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Clare (Tokar) Sniegowski

August 9, 1927 ~ June 19, 2018 (age 90)


Clare Sniegowski was born on August 9, 1927 in Clay Center, OH to Stephen Tokar (House of Jurika) and Suza Tokar of Polomka, Slovakia. She passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in her Toledo home.

Clare spent most of her childhood on their family farm in Munith, MI, where she attended Kennedy School, a one room schoolhouse. She graduated as the Salutatorian of Stockbridge High School Class of 1945. Clare moved to Toledo and completed Warner College of Beauty. She owned the American Beauty Shop on Ashland Ave. in Toledo from 1946 - 1949. Clare married her loving husband Edwin Peter Sniegowski on June 19, 1948.

They were blessed with five children, Janet (David) Cantrell, James (Mary), Joyce (Bruce) Mowery, Judy (Wesley) Born and Joan Leland) Arthur; 14 grandchildren and twenty plus great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister, Frances Gauthier.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Andrew, Stephen Jr., Anne Freeman, Johnny, Marie Bartok Gallagher, Susan Majchier and Frank (Rosemarie).

The Celebration of Life liturgy will be held on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 6149 Hill Ave., Toledo, OH, where the family will receive guests at 10:00 a.m. that morning. Committal services will follow at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery. Memorial tributes may be made to the Our Lady of Lourdes Toledo "We Build" Campaign.

Arrangements by the Thomas I. Wisniewski Funeral Home. (419) 531-4424.

Donations may be made to:

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
6149 Hill Avenue, Toledo OH 43615
Tel: 1-419-865-2345

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