Posted: Sun 8:56 AM, Aug 18, 2013
Funeral Home: McCullough Raiguel
Clare Inez Snyder, 68 of Harrisville, passed away August 16, 2013 at Fairmont General Hospital in Fairmont, WV. She was born September 15, 1944 in Yorktown, VA, a daughter of the late Elton A. Snyder and Hortense (Guinan) Snyder.
Clare retired after 46 years service as a School Teacher for the Ritchie County Board of Education. She taught History, Forensics and Theatre. She was a graduate of St. Luke High School in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, the Ladycliff College in NJ, Marshall University and West Virginia University.
Clare was very proud of being a teacher. She was a member of the Ritchie County Retired Teachers Association, the International and WV Thespian Society, and was proud to be voted the state Theatre Teacher of the Year.
Surviving are two sisters: Hortense Trish Sutton of New Milton and Ruth “Janie” Snyder of Harrisville, a nephew Gary “Mike” Sutton Jr. (Katrina) of New Milton and great nephews Jared, Jacob and Johnathan.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two infant brothers, Christopher and Joseph Snyder.
Funeral services will be Tuesday 11AM at the Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville. Interment will follow at the Moyer Cemetery on the family farm. Visitation will be Monday 4-8PM.
Online guests may send condolences to the family by visiting www.McCulloughRaiguel.com.