Winifred J. Snell Smith, age 91 passed away July 7, 2019 at Hospice of the Valley Ryan House in Phoenix, Arizona. She was born April 25, 1928 in Chardon, Ohio to the late Charles and Helen (Buell) Cobb. Mrs. Smith resided in Painesville Twp., Willoughby and Independence before moving to Phoenix seven years ago to be with her son.
Mrs. Smith retired as Cafeteria Manager at the Riverside Local Schools in Painesville Twp. in 1987. She was an active member of Painesville Church of the Nazarene during her time in the area.
She is survived by her sons Roger Snell of Phoenix, AZ, with whom she resided for the last 8 years, and Michael Snell of Perry, Ohio; 3 grandchildren, Matthew Lanzi, Nicholas Lanzi, and Eric Snell. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 56 years, Delbert Snell and Chester Smith to whom she was married for 7 years; brothers Roger and Dorman Cobb and sisters Jenelyn Janssen, Maurine Paton, Carol Stree.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 4:00PM at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077.
Arrangments by Johnson Funeral Home of Painesville.