John T. Snell
John T “Jack” Snell of Hebron, Illinois, passed away on June 3, 2021, of natural causes. Jack was born on February 1, 1941, in Oneida, NY to Theodore “Kelly” Snell and Wyona Theresa Stone Snell. He was the oldest of seven children which included Ronald Snell, Irene (Stickler) Snell, Jeanne (Hand) Snell, Sheila (Koski) Snell, Jerry Snell and JoAnne (Binder) Snell. Jack graduated from Stockbridge Valley High School In Munnsville, NY, and was a student at Ray Vogue School of Art in Chicago, IL. Jack traveled to Albuquerque, NM where he met and married his wife, Naomi. He and his family moved to Florida for a time and he eventually moved to Sherrill, NY where he established an independent sign company. Eventually, Jack moved to Illinois and continued with his sign shop business. He worked for a time at Great America in Gurnee, IL and, upon retirement, worked for Walmart in Lake Geneva, WI. Jack achieved a Fourth Degree in the Knights of Columbus and was a fellow of the Moose in Johnsburg, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kelly and Wyona, his sister, Sheila, his brother, Jerry, and his son, Eric. Jack is survived by his daughter, Sonya, his ex-wife, Naomi, his daughter-in-law, Tracey, granddaughters, Hannah and Gwenyth, his siblings, numerous nieces and nephews, and friends. A funeral mass will be held at St. Gilbert’s Chapel, 301 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL, on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am. For more information, please call 847-223-8122 or www.StrangFuneral.org.