Sarah M. Snow, age 79, of Marathon, NY passed away Wednesday, December 29, 2021. She was a graduate of McGraw High School in 1960 and received her AS degree from Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden, NY. Sarah was the Comptroller for Garage, DeFrance in Ithaca, NY, for 27 years. After retirement, for another 14 years she continued accounting work for Purity Ice Cream, which was owned by her daughter and son-in-law Heather and Bruce Lane.
Sarah was a certified Reiki Master who spent many years healing and caring for others. She was an amazing cook and gardener whose vegetable and flower gardens were legendary. Sarah, a true adventurer, enjoyed taking trips with friends and family. She especially loved hiking trips in the Adirondack Mountains with her family. Even before one trip was finished, Sarah would begin planning where she was going next.
Preceded in death by her parents Waldo and Myra Van Epps. She is survived by the love of her life, Eric Snow. They were married for over 36 years with the majority of their married life spent on their beloved farm on Snow Road in the Town of Virgil, NY. She is also survived by sisters Lucille McKee and Janice Allis, and brother, David Van Epps (Diane). Their “Brady Bunch” includes Sarah’s children Marty Groover (Kristi), Greg Groover, Heather Lane (Bruce) and Victor Van Epps (Stefan) as well as Eric’s children Steve Snow (Sherri), Dave Snow (Mario) and Jamie Snow (Stacey). Sarah also had fifteen loving grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Sarah was an amazing friend and has numerous treasured friendships that enriched her life.
Calling hours and a life celebration service will be held on January 29, 2022 at the McGraw United Methodist Church, 20 E Main, McGraw, NY 13101. The family will receive friends between 1:00pm and 3:00pm Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the McGraw United Methodist Church, and a life celebration service will commence at 3:00pm immediately following the calling hours. A private burial will be in the McGraw Cemetery.
The family would like to express our sincerest thanks for the wonderful help and care provided by Hospicare of Ithaca. If desired, friends may make memorial contributions to either the McGraw United Methodist Church or to Hospicare at www.hospicare.org/donate/.