Snobelen, Marie Alice, a life-long resident of Chatham & HarwichTownship. Marie Snobelen passed away peacefully on Sunday October 28, 2012 at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus at the age of 91. Born inSherkston,Ontario, daughter of the late Raymond & Helen (Hendricks) Fretz. Beloved wife of the late Austin Ross (1950) and the late  Robert (Bob) Maxwell Snobelen (2010). Loving mother of Linda Henderson & her husband Bill; Jane Lundy & her husband Jim and Dan Snobelen & his wife Nancy all of Chatham. Proud grandmother of  6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Sister of the late Helen Cofell and Lloyd Fretz. Sister-in-law of the late  Garland Cofell,  and Alice Fretz,. Marie was a member ofSt. Paul’sUnitedChurch, theSt. Paul’s U.C.W.,  and a former Sunday School Teacher. Friends will be received at the Funeral Home,459 St. Clair St.,Chathamon Tuesday October 30, 2012 from  3:00-5:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral Service will be conducted at the Funeral Home on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Heather Scott officiating. Interment to follow atMapleLeafCemetery,Chatham. Donations in memory of Marie  to Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Continuing Care would be appreciated.

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 McKinlay Funeral Home,   459 St. Clair Street,  Chatham, Ontario   519-351-2040

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