Jessie Rae Snavely, 89, of St. Anne's Retirement Community, formerly of Landisville, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2019 at her residence. She was the wife of the late David K. Snavely, who passed away in 1962. She was born in Dover Township, daughter of the late Norman A. and Edna Marie Spahr Gross. Jessie was a school nurse for the Hempfield School District for 30 years before her retirement in 1992. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a graduate of Dover High School, York Hospital School of Nursing and the Millersville State Teachers College.
She is survived by one daughter: Cynthia Jane (Kelly) Donahue, Johns Island, SC. Two grandchildren: Matthew D. (Katherine) Donahue, and Sara Kathleen Donahue. Two great-grandchildren: Margaret and Evelyn Donahue. One niece: Sue M. Kendig, Palmyra. One brother: Jason E. Gross, Dover. She was preceded in death by one daughter: Barbara Ann Snavely.
The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel at St. Anne's Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave., Columbia, PA 17512 on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. with Chaplain Ken Giovanelli, officiating. Interment in Landisville Mennonite Cemetery. There will be no public viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: St. Anne's Retirement Community. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.