Ephraim Richard Snell
“A full life well lived.”
Mr. Ephraim Richard Snell of Blyth, passed away peacefully at his residence with his family at his side. He was in his 85th year.
The beloved husband for 60 years of Glenyce (Bainton) Snell, Dick was the dearly loved father of Franklin Ephraim and Kristine Loraine (Corrie) Snell, Clinton; M.C. Jayne and Mark Marquis, Boseman, Montana; Amanda Glenyce and Bradley Eric Aitken, Hullett Township and Richard Bainton and Christine Lynne (Connelly) Snell, Blyth. He was the cherished grandfather of Eva Jayne and Ella Rose Marquis, Alexandra Amanda and Nicholas Bradley Aitken, and Sarah Christine and Katherine Elizabeth Snell and the dear brother of the late Barbara (Alvin) Bettles, James (Marion) Snell, and Jayne Mary (Mac) Taylor.
Dick was a successful entrepreneur, establishing Snell Enterprises Ltd., which includes Atlas Tanning, in 1964, which continues to this day.
At Richard’s request, cremation has taken place. Private family arrangements with a celebration of life service will be announced at a later date.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Clinton Public Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Falconer Funeral Homes – Clinton.
Messages of condolence for the Snell family are welcome at www.falconerfuneralhomes.com.
By William Wordsworth
“I wandered lonely as a cloud,
That floats on high o’er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils,
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.”