Marie Elizabeth Mosher (Snype), 91

Nov 27, 2021

Marie Elizabeth Mosher (Snype), resident of Wareham since 2011, and of Bourne from 1969 to 2011, passed away on Friday, November 26th, at 91 years of age.  Born and raised in Union City, New Jersey, Marie was the second of three children of the late Edward and Mary Snype, of County Roscommon, Ireland, and attended St. Michael’s Elementary and High Schools, where upon graduation in 1947, she was class valedictorian.  She joined the U.S. Air Force in 1948, where she met airman Robert A. Mosher, while stationed at the same military base.  They were married on September 20th, 1950, and for the next five decades raised five children.

Marie was predeceased by her beloved husband, Robert A. Mosher, her son-in-law Michael W. Nader, her sister Kathleen P. Smith and her brother Edward J. Snype.  She is survived by her children,  Reverend Robert E. Mosher of The Columban Fathers, Bristol, RI; Mary K. Mosher and Anne-Marie Mosher of Wareham; Anthony J. and his wife Mary Mosher of Yarmouth; and Paul A. Mosher of Quincy.   Marie also leaves her sister-in-law Margaret Mosher of Monument Beach, Christine Haddad of Boston, granddaughters Julie and Mariah and many nieces and nephews and their families.

In addition to being an exceptional homemaker and avid reader, Marie also worked at various times as a radio mechanic in the U.S. Air Force, a telephone operator, a fabric store salesperson and a skilled sewer and quilter.  Marie was an active member of St. John the Evangelist parish community in Pocasset, serving as a certified religious education teacher, a member of the Women's Guild and of the Bingo Committee, and as Eucharistic Minister.   She also volunteered at the Bourne Food Pantry for 17 years.

The family wishes to express their gratitude for the emergency services provided by Wareham first responders, and for the care she received from Dr. Miguel Prieto of Cape Cod Health Care, from the health aide Jan Fortenberry, and from the Hospice Team of Southcoast Healthcare.

Visiting hours will be at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – Wareham, 2599 Cranberry Hwy. (Rt. 28), Wareham from 4 to 7 p.m., on Tuesday, November 30th, with a vigil service at 6 p.m. The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 841 Shore Rd., Pocasset at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, December 1st.  Please go directly to church.  Burial will follow in Mass. National Cemetery, Bourne at 11:15 a.m.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bourne Food Pantry, 20 Commerce Park Road, Pocasset, MA 02532.  For directions or to leave a message of condolence visit: