Joan Elaine Schnatterer
Joan Elaine Schnatterer
  • July 25, 1932 - March 22, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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Joan Elaine (Snyder) Schnatterer entered into rest March 22, 2017 and she was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 25, 1932. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Joseph, who passed away on November 9, 2009, her parents Andrew and Dorothy Snyder; as well as her brother, Robert Snyder. She had a brief career in Philadelphia as secretary to Ed McMann and when she moved to Florida over 30 years ago, she worked as a medical records secretary and a receptionist for the Kapok Tree Inn. She also enjoyed her time as a docent for the, then, Safety Harbor Museum and her involvement with the Safety Harbor Women's Club and the friends she made there. In her lifetime, Joan traveled with her husband, Joe, all over the world from Puerto Rico to Paris, Ireland to Alaska. Traveling was one of their great passions. Joan worked in many capacities over her lifetime. But Joan' s greatest joy was being a mom, mom mom and Gmom. Joan is survived by her 6 children, Joanne (Ed) Gibbons, Joyce Schnatterer, John (Chris) Schnatterer, James (Julie) Joseph Schnatterer Jr., and Jan Marie (Dany) Sayad; her 13 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; as well as a host of lifelong friends from all over the country. A visitation will take place from 4pm-6pm on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Blount & Curry Funeral Home Carrollwood Chapel, 3207 W Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL 33618; funeral service will take place at 1:30pm on Monday, March 27, 2017 at Espiritu Santo Church, 2405 Phillippe Pkwy, Safety Harbor, FL 34695 with burial to follow at Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park of Clearwater.