildren. She is survived by a sister, Mary Bailey of Potsdam, NY and her brother, Daniel Collins of Washington, DC and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Snell was predeceased by 2 brothers, James and John Collins, and two sisters, her twin, Margaret Collins and Jane Collins.
Martha was born on October 19th, 1933 in Potsdam, NY to the late Daniel and Katherine Mahoney Collins. She married John Snell Sr. on October 29, 1966 in Potsdam, NY at St. Mary's Church. Martha received her Bachelor's as well as her Master's Degree in Education from New York State Teacher's College in Potsdam. She was an elementary school teacher in Potsdam and then in Syracuse for several years prior to becoming a homemaker. Martha was very active in St. Patrick's Church in Colton as well as St. Mark's parish in Boynton Beach.
Memorial contributions can be made in Martha's memory to St. Patrick's Church, Colton, NY or to Hospice and Palliative Care of the St. Lawrence Valley. Condolences can be left at www.garnerfh.com