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Obituary of Mary Louise Snavely | State College, Pennsylvania

Name of the deceased Marie-Louise Snavely
Age 96
Date of death 07/10/2022
Date of Birth 10/30/1925
funeral home Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home

Mary Louise Snavely, 96, formerly of 2788 Narrows Road, Loganton, PA, died October 7, 2022 at Susque-View Home, Lock Haven, PA. Born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania on October 30, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Howard L. and Hilda M. Beewak Aukerman. She graduated from Gregg Twp. Vocational school in Spring Mills.

On December 2, 1943, she married Walter A. Snavely, who died March 13, 2007. Most of her life she was a stay-at-home mom. Mary was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Tylersville, Pennsylvania, where she held various positions over the years. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed painting, sewing, watching baseball, birdwatching, working in her flower garden, singing and listening to music, playing guitar, camping, and caring for her grandchildren.

Survivors include: 3 daughters; Eloise (Bob) Douty, Loganton, Pennsylvania; Cindy (Charles) Kerstetter, Tylersville, PA and Kathy (Kenny) Gephart, Rebersburg, PA. 1 Brother: Larry (Cathy) Aukerman, Center Hall, PA. 1 Granddaughter: Heather (Greg) Edelman, Northhampton, Pennsylvania. 4 grandsons: Brian (Anna) Douty, Tylersville, PA, Michael Miller, Birdsboro, PA, Scott (Carrie) Miller Pittsford, NY and Brett (Lindsay) Gephart, Rebersburg, PA. 4 great-granddaughters: Lilly Gephart, Audrey, Elsie and Sadie Miller, 4 great-grandsons: Jonas Edelman, Issac and Jameson Miller and Bryce Gephart

She was predeceased by 1 daughter, Carol E. Miller, 2 brothers Ronald and Gary Aukerman

Before entering Susque-View she had 4 feline companions: Toby, Sophie, Goldberg and Abbey

A funeral service honoring the life of Mary Louise Auckerman Snavley will be held Friday, October 14, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ, Tylersville, Pennsylvania with her pastor, Blake Gulley officiating. Tylersville Community Cemetery, Tylersville PA.

Friends will be received in the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. John’s United Church of Christ, 3782 Narrows Road, Loganton, PA 17747

Mary’s family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and all the staff at Susque-View who assisted her in her care, showed her great compassion and treated her more like family than a friend. patient. We will always be so grateful to all those people who helped us with the ins and outs of nursing home life and would answer any questions.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Dean K. Wetzler, Jr. Funeral Home, 320 Main St., Mill Hall, PA

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