The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday (June 20), at Covert Funeral Home, 7199 Main Street in Ovid. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday (June 21) at the Ovid Federated Church, with Pastor Rob Mellgard officiating, prayers of committal will be held at Ovid Union Cemetery.
Kindly consider a donation in Gail’s name to the Ovid Historical Society, PO Box 374, Ovid, NY 14521. For additional information, please contact Covert Funeral Home at 1-877-828-3411 or visit www.coverfuneralhome.com
Gail was a graduate of Cortland State Teacher’s College in Physical Education. Gail taught Physical Education at Hancock Central School for 4 years, and then taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades for 30 years at South Seneca Central School.
She is survived by her children Douglas (Donna Segura) Snyder of Sunnyvale, Calif., Tammi (Jeffrey) Hanson of Cleveland, Ohio, Ronald “Tiger” (Lisa) Snyder of Knoxville, Tenn., Kenneth (Marcia Simon) Snyder of Gaithersburg, Md., and Terri (Rick) Soltis of Saline, Mich., sisters Jean Gibson and Jo Currier, 14 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one niece; one nephew, and former husband, Raymond Snyder.
Gail was preceded in death by her parents Harold and Rocelia (Stilwell) Howard, and brother, Ivory Howard.