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Eleanor A. Snavely

August 25, 1922 December 15, 2018
Eleanor A. Snavely
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Obituary for Eleanor A. Snavely

Eleanor Snavely 96, of Tiffin, passed away at her home Saturday December 15, 2018.

She was born August 25, 1922, in McArthur, Ohio to Paul Ray and Nellie (Edwards) Arnett. She married John Lowery on August 9, 1953 and he died in 1966, and she later married Gaylord Snavely on August 11, 1984 and he preceded her in death in 2009.

Survivors include three brothers, Charles Arnett of Pickerington, Ohio,
Carl D. (Ruth) Arnett of Huntsville, Alabama, and Paul (Shirley) Arnett of Seattle, Washington. Eleanor never had children, but she inherited the Snavely clan which included two step-sons, Paul (Evelyn) Snavely and Steven (Sue) Snavely of Republic, 5 grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren, a niece, Jeanette Painter of Tiffin and other numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, parents, and two sisters, Ada Jean Painter and Ruth Arnett.

Eleanor taught school for 35 years, at McArthur High School and most of her teaching career at Hopewell Louden Schools.

She was a member of the Republic United Church of Christ in Republic, the Republic Women’s Fellowship, Cornelia Chapter #93 OES in Republic, the Seneca Co. and Ohio Retired Teachers Association, Seneca Co Farm Bureau, a 1940 graduate of McArthur High School, a 1943 graduate of Ohio University,
and a 1952 graduate of Ohio State University.

Services will be conducted at 11:00am. Saturday December 22, 2018, at the Republic United Church of Christ in Republic, with Re. Darla Metz officiating.
Burial will follow in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Tiffin.

Visitation for family and friends will be Friday December 21, 2018, from 4-7 pm. at the Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR. 19 Bloomville. Eastern Stars services will be conducted Friday evening at 6:45 pm. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be e to the church or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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4:00 PM 12/21/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/21/2018 7:00:00 PM
Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home

3085 South State Route 19
Bloomville, OH 44818

Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home
3085 South State Route 19 Bloomville 44818 OH
United States





11:00 AM 12/22/2018 11:00:00 AM
Republic United Church of Christ

312 S. Madison Street
Republic, OH 44867

Republic United Church of Christ
312 S. Madison Street Republic 44867 OH
United States

Cemetery Details


Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Final Resting Place

3635 County Road 38
Tiffin, OH 44883

3635 County Road 38 Tiffin 44883 OH
United States

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