Stories tagged with: Snouffer Funeral Home

April 22, 2015 - 3:02pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Zanesville community lost a very well loved and prominent member Tuesday.

79 year old James Joseph Kobunski Sr. was born in Zanesville in 1935 where he lived his whole life. Kobunski graduated from Rosecrans High School and began working for McGraw-Edison almost immediately. We spoke to David McGlade, son in law of Kobunski who told us more about the things he was involved with.

"About 29 he was hired on as a salesman for a new car dealership here in Zanesville . The...

November 11, 2014 - 5:38pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

In 2013 Wreaths Across America volunteers laid over 540 thousand memorial wreaths across the country on veteran graves. This year is another chance for you to get involved thanks to Snouffer Funeral Home.

2014 marks the 5th year of Snouffer's involvement with the Wreaths Across America organization, who continue their mission to remember, honor, and teach. For just fifteen dollars you can purchase a wreath to be placed on a veteran grave in honor of their service to our country....

May 26, 2014 - 2:40pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

Snouffer Funeral Home held their Memorial Day Service of Remembrance this afternoon.

Families and friends gathered to pay tribute to men and women who gave their lives serving our country, as well as those who continue to do so today.

"What this is, is for families to get a chance to come in on Memorial Day and have an opportunity to remember their loved one," said Josh Snouffer, Funeral Director and Owner.

Special music was performed by Earl and Jan Corrothers of...

October 29, 2013 - 3:52pm
2 years 34 weeks ago

A non-profit organization called Wreaths of America is selling wreaths to be placed on the graves of veterans at Greenwood Cemetery.

Snouffer Funeral Home Director and WAA Location Coordinator for Muskingum County Brad McCune, said every year on Dec.14 at Noon, people from all 50 states participate in a wreath-laying ceremony to honor fallen veterans. If you would like to be a part of that, you can purchase a wreath for $15.

"Wreaths may be purchased two ways actually, they...

July 1, 2013 - 4:33pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

An influential local man is being remembered for his contributions to the community.

Bill Phillips passed away on Saturday at the age of 80. Phillips was the Chairman of Century National Bank's Executive Committee up until his death. This year would've been his 50th year with the bank. Throughout his career he held both the title of President and Vice President of the bank. His friends and colleagues say his mark will never be forgotten.

"He has been our leader and mentor...

June 29, 2013 - 7:56pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

One of Zanesville's most influential members passes away at 80 years of age.

William "Bill" Phillips was involved in more than 30 community organizations over his lifetime and received more than a dozen awards for his dedication to Zanesville and Muskingum County. Some of his most recognized accomplishments included the Cole and Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award, Tribute to Fatherhood Award and he also received more than four awards from the United Way celebrating his...

May 27, 2013 - 6:04pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

Memorial Day is usually reserved for veterans but a local funeral home remembered the lives of all lost.

Snouffer funeral home had their second annual service of remembrance. At the service they played patriotic music as well as church hymns. Owner, Josh Snouffer says the service allows families to heal.

"What this is is where families can come and have an opportunity to share the loss of some of their relatives that have passed within the past year as well as relatives that...

January 7, 2013 - 3:42pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

A local funeral home feels honored to reach a milestone.

With three locations in Crooksville, Roseville and Zanesville, Snouffer Funeral Home has served Southeastern Ohio for 10 years.

When the company began it was just Director Josh, his wife and office manager Michelle and their two children.

"It's just amazing how the business has grown through employees. We have several more employees, we have an extra child there and our growth in the help that we have surrounding...

November 5, 2012 - 6:02pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

For the second year in a row Snouffer Funeral Home in Zanesville will take part in "Wreaths Across America".

Twenty years ago a wreath company in Maine decided to send their extra holiday wreaths to Arlington National Cemetary, where they were placed on military headstones. Since then the event has evolved to incorporate cemetary locations all across the nation, including Zanesville Memorial Park.

"It gives the citizens time to honor those who have served our...

November 7, 2011 - 12:05pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

In 1992 a wreath company from Maine was left with extra wreaths close to the holiday season. The company sent the 5,000 extra wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery where they were placed on the military headstones.

That one act of kindness has translated into a national movement called Wreaths Across America. At over 500 locations including Zanesville Memorial Park wreaths will be placed on the graves of veterans.

"Wreaths Across America stands for three things remember,...

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