Janice McCall Snow 93 passed away on June 27, 2020 at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.
She was born in Butler on August 28, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Harry W. McCall and Cecilia Lorenz McCall.
A 1944 graduate of Butler High School, she later graduated Cum Laude from Slippery Rock University earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in English, Writing, Humanities and Fine Art and a Minor in Psychology, May 13, 1989.
Employment in her early years, were at Bell Telephone from 1944 to 1946 both in Butler and Philadelphia. From 1946 until 1953 she was employed in the offices of Social Security Administration in Baltimore, MD. Later as her children grew, she was employed in American Hardware Company’s data-processing-computer office in East Butler. She was also a clerical employee for County Private Industries and retired as a Monitor for the Senior Program of the County.
In the years when her children were growing-up, the family spent vacations each year touring the West, visiting National Parks, and Historical places of interest, as well as fun weekends.
Janice has had several articles, short stories, and poetry published as she pursued her writing. “A Prayer of Thanks” published in the Journal of “Famous Poems of America” in 1996 received an “Award of Recognition ” a poem dedicated to her children. She has completed two full-length novels.
She married Richard E. Snow at Sts. Phillip & James Catholic Church in Baltimore, MD on September 18, 1950. They renewed their marriage vows on May 7, 1994. In retirement years, she and her husband traveled the country in their 21-ft motor home as well as Alaska and Canada. He passed away of September 13, 2005.
She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. She was a Life Member of Slippery Rock University Alumni Association. She was also a Life Member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veteran of the Foreign Wars Post #249 of Butler.
Surviving is one son Timothy R. Snow of Lindewold, NH; four daughters: Patricia and her husband Dr. David McNerney of Rockville, Md,, Cynthia Lee and her husband Dr. David J. Kenyon of St. Louis, MO., Kathleen Huff of Butler, PA and Carolyn and her husband Harry B. Rutter, CPA of Hainesport NJ; seven grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death her brother, C. Robert McCall; her sister, Urusla Gregson; and son-in-law, Gary Huff.
Visitation for family and friends will be on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from 10:00 am to 12:00 (noon) at Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 East North Street, Butler, PA 16001.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean St., Butler, PA. with Rev. Father John Baver.
Burial will be in North Side Cemetery in Butler, PA.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com