- The Washington Times - Tuesday, July 4, 2006

Gladys Gonzalez Snare, a former Spanish instructor at the Central Intelligence Agency, died June 15 in Sarasota, Fla., after suffering a ruptured aneurysm and a stroke a week earlier. She was 80.

Mrs. Snare was born in Jinotepe, Nicaragua. Before settling in Sarasota, she lived in Edgewater, Md., with her husband of 46 years, Philip F. Snare. She spent 25 years as a Spanish instructor at the CIA.

Mrs. Snare was a docent at the Ringling Brothers Museum of Classical Art in Sarasota, and was active at the Church of the Redeemer, also in Sarasota.

Survivors include a daughter, Penelope Snare Angulo of Buenos Aires; two sons, Philip Snare of Vienna, Va., and Paul Snare of Austin, Texas; seven siblings; and three grandchildren.

Memorial donations can be made to Habitat for Humanity International, 121 Habitat St., Americus GA 31709-3498, with “Nicaragua” specified.

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