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Phoebe A. Snell, head cook, baker in Newfane schools

Sept. 16, 1924 – Oct. 17, 2014

Services for Phoebe A. Snell, head cook and baker at Newfane Central Schools, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Kenneth H. Sherrie Funeral Home, 6139 East Ave., Newfane.

The former Phoebe Barkalow died Oct. 17 after a short illness in Greer, S.C., where she moved to in 2013. She was 90.

She was born in Greenville, Mich. A resident of Newfane for 50 years, she worked for many years as the head cook and baker at Newfane Central Schools. She retired in 1985. Mrs. Snell enjoyed gardening and baking. She was a member of the Ridge Road Bible Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Shirley A. Genovese, Lynnette S. Owens and Cynthia J. Gibbs.

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