SNOWDEN, Marven Douglas


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marven Douglas Snowden, 75, on Tuesday, July 4, 2023, at the East Cumberland Lodge, Pugwash, NS.

Formerly of Springhill, NS, Marven was the son of the late Dennison and Mildred (Alyward) Snowden.

Marven was employed with Michelin for 33 years, retiring in 2004, when he then began working part time at Walmart for another four years.

Marven loved music and dancing, the outdoors, gardening and tapping his maple trees. He was an avid bee keeper for many years and loved animals, especially his dog Sami.

Marven is survived by his wife Donna Marie (Woodford); their children, Jacqueline (Rene), Sonya (Bret), Michael (Helene), Rob (Angela), Tim (Mary), Ryan (LeAnne), Philip (Joyce), Greg (Arianna), and Andrew; ten grandchildren; sisters, Kathy (Allan) Matthews and Debbie (Danny) Cvitkovich, as well as his brothers, Roy (Barb) and Reg.

Besides his parents, Marven was predeceased by his grandson, Michael.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of A H Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, 902-597-2361. Honouring Marven's wishes, cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held for family and friends on Saturday, August 26, 1 p.m. at Hillside Cemetary, Springhill, NS. A celebration of life will follow at the Search and Rescue Hall.

For those who wish to donate in Marven's memory may do so to the Alzheimer's Society.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at or through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook page.

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