Joseph Edward Snide Sr.

June 5, 1947 - July 27, 2022

06/05/1947 - 07/27/2022

Past Services

Saturday August 27, 2022
11:00 am

Additional Information:

St. Patrick’s, Port Henry, NY

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.

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Pat Gunning
6 months ago

I knew Joe from our Air Force days. He was so kind and a good friend. I remember in 1987 when my husband was TDY to Ft Eustis and had a heart attack. I was in California and flew out to be there. Joe found out and called and made himself available if I needed him. He and Gloria invited me to their home for dinner. It helped relieve my stress to have them there. I will always remember that kindness. I have thought of him often over the years and am so sorry to hear his illness and death. The world lost a good man.

Carolyn Herren (Lewis)
7 months ago

So sad to hear of Joe’s passing. I have thought of him often, wishing that I could be allowed to visit him at the VA. He was such a blessing, and so enjoyed singing praises to God! Gloria, please know that my prayers have been with you these past couple of years.

marsha fittro
7 months ago

To Gloria and Family,
It is with sadness that Joe has left us, but I’m sure the Lord welcomed him with open arms to everlasting life in heaven.

I cherish our memories together with Jack and Joe. It was so wonderful to see both of you the last time you visited RI.

I wish you peace in knowing…
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal”

My prayers are with you at this time of loss and always.

God Bless. Marsha

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
7 months ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,

 May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Joseph Edward Snide Sr., give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts

and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Veteran, Joseph Edward Snide Sr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Marianne Kevin Bradt
7 months ago

To my wonderful cousin…kindest sweet guy…Joe I love when we went up north and saw you Gloria and kids..
Thank You for your service SIR❤️💙 and thank you for being such a blessing to our family…you will be forever thought of deeply..with love

Mary Ellen Reid
7 months ago

For several years Frances and I visited Joe often and every Sunday brought him and Gloria the Eucharist. We will always remember Joe as one of the funniest people we ever met. Our visits with him taught us so much about life, suffering and acceptance. Although he was paralyzed for many years, Joe had the most incredible attitude about life and God’s plan for each of us. 
We are honored to join you in praying for this new saint in heaven (and his strong and loving wife Gloria). Our hearts are crying because we will miss Joe’s smile and indomitable spirit, but also rejoicing because his suffering is at an end, and he and Fr. Cavey and all “his men” are reunited now in a place where there is no war – only peace and joy.
God bless you, Gloria. 
Frances (in Hampton, VA)
and Mary Ellen (in Denver, CO)