Norma Jean Schwartz, Hornell

Norma Jean Schwartz, Hornell

Hornell, NY – Norma Jean Schwartz, 77, of North Main St., Ext., passed away late Saturday evening (Feb. 15, 2014) at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell, after a brief illness.

Born in Canaseraga on June 20, 1936, she was a daughter of the late William and Gladys Harrington White. On Aug. 5, 1957 she was married to Robert D. Schwartz, who passed away on March 16, 1989 after 32 years of marriage. Besides her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by her daughter, Beverly Jo Schwartz of Hornell; her son, John William Schwartz of Florida; her sister, Mary Jeffers of Ulysees, Pa. and her three brothers, Lloyd and Clarence White both of Canaseraga and William White of Wellsville.

A former resident of Canaseraga, Norma was a homemaker who has resided in Hornell for most of her life.

Her surviving family includes her two grandsons, Robert Schwartz of Minot, N.D. and Matthew (Nancy) Schwartz of Endicott; her three sisters, Carol (Ken) Behn of Andover, Virginia Johnson of Tennesee and Rosalee Allen of Washington state; her three brothers, Albert (Janet) White of Canaseraga, George White of Virginia and Kenneth (Dottie) White of Salem, N.Y.; also her many nieces and nephews.

To honor her wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Private interment will be held at the convenience of her family at Rural Cemetery, Hornell.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in her memory to the Mercy Suite at St. James Mercy Hospital, 411 Canisteo St., Hornell, N.Y. 14843.

Arrangements are with the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell.

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