Susan Patsel is the best known as the wife of Norm Snead who was an American professional football player who died in Naples, Florida, on January 14, 2024, at the age of 84. She played a big role in supporting her husband’s career and was a constant presence at his games.
Even after his passing, Susan continued to honor Norm’s legacy making sure that his contributions to the football world were never forgotten. Norm’s death news was confirmed by Susan Patsel that he died on Sunday at his home in Naples. His death cause is not revealed by his family.
Susan Patsel Bio
Susan Patsel is in her late 80s. She was born in Halifax County, Virginia, U.S. She was married with Norm Snead till his last breathe. Couple had five children together. They also had 14 grandchildren. Her father-in-law, Hugh, a farmer and mother-in-law was Louise Snead. She attended Warwick High School, where her husband was a star three-sport (basketball, football, and baseball) athlete.
As a sophomore and junior, Snead won all six of his pitching decisions. As a senior, he averaged 23 points per game in basketball and once scored 41 points in a single game. As a junior, he alternated starting quarterback duties; as a senior, he passed for 13 touchdowns and almost 1,000 yards.
He sealed the victory in a game against Hampton by intercepting a pass on Hampton’s subsequent series after he had thrown what would have been the game-winning touchdown pass. He received the title of second-team all-state. In 1957, he completed his graduation.
Susan Patsel never comes in media
Susan Patsel keeps her personal life very private while her late husband, Norm Snead was named the second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference quarterback, in 1958. He was named second-team All-American as a quarterback by UPI, in 1960. He was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame, in 1984.
Who was Norm Snead?
Norm Snead was born on July 31, 1939 in Halifax County, Virginia, was a quarterback who played in the NFL. He stood at a height of 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) and weighed 215 lb (98 kg). He became the head football coach at The Apprentice School in Newport News, Virginia, after he retired from competition in 1977. Between 1978 and 1984 and 1988 to 1989, he coached football for two terms, finishing with a 46–41–2 record. His net worth was at $6M, in 2024 at the time of his death.