CHARLES SNAVELY

It is with great sadness Tyler J. Snavely and family announce the unexpected passing of his father, Charles Scott Snavely on November 30, 2017.

Scott, age 45, was a lifelong resident of Wilmington, Delaware. He attended St. Helena’s Elementary School and graduated in 1992 from Howard High School. After graduation, Scott went on to work in the Ironworkers and Steel Fabrication field.

A sports enthusiast his entire life, Scott was an avid supporter of the Philadelphia Sports Teams. Prior to his passing, Scott’s dream was to see the Philadelphia Eagles win a Super Bowl and parade down Broad Street. FLY EAGLES FLY! Scott was also a fan of the Michigan Wolverines, Penn State Nittany Lions and Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

A highlight of Scott’s life was serving as the Head Coach of the 2011 Fox Point Minor League Division Colorado Rockies and leading them to a Championship.

Scott is survived by his mother, Phyllis J. Gilbert, his son Tyler James, and Tyler’s mother, Stephanie L. Graham, all of Wilmington. Tyler and Stephanie made Scott’s heart complete. He is also survived by his sister Mary Moore (Michael) and family of Salisbury, MD. Scott was predeceased by his father, James E. Snavely, Sr. and his brother, James E. Snavely, Jr. Scott is also survived by the Robert C. & Eva Gilbert family, the Dr. Nick T. & Paula Manolakos family and the William & Patricia Opal family of Elkton, MD. Other survivors include numerous cousins, friends and Scooter the cat.

Graveside Service will be held at Cathedral Cemetery, 2400 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE on Thursday, December 7th at 11 am. Following the service a luncheon will be held at the family home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Scott’s memory to The Compassionate Friends, Brandywine Hundred Chapter, P.O. Box 114. Rockland, DE 19732-0114. The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child, of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.