theresa snape
Theresa Snape, 78 of Weirton died Sunday, March 17, 2002 at the Weirton Medical Center. She was born on February 12, 1924 in Weirton, WV, the daughter of the late Frank Magnone and Rose (Gillette) Magnone Trione. Her stepfather, Tony Trione; her sister, Wanda Bengier, and her sister in law, Dolores J. Magnone, also preceded her in death. Theresa was a graduate of Weir High School Class of 1942 and the Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Zanesville, OH. She was employed as a registered nurse at the Ohio Valley Hospital in Steubenville, Weirton General Hospital and retired from the Weirton Geriatric Center in 1985. Theresa was a member of the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church and the National Nursing Association. She is survived by her husband, Thomas J. Snape, whom she married on April 15, 1950; her son, Tom and his wife Judy Snape; her daughter, Donna Ficca and her husband, Greg; her brother, Matthew Magnone 4 grandchildren, Tammy Ficca Moore, Gregory Ficca, Patricia and Eric Snape; 3 great grandchildren, Chelsee and Andrew Snape, Lexus Ficca, all of Weirton, six nephews and one niece Visitation will be 2-4 & 7-9 PM Tuesday, at the Greco Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Funeral liturgy with mass will be celebrated 10 AM Wednesday at the Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church, Weirton. Entombment will follow at Saint Paul Cemetery in Weirton. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association 1221-A Ohio Avenue Box 1115 Dunbar, WV 25064. View online at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Greg, Donna, Tammy, Mike, Greg, and Lexus, Our deepest conolences to all of you! If there’s anything we can do… don’t hesitate to call.

  2. Dear Mr.Snape, Charlie and I are truly sorry for your loss. I did’t get to know Mrs. Snape to well, and I’m sorry for that. I can tell you, from reading the obituary on line that we had the same Anniversary. Charlie and I were married on April 5, 1980.

  3. You shall be remembered in my Mass Prayers. I remember delivering the Herald Star to your family many years ago, your mother was always so very kind and thoughtful.

  4. I worked with Theresa at the Weirton geriatric Center from 1973-77. She was one of my favorite nurses and I always enjoyed working with her. My deepest sympathies to her family.

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