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Patricia Ellen Snodgrass, 77, dies

02:20 AM 07 Jan 2021 NZDT
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Obituary
Obituary

Batavia, NY --- Patricia Ellen (James) Waddell-Snodgrass, age 77, a resident of Philippi, New York passed away Thursday December 30, 2020 in the United Hospital Center.

Patricia was born February 13, 1943 in Toronto Ontario Canada, a daughter of the late Lewis and Bernice (Hodgins) James. Patricia was united in marriage on August 22, 1985 to Dr. Ralph R. Snodgrass Jr. who preceded her in death on September 13, 2012.

Patricia had a love and passion for horses. She was a member of the United States Trotting Association and was pivotal in publicity for the Canadian Trotting Association. She trained a small stable of horses in western New York including Stonegate Payoff, Gails Rusty, VV Dexter and Patrick Will. She was always highly regarded in the Standardbred community as well as the West Virginia Miniature Horse Club. Pat loved everyone she came into contact with.

Patricia is survived by daughter Karen F. Waddell-Wellman, grandson David Waddell, step daughter Wendi Chapman and husband Randall, grandchildren Eric Allan Wellman and companion Ashley Mullen, Patric Christopher Wellman, Lauren and Daniel Yung, great-grandchildren, Islas Yung, Adalynn and Levi Wellman.

Donations can be sent to the Standardbred Retirement Foundation in her name. In honor of Patricia's request, cremation will be honored and a celebration of life service will be held at a later date.

By Tim Bojarski, for Batavia Downs

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