Dwight Snapp, 70, of Huntsville, OH, passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, OH after a long battle with cancer.
Dwight was born on September 11, 1943 in Huntsville to the late Roy and Myrle Idle Snapp. He was preceded in death by an infant sister, a brother, Howard Snapp, a nephew, Jim Snapp, three brothers-in-law, Bob Nicholas, Tom Hayes, and Lonnie Voorhies, and a sister-in-law, Ginny Tasso.
On September 22, 1979, he married the former Madeline Tasso in Newport, RI, and she survives along with eight siblings; Avis Nicholas of Sarasota, FL, Dick (Evelyn) Snapp of Russells Point, OH, Wilda Hayes, of Huntsville, Donna Voorhies and Dale (Dorothy) Snapp, both of Bellefontaine, OH, Wilbur (India Ann) Snapp of Helen, GA, Emerson (Shiela) Snapp, of Huntsville and Ron (Judy) Snapp of Findlay, OH, a sister-in-law, Patricia Snapp of Bellefontaine, four brothers-in-law, Michael (Joan) Tasso of North Kingstown, RI, Charles (Lorraine) Tasso, Arthur (Lavenia) Tasso, and Jim (Janice) Tasso, all of Newport, RI, and 24 nieces and nephews.
Dwight was a 1961 graduate of Huntsville High School and attended Palm Beach Junior College. After retiring from Sears and Roebuck Co. he worked for Sturms Appliance. He managed several restaurants in Newport including Giovanni's and the Jamestown Country Club. Dwight moved back to Huntsville in 2006 after living in Newport for 30 years. He attended Huntsville United Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting mushrooms, gardening and was an avid hunter in his youth. Dwight was an excellent chef and enjoyed vacationing in the White Mountains in New Hampshire, but most of all, he loved to be with his family.
Dwight's great niece, Ashley Sloan, will lead a Celebration of His Life at 4:00 pm, Friday, August 8, 2004 at Shoffstall Funeral Home Main Chapel, 205 South Main Street, Lakeview with visitation from 2-4. Interment will be at a later date in Newport, RI.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in Dwight's name to the Top of Ohio Animal Shelter in Bellefontaine or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview, where condolences can be expressed at www.shoffstallfuneralhome.com.