In Loving Memory of Lou Ann Snell

Lou Ann Snell

Lou Ann Snell

Scranton, PA March 22, 1938 ~ October 3, 2018 Date of Service: October 11, 2018

Lou Ann Snell, 80, life-long South Scranton resident, died late Wednesday.  She has joined her beloved husband of 54 years, the late Robert Snell, who died in 2014.

Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Herbert and Louise Breunig Wickel, Lou Ann attended Scranton Technical High School, and in her early years worked at Goldstar Manufacturing.    She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.  She loved animals and nature, especially rabbits, and would take time to nurture injured birds.  She enjoyed many trips to Las Vegas with her husband.  She was very dedicated to St. Ann and loved to attend and pray the novena.

Surviving are daughters, Julie Snell Esty, and Leslie Kirchner and husband Robert, all of Scranton; grandchildren, Kelly Kirchner, Megan Esty, and Robert Joshua Kirchner; nieces and nephews, a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Thomas and Gerda Snell, Solana Beach, California.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, Herbert Wickel, Jr.

Friends may pay their respects on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore.    

Her daughters would like to thank everyone who cared for their mother on her journey with Alzheimer’s, especially Hospice of the Sacred Heart and the care staff of the Jewish Home. 

Memorial contributions may be made Little League International—Challenger Division, 539 US Highway 15, P.O. Box 3485, Williamsport, PA 17701-0485. 

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