Anne Schnibbe

Lifelong Hastings resident Anne Schnibbe passed away on Sunday, April 24, at age 94, with her family by her side. 

Anne was born to the Anthony and Catherine Tassio on December 26, 1927. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1946 and married Bob Schnibbe in 1947. Together they raised five children, ran a family business, and shared 50 years in a house, on a dead end street, overlooking the Hudson River. 

Anne was a pillar in the community in multple capacities, always willing to lend a hand. 

She was a parishioner of the St. Matthew Catholic Church and a member of the St. Matthew Home and School Association, serving as a substitute kindergarten teacher and a volunteer physical education teacher at the St. Matthew School. 

She served as president of the Beatrice Gorman Auxiliary of VFW Post 200, was a charter member of the Admiral Farragut Post 1195 American Legion Auxiliary, a member of the Protection Engine Company Ladies Auxiliary, and a member of the Hastings Recreation Commission.

In addition, Anne devoted much time to the senior citizens in the Hastings. She served as the director of the Senior Canteen for almost 40 years, and was a member of the Hastings Senior Council, Hudson Shore Council of Senior Citizens, Westchester Council of Senior Citizens, and Senior Input Network of Greenburgh. Anne was named to the Westchester County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame in 1993, and she and Bob were Hastings Citizens of the Year in 1994.

Anne is survived by her son Thomas (Nancy), daughter Margie, daughter-in-law Jean, son Steven, grandchildren Jennifer (Brad), Brian (Melissa), Meghan (Mario), Juliane, and Bobby, great grandchildren Emma, Courtney, Britney, loving companion James Pasanella, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Anne was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert J., Sr., her son Robert J., Jr., daughter Annemarie, daughter-in-law Ginny, her brothers and sisters, and her parents.

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