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Official Obituary of

Rose "Marie" Snow

December 30, 1947 ~ March 9, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Rose "Marie" Snow Obituary

Rose Marie Snow (Thomas) was born December 30, 1947,  in Middletown, OH to E.L. and Marjorie Thomas (Mack).

Marie, as she was known, was the 2nd of four children consisting of 4 daughters.

Marie was a long-time member of  Power of Deliverance (later Judah Sanctuary of Praise) under the leadership of the late Apostle Keith Brooks where she was very active.  She enjoyed visiting many Middletown and Cincinnati area churches and established great relationships with area pastors. She became a member of the New Era Baptist Church in September of 2020. 

Marie married James “Pete” Snow  on July 9, 1976, and shared almost 47 years together until his death in 2023.  Together, they parented 5 children.

Marie attended Middletown City Schools graduating in 1965 and began working for Western and Southern. She also worked at the Crystal Tissue Company and later Miami University. Marie retired from Wright Pat Air Force Base,  after 20 years of service.

Marie was very active in the community.  She was an avid bowler, and a great supporter of the Middletown Middies.  For many years she was Daughter Ruler of the William B. Pollard Lodge #456 Minnie Haha Abbie M Johnson Temple #263 where she oversaw many youth events including Black History Programs. She enjoyed attending and planning prayer breakfasts.

Marie peacefully departed her earthly life on March 9, 2024.

Marie was preceded in  death by her devoted husband, Pete Snow, parents, E.L. and Marjorie Thomas; a brother, Baby Thomas; A beloved sister, Dora Glover;  brothers in law, Tilmon Snow, Jr., and Clifton “Skip” Snow; Five grandchildren, David, Shayla, Christopher, Marvin (Ty) and Nai’res; and a very special aunt, Lillian Thomas.

She leaves to cherish and respect her memory, 5 adult children Andre Snow, Teryl (Leo) Pendergrass, and Erin “Lynn” Harris of  Middletown OH;  James Snow II of Forest Park, Oh,  and Lora (Cedric) Dejournett of  Trenton, OH. Sisters, Saundra Smith ( Levester Broadnax)  of Augusta, GA, Sherri Coleman of Middletown, OH, Cynthia Harvey of Charlotte NC, and Roberta (Walter) Derrico of Middletown, OH.  Brothers in law,  George (Elaine) Snow, of Middletown, OH,  Gene (Katherine) Snow of Punta Gorda, Fl and Lewis (Patricia) Snow Germantown, OH. Sisters in law, Cecelia (James) Thompson and Elena Snow of Middletown, OH.  Marie is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren as well as  many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who she loved dearly including a devoted life-long best friend, Norma Smith.

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Visitation: New Era Baptist Church
March 15, 2024

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Rev. Dr. Johannon R. Tate
1120 Yankee Road
Middletown, OH 45044

Funeral Service: New Era Baptist Church
March 15, 2024

12:00 PM
Rev. Dr. Johannon R. Tate
1120 Yankee Road
Middletown, OH 45044


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