Suddenly, at Bluewater Health, on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 with his loving family by his side, Gary Snauwaert passed away at the age of 65. Beloved husband and best friend of Bonnie for 42 years. Loving father to Ryan (Julie) and Shaun (Stephanie). Forever remembered by his pride and joy, his granddaughter Emma. Survived by sisters Nancy (Larry) MacNeil, Judy (Dave) Doucher, and Wendy (Brent) Reid, sisters-in-law Linda (Leon) Clarke, and Patty Dobroski, and brother-in-law Richard Pash. Remembered by dear friends Bonnie and Dennis Kolisnek. Predeceased by his father George (1996), his mother Joyce (2017) and his brother-in-law Allan MacNeil (2001). Gary was a retired Millwright at Dow Chemical and Shell. He was a proud member of the Sarnia Street Machines and an avid NASCAR fan. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Friday, September 15, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Pathways Health Centre for Children or the Sarnia & District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).