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Jo Ann Snead

Jo Ann Snead

Jan 29, 1947 - Jan 20, 2022

Jo Ann Snead - Obituary


o Ann "Jo" Snead, a lifelong resident of Riva, MD, died at her home on January 20, 2022. Born January 29, 1947 in Annapolis, MD, she graduated from Annapolis High School in 1965. Jo worked as a Guidance Secretary at Annapolis High School from 1984-97, before finishing her career at St. Mary's Catholic High School from 1997-2010. She was a longtime member of Annapolis Moose Lodge # 296 in Crownsville, MD, the Riva Volunteer Fire Department, the Disabled American Veterans organization, the Family Readiness Group, and the Chesapeake Chapter of Vietnam Veterans Auxilliary. Jo enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and camping up and down the East Coast. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Gilbert Snead, Jr.; three children, Casey Ichimura-Snead of Riva, MD, Gilbert "Buddy" (Jen) Snead, III of Riva, MD, and Erin Wood of Hillsboro, MD; three siblings; her 12 beloved grandchildren, Jack (Sarah) Peterson, Lillie Peterson, Sam Peterson, Trevor Snead, Collin Snead, Harley Snead, Tucker Snead, Mason Wood, Andrew Wood, Garrett Wood, Gwyneth Wood, and Carter Wood; and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to celebrate Jo's life on Friday, January 28 from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM at the Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Rd., Edgewater, MD. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday, January 29 at 9 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 109 Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fisher House Foundation, 12300 Twinbrook Parkway, Ste. 410, Rockville, MD 20852. Please take a moment to leave a memory for the family by visiting the link on this page.