Cynthia Loraine Snodgrass Niemann Jones of Jamestown, PA passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at her home following an extended illness. She is now at home with the Lord. She was born in Cleveland, OH on August 24, 1955, the daughter of Raymond L. and Betty (Vilk) Snodgrass. She married C. Barton Jones July 3, 1997; he survives.
Cynthia graduated from Twinsburg High School in Ohio, obtained her bachelor's degree in theater from Otterbein University and a master's degree from the University of Akron. In Cleveland, she performed in the Center Repertory Theater production of "Vanities" under the direction of Tom Fulton. For that performance she received a best actress award from the Cleveland Critic's Circle.
Cindy continued her love of the theater while teaching acting at Lakeland Community College in Mentor, OH, where she founded the Lakeland Civic Theater, Lakeland Community College's two-year semi-professional training program. She also worked at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA, where she directed many plays and worked as adjunct faculty in theatre and coordinator of the Resch/Drinko performing arts summer program.
Cindy enjoyed home renovation and decorating and her beloved pets, Shadow, Baby and Pumpkin. She was currently working with her husband at his law firm in Jamestown, PA.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Warren S. Jones, her mother Betty Snodgrass of Greenville, PA; a sister, Connie Morra and her husband, Michael, of Overland Park, KS; her mother-in-law, Vera Jones of Jamestown; brothers-in-law Gregory Jones and Douglas Jones; sister-in-law Sandra Saben and their spouses; a nephew Gary Rupp and great niece Delaney of Overland Park.
Services will be private at the families convenience.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jamestown Presbyterian Church, 415 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA 16134 or the Westford United Methodist Church, 2031 Westford Rd., Jamestown, PA 16134.