Patricia Northrop Snell, age77 of Petersburg, WV passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at her home while under the care of hospice.
She was born on April 19, 1943 in Petersburg, WV to the late Dorothy and Ralph Snell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Ralph Edmond Snell, Joseph Michael Snell, and Jeffrey Snell, as well as her sister Anne Snell Kopple.
She is survived by her sister, Paige Snell Alexander, and many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great great nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her faithful, furry companion of 18 years, Susie-Q.
Pat graduated from Petersburg High School and then Shepherd University, where she studied Social Work and Drama. She went on to live in Philadelphia, working in social service, as well as Washington DC, working at Navy Federal Credit Union as a loan officer. She eventually returned home to Petersburg, where she pursued her many interests, including woodworking, watercolor, and especially wood carving. She was a life-long member of the Petersburg Presbyterian Church.
Pat was lovingly and capably assisted at home during the last few years of her life by a collection of wonderful and caring women. You know who you are, and you are appreciated.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Promise Foundation, c/o Grant Memorial Hospice, 100 Hospital Drive, Suite 2, Petersburg, WV 26847 or Petersburg Presbyterian Church, 20 North Main Street, Petersburg, WV 26847.
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