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Nilva "Ma Snitch" Swan Snitchler Allen
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Birth: May 1, 1921
Death: Feb. 8, 2014
Binghamton
Broome County
New York, USA

Nilva (Snitchler) "Ma Snitch" Allen of Binghamton, born May 1, 1921, peacefully went to be with her Lord, February 8, 2014, at the age of 92.

After the passing of her husband in 1963 she became an LPN at age 42. She found her niche at Wilson Hospital in the Nursery. Later she became a foster parent to a child that was not expected to survive, but because of her love and care the child grew up to have a life of her own. Nilva was a member of the Broome County Chapter of the Sweet Adelines and the First Ward Senior Chorus. She became a member of the Pennsylvania Foster Grandparents Program and was "Grandma" at Choconut Valley Elementary School for several years. She had sponsored two children through World Vision for over 15 years.

Nilva was predeceased by her husband, Morris Snitchler; and children, Carol, Jonathon, Marcia and Daniel Snitchler. Nilva is survived by her children, Shirley Johnson, Melvin (Marlene) Snitchler, David (Bridget) Snitchler, Paul (Karen) Snitchler, Wanda (Leroy) Hoffman, Rebecca (Kieth) Griffiths; and 22 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. at the New Life Ministries Church, 201 Hill Ave., Endicott, NY 13760. Her family will receive friends at church on Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider memorial contributions in Nilva's name to the New Life Ministries Church Food Pantry.


Obituary and photo published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on Feb. 11, 2014.

Her daughter Carol Lee Snitchler Find A Grave Memorial# 78178977.
Her son Sgt. Daniel G. Snitchler Find A Grave Memorial# 78229142.
Her son Jonathan M. Snitchler Find A Grave Memorial# 78178847.
Her daughter Marcia L. Howard Find A Grave Memorial# 78179197. 
 
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 Parents:
  Clayton Wesley Swan (1897 - 1968)
  Katherine Frances Smith Swan Greene (1903 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  Morris Raymond Snitchler (1912 - 1963)
 
 Children:
  Melvin D Snitchler (1941 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nineveh Plains Cemetery
Nineveh
Broome County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Your Lifes History
Originally Created by: Dianne Holton
Record added: Feb 11, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 124995123
Nilva Ma Snitch <i>Swan</i> Snitchler Allen
Added by: Dianne Holton
 
Nilva Ma Snitch <i>Swan</i> Snitchler Allen
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Chester
 
 
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- Dianne Holton
 Added: Feb. 11, 2014
 
 
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