M. John Scanlan Funeral Home: Obituaries

M. John Scanlan Funeral Home

Ruth G. Snowdon Ruth G. Snowdon
(October 15, 1920 - January 8, 2012)

Ruth G. Snowdon, 91, of Pompton Plains, passed away on January 8, 2012.

Born in Newark, Ruth was the daughter of Herbert and Lillian Smith.  Marrying John Snowdon in April of 1942, the couple raised three sons in Cedar Grove before later moving to Sparta and Pompton Plains.  An avid traveler, Ruth was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be missed by all who knew her.

Ruth is survived by her husband, John; her sons, Jack and his wife Norma of Pompton Plains, Gary and his wife Susan of Guilderland, NY, and David and his wife Dorothy of Livingston; her grandsons, John and his wife Lauren, and Terry; and her great grandson, Jack.

A funeral service will be held 9 am Thursday, January 12 at Cedar Crest Chapel, Pompton Plains.  Interment will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union.  The family will receive visitors from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains.