Tonya Nicole Snodgrass, 32, of Barrackville, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.
Tonya was born March 21, 1986, and is survived by her parents, Jeff and Ann Gump, of Barrackville.
Tonya worked as a pediatric oncology nurse at Ruby, where she was loved and respected by her coworkers, patients and their families. She loved everything Disney and Harry Potter. She enjoyed traveling, crafting, decorating cakes and reading.
In addition to her parents, Tonya is survived by her sister, Christina Snodgrass, of Barrackville; her best friend and other sister, Charissa Workman, of Fairmont; her grandmother, Sharon Gump, of Barrackville; her grandfather, Captain John Thaubald Ret., of Elkins; her faithful companion, Max; as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
In celebration of Tonya’s life and what she loved, she had requested that visitors be encouraged to wear beach and Disney themed attire.
The family would like to thank the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Ruby and Dr. Kanate and staff for their loving care and support. The family would also like to extend a special thank you to the staff of 6 Southeast at Ruby for their love and support.
The family requests memorial contributions be made in Tonya’s memory to the Jack Strong Foundation, P,O, Box 395, Bridgeport, WV 26330, or to the WVU Medicine Children’s, P.O. Box 8200 (ROCII), Morgantown, WV 26506.
The family will receive friends at Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, from 2-7 p.m. Friday, and from 10 a.m. Saturday, July 7, until the 11 a.m. funeral service.