Joseph (Joe) Edward Snide Sr., 75, lost his 30 yr. battle with Multiple Sclerosis at the Veterans Community Living Ctr. Hampton, VA. Gratitude to the clergy, doctors, and Staff. Big thanks to Chester for his caregiving and friendship.
Joe is preceded in death by his parents Joseph Herman and Pauline Nedeau Snide of Mineville, NY.
Alongside his dad, Joe was a member of the Knights of Columbus and VFW.
Joe is survived by his very loving sister Suzanne and her husband Thomas Morse of Mineville, NY. Nieces and nephews: Lisa Recore, Amy Burdo, William and Robert Larrow and their families. Dear Aunts, Alberta Harriman, Hilda Thornton and many cousins. Buddy Robert Boothby, hunting pal, Bill Larrow, and in-laws Jean Williamson, nephew Ryan, and Manuel V. Perez
October 1967, Joe married Gloria, daughter, of the late Manuel and Isabel Perez of Moriah, NY at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Port Henry, NY. They have three sons: Joseph E. Jr., Brian (Tammy), and Kevin (Tonya). Grandsons: Christopher, Todd, Zachary, Austin, and Dillon. Great-Grandchildren: Marley, Eliana, and Castiel.
Joe served 4 yrs in the Navy (1966) as a hospital corpsman (Vietnam 1968). As a Navy Reservist, he received with honors his Associates in Science in Nursing at Rhode Island Community Junior College. Joined the Air Force (1974) and earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, TX (1986).
Major Snide retired (1992) from the 1st Medical Group, Langley AFB, Hampton, VA (1990-91 Desert Shield/Storm). Thank you for your honorable services to our country.
His favorite pastimes were bowling, camping with family, coaching soccer, fishing, hunting and watching old westerns.
You loved life, rest in peace Joe.
Appreciation goes to Altmeyer Funeral Home- Denbigh Chapel, Newport News, VA and Harlands Funeral Home, Port Henry, N.Y.
Memorial Service will be held at St. Patricks, Port Henry, NY on August 27, 2022 at 11 am. Celebration of Life at the Mineville VFW following cemetery.
Thanks to ALL for your prayers and support.