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Joan Snyder Cussen

By on November 4, 2018

Rochester, NY – At age 86, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018 surrounded by her family.

Joan is predeceased by her husband Raymond Donald “Don” Cussen, her parents Cecil and Maybelle Snyder, and her brothers Duane, Ronald and Douglas Snyder. Joan is survived by her son David Cussen, daughter Rebecca (Cussen) Eggleton, grandsons Nikolai and Aleksander Eggleton and numerous nieces and nephews. Joan was born in Niagara Falls, NY. She worked for over 20 years as the office manager for the law offices of Woods, Oviatt Gilman and retired in 1990. Joan, along with her predeceased husband, was an award winning foster parent with the Monroe County Department of Social Services and was foster parent to over 40 children during 30 years.

Joan enjoyed all things related to tea including tea parties. She was a great organizer in many areas, undaunted by any deed or task. 

Joan’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at St. Christopher’s Church 3350 Union Street, North Chili, NY 14514 at 10:00 AM. Private Interment , St. Vincent Cemetery, Churchville, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Boys & Girls Club of Rochester, 500 Genesee St, Rochester, NY 14611 or St. Christopher’s Church.